If the overall trend on the web has been toward interchangeable blocks of code, and even whole services, like If This Then That, which can be connected together like Lego blocks in order to perform useful functions, why haven’t we seen the equivalent in robotics?
Cubelets are ModRobotics’ answer to that question. Designed by a reclusive but good-natured gnome who lives in the Alps (see video, above), each cube performs a set function. By connecting sensor, action and “thinking” cubelets together, kids and adultescent workaholic coders looking for a new way to bling out the cubicle in which they work, eat and sleep can create simple robots that teach the basics of robot logic.
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