Now you can enjoy hours of Lego building fun right at your desk, building Lego on a virtual map of Australia and NZ directly in your Chrome browser!
In celebration of the centenary year of Alan Turing’s birth Jeroen van den Bos and Davy Landman at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), Amsterdam (Netherlands) built a LEGO version of a Turing machine – the universal computing device that theoretically models how all computation is done. You can read about it at LEGO Turing Machine.
Mike Brandl is a fellow LEGO MCP and all-round outstanding LEGO builder. His latest project certainly pushes the envelope when it comes to putting the NXT in a harsh environment. This time he has built a LEGO submarine that can navigate successfully underwater. The NXT is housed in a plastic sealed bag, with glue around(…)
Danny Benedettelli recently provided me with a NXT2WIFI prototype sensor to start development of a leJOS driver for it. I’ve been working on the code in my (limited) spare time and have a basic client and server interface developed in Java. This is available in the latest SVN snapshot of leJOS.
I received a preview paper copy of the new book from NoStarch press titled “Lego Heavy Weapons” by Jack Street. For those of you who don’t know Jack is a young prodigy in the area of Lego gunsmiths as he built is first working Lego gun at the tender age of 13, and has been(…)