SEP 01 2010

Dragon Con 2010

Robotics
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Getting ready for Dragon Con 2010 and the Robot Battles.  Again this year I have slacked off and did not get to building until last week.  Evil Robots Inc has a new 12 pound entry Tetanus Shot and Rippy will be returning in the 1 pound antweight competition. I unfortunately had no time to complete…

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MAY 27 2009

Mech Warfare

General News, Robotics
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I have long been a fan of the Battletech game and universe, and I loved the Mechwarrior games and the Virtual World Battletech simulators. Obviously this led partially to my love of robot combat.  With all the amazing advances in the last few years to bipedal robots, a “Battletech” style competition is now possible. And…

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MAY 21 2009

EPB fiber to the home

General News
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Tomorrow, I become the third person in Chattanooga testing the new EPB fiber to the home services. I will be testing a high speed synchronous net connection at 10 Mbps. Rumor has it that EPB will be offering service up to 50 Mbps!! I will also be testing their TV and phone services, all delivered…

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MAY 21 2009

Moved to WordPress

General News
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I have changed the site software to WordPress and imported my old posts. Now I need to start updating again. In the past I have restricted my posts to robotics related material but now I am going to broaden the scope to include more of my interests and hobbies. Also this is my first blog…

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JAN 27 2008

Robot Battles Chattacon 2008

General News
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I attended the Robot Battles at Chattacon 2008 this year. This is the first time we have had a Robot Battles event at Chattacon in over 10 years. The same arena we use in Atlanta at Dragon Con was brought up for the competition, and we held a small event with 1lb and 3lb robots….

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SEP 13 2007

Dragon Con Robot Battles 2007

General News
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Evil Robots Inc attended the Dragon Con Robot Battles again this year.I am hoping to obtain the full competition bracket information soon to post for everyone but the most important part is our 1lb robot Rippy took first place in the antweight competition. Rippy was later mostly destroyed by the arena hazard in the Battle…

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