Maker Update: L3 Liberates Alexa

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Maker Update: L3 Liberates Alexa

This week on Maker Update, an Alexa-powered L3 droid, a pedal-powered art machine, a robot snake, robot bread, an FPV rover, last call for cocktail robots, and creative clamping techniques.

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++Show Notes [Maker Update #84]++

-=Project of the Week=-

Alexa-based L3-37 Droid from Solo: A Star Wars Story by Patrick Stefanski

https://github.com/PatchBOTS/L337

-=News=-

Hackaday Robotics Module Challenge Winners
These Twenty Amazing Projects Won The Robotics Module Challenge

-=More Projects=-

D4E1 : MARBLE PAINTER 1.3 By Babette_Hendryckx
https://www.instructables.com/id/D4E1-Marble-Painter-13/

Bioinspired Robotic Snake by Will Donaldson
https://hackaday.io/project/158997-bioinspired-robotic-snake

Becky Stern Baguette Wobbler

Based on Randy Sarafan design
https://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Wobbler/

FPV ROVER V2.0 By markus.purtz
http://www.instructables.com/id/FPV-Rover-V20/

-=Tools/Tips=-

Call for Makers at MFNY is open (9/22,23)

WMF18 Call for Makers

Cocktail Robotics Grand Challenge (7/15)
https://www.dnalounge.com/calendar/2018/07-15.html

Cocktail robot entry form
https://www.dnalounge.com/tickets/robots/contestants.html

I saw Tom Sachs use a MixKwik on Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/tomsachs/?hl=en
https://www.amazon.com/MixKwik-MT16-Tool/dp/B0055S7DJS

3D printed MixKwik alternatives for small pain bottles
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2946370
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2825417

Tips of the Week

Tips of the Week: Creative Clamping, Freezing Out Dents, Using PlastiDip, and Being Kind to Future You

PlastiDip on EVA Foam by KamuiCosplay

Creative Clamping with Barb Noren

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