The Raspberry pi is often the fist small computer that hobbyists grab and for a good reason. It is easy to program, cheap and reasonably powerful. Getting the thing up and running is quick due to the large developer community, but there are many other solutions which are worth taking a look at.
This post is an overview of a number of areas where CAD can be of service. I will walk through a several domains where CAD technology can be useful, and point out some packages that are of interest along with some reason why you should care.
The robotics future is difficult to predict, but the robotic past more clear, although often open for interpretation. This post is a compilation of what I see as the biggest lessons from the last decade of robotics.
If we are entering into a golden age of robotics, the history books will be filled with countless one trick ponies, small dogs that can bark twice and then do a backflip. What is around the corner is much more impressive. Here is a look at some of the most important aspects of designing a robot character.