I’ve already blogged here about my reading goals. I realized, though, that reading books is not enough. A lot of exciting HRI advances happen in and thanks to research and I need to keep an eye on this. I started looking into papers I should be reading right now and here’s a short list: Perception […]
Every week or so, I see a new robotic system pop up in my social feed. I do a bit of research and digging around and move on to other things. I finally decided to start writing about these robots, here, on my blog. Two of these robots rely on the idea that users will […]
I’ve been actively learning Python for almost a year and—as obvious as it sounds—one important aspect of learning is practicing! Here are my three favorite online resources for practicing Python. Practice Python Practice Python is the side project of Michele Pratusevich, a research engineer. With over 30 beginner Python exercises, full with discussion of a […]
I needed a web framework for Python and I picked Flask. Here’s why I’m happy about it.
If you’ve ever opened Vim, a Linux text editor, you might have wondered: “What is this and how do I get out of here?!” Me too.
As I’m building new skills and learning about emerging technologies, I have focused on improving my reading. Here are a few thoughts and strategies I’ve been using.
I have a couple of posts in the works, but I’d still like to post some things here. So I decided to start video recap posts. These are videos I’ve watched over the past couple of weeks (some are recent; others are not). Origami-inspired artificial muscles “Researchers at the Wyss Institute, Harvard SEAS, and MIT […]
Jessica Outlaw is a VR/AR experience researcher and founder of Data Driven LLC. She kindly answered a few questions about her report on women in social VR.
I recently attended a Universal Robots seminar and I had to draw parallels with Rethink Robotics’s cobots.
My TurtleBot3 is assembled and I look into the LiDAR and the first 3D visualizations of the space “seen” by the robot.