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Box generator

I haven’t used this yet but it seems to be good from people’s responses. It generates box designs (with the puzzle like edges) based on what you input. Hope someone can use it…
http://www.rahulbotics.com/project-details.php?id=12

Magnetic Racing game

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhO02gQEu-k

Final Project Rersources and Tips

Here is a grab bag of info to help with your final projects:
Lasercutter scheduling:
Refer to the lab calendar in another post and book times for your laser cutting - I suggest doing this asap - we will have a schedule up on the lasercutting room wall for tomorrow.
Materials you can cut:
I asked frank [...]

Electronic Components for AI - Use for drawing circuit diagrams and reference

Illustrator symbols:
http://www.tigoe.net/pcomp/code/category/circuits/134
these will show up in your symbols tab
here is a refrence for many many electroni component symbols:
http://library.thinkquest.org/10784/circuit_symbols.html

Lab Hours (From Frank)

Frank Says:
“A few students were asking for the link to check the Google Calendar hours and I realized I forgot to send it to you guys. Can you make this info available on the class website?”
HTTP:
http://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=bbf8okc3v37djlf2d21up11nuc%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Los_Angeles
ICAL:
http://www.google.com/calendar/ical/bbf8okc3v37djlf2d21up11nuc%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics

We could all learn a lot about games from Steve

which is more fun? playing games or watching inebriated japanese guys annotate them?

Bring your Arduino+Electronics Kits to class - We are meeting in Room 2250 from now on

Here is the info for the arduino starter kit that will be using in class starting week 6 (in two weeks)
http://www.adafruit.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=68&sessid=ff76dd4ea491b4719abf4f08c6ebb3a3
You need to order this asap as they keep getting backordered every few days (this is because they just introduced a new chip)
Ideally you want to have this in your hands by Feb 10th
also you [...]

LED button

This will be more useful in a couple of weeks:
http://www.circuitsonline.net/forum/view/46678
A very interesting way of making a button out of an LED

AR games at Smithsonian Museum

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=99244253

Wooden maze game wii fit

http://www.engadget.com/2009/01/12/wii-fit-and-arduino-bring-wooden-labyrinth-game-to-robotic-life/