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  • .Net Gadgeteer for Visual Studio 2012 available

    Available today, download the updated .NET Gadgeteer, including support for Visual Studio 2012 and a host of other new features.
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 04-19-2013
  • Teaching Kids Programming - Online Training Course for .NET Developers

    This is a great little course to get children programming. Published by PluralSight one of the leading professional programmer training companies. Follow along with the videos You can use Visual C# Express, a free entry level version of Visual Studio with this course. You can download Visual C# Express from here. Teaching Kids Programming - ...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 03-27-2013
  • The Somersby Store

      Enjoyed this
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 03-27-2013
  • SciTech Club: First ROV swimming pool tests

    We had a special meeting of the high school SciTech club this week. Not only did we have an hour, not only were the students allowed to miss another lesson, but we got our Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles in the swimming pool! And they all worked The pictures below were captured from my own ROV which is equipped with a home made water ...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 03-01-2013
  • Code can change the world!

    I believe code DOES change the world. But to change things you need people. Watch this video to understand why coding is fun, needed and a great way to earn a living! This may be aimed at American school kids, but UK school kids need to do the same and BETTER!
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 03-01-2013
  • Think Computer Science 2012

    Together with colleagues from Microsoft UK and Microsoft Research I attended the Think Computer Science event today. Think Computer Science is an annual event by Microsoft Research in Cambridge, to inspire local high school students to follow a scientific or engineering education path. Over 600 children attended the day of special lectures by ...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 12-11-2012
  • First water test of SeaPerch

    This weekend I was able to test my prototype SeaPerch. The SciTech club is rapidly building their ROVs, so I needed to get on and test my UK version of the US Navys SeaPerch project.         The SeaPerch is now complete. The control box is assembled with double-throw, double pole switches enabling the three thrusters to ...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 12-02-2012
  • New tool

    In order to manufacture some custom parts required for one of my submersible projects I have had to purchase a small metal work lathe This will allow me to turn the section headers and seals required by my Robo-Float. Inspired by the Argo floats, my robo-float will be used to survey local inland lakes as part of an extended capability to ...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 11-10-2012
  • First SciTech club meeting

    As the opener for the new high school SciTech club I took along several of my robots: A1DW Eddie Sphero and my DIY Drones Quadrocopter All the above robots except for the Quadrocopter are differential drive robots. That means they are driven by two motors which can steer the robot like a tank or other tracked vehicle. Put one ...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 10-08-2012
  • New SciTech Club

    My local high school has invited me to lead a new Science and Technology club. Ive eagerly accepted the role but now I need to find a project to get the members excited. The club is on a Monday lunch time for only 25mins not a lot of time so a project that can return quick results is required. The US Navys SeaPerch out-reach project has ...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 10-01-2012

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