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


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

-=More Projects=-

D4E1 : MARBLE PAINTER 1.3 By Babette_Hendryckx

Bioinspired Robotic Snake by Will Donaldson

Becky Stern Baguette Wobbler

Based on Randy Sarafan design

FPV ROVER V2.0 By markus.purtz


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

WMF18 Call for Makers

Cocktail Robotics Grand Challenge (7/15)

Cocktail robot entry form

I saw Tom Sachs use a MixKwik on Instagram

3D printed MixKwik alternatives for small pain bottles

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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