Jan 122006
 
Michael Shiloh Robot

credit: LinuxRobots.org

LinuxDevices.com has a posting about a newly launched website by one of its members that combines two of my favorite things: Linux and robots. The website, LinuxRobots.org, was created by Michael Shiloh, an electrical engineer, Linux buff, and robot builder for Survival Research Laboratories (SRL), the performance art group whose spectacularly noisy and destructive robot battles were the precursor to modern robot competitions like Robot Wars and BattleBots. Besides providing an online meeting place for Linux robot enthusiasts, Shiloh has built a small robot and connected it to his web server allowing anyone to SSH in, program it, and view their results via a webcam feed at the site.

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