Links

Getting Started

  • Tools you’ll need – http://www.robotshop.com/blog/en/how-to-make-a-robot-lesson-8-getting-the-right-tools-3680
    • From the start… – http://www.robotshop.com/blog/en/robots/gorobotics/tutorials/how-to-make-a-robot
  • Lots of links – http://www.robotoid.com/partsfinder/sources-galore.html
  • Classes (general/searchable)
    • Open Education – http://www.oeconsortium.org/
    • Khan Academy – https://www.khanacademy.org/

Electrical

Mechanical

Software

Project lifecycle

  • Requirements – http://www.mitre.org/publications/systems-engineering-guide/se-lifecycle-building-blocks/system-design-and-development/develop-systemlevel-technical-requirements
  • Design
  • Implementation
  • Testing
  • Maintenance

Music/Sound

  • Create WAV files in C#
    • http://blogs.msdn.com/b/dawate/archive/2009/06/24/intro-to-audio-programming-part-3-synthesizing-simple-wave-audio-using-c.aspx
    • http://blogs.msdn.com/b/dawate/archive/2009/06/25/intro-to-audio-programming-part-4-algorithms-for-different-sound-waves-in-c.aspx
    • http://blogs.msdn.com/b/dawate/archive/2009/06.aspx
  • Theory
  • AI
    • http://www.gizmag.com/creative-artificial-intelligence-computer-algorithmic-music/35764/
  • Royalty Free
    • http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music/7
    • http://www.audiomicro.com/royalty-free-music
    • http://www.royaltyfreemusic.com/
    • http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/
    • http://www.danosongs.com/

Video

  • Learning
    • http://filmmakeriq.com/
    • http://nofilmschool.com/
  •  Examples/studies
    • Composition – https://youtu.be/CvLQJReDhic
    • David Fincher – http://devour.com/video/and-the-other-way-is-wrong/
    • Blackhole/fire effect – http://gizmodo.com/rebuilding-the-black-hole-from-interstellar-with-diy-ef-1654928616
    • Jackie Chan – http://sploid.gizmodo.com/why-jackie-chan-movies-are-so-much-fun-to-watch-1666008476/+caseychan
    • Marvel – http://sploid.gizmodo.com/superfan-edited-all-the-marvel-superhero-movies-into-ch-1676310927/+caseychan
    • NASA with links to ustream channel – http://flightclub.jalopnik.com/time-lapse-videos-capture-the-true-beauty-of-space-at-1-1675559261/+mattnovak
    • Kurosawa – composing movement – https://youtu.be/doaQC-S8de8
    • 4D camera / display
      • http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/consumer-electronics/gaming/4d-light-field-displays-are-exactly-what-virtual-reality-needs
      • http://www.computationalimaging.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/TheLightFieldStereoscope-SIGGRAPH2015.pdf
  • Software
    • VLC features – http://lifehacker.com/the-best-hidden-features-of-vlc-1654434241
    • Nuke – http://www.thefoundry.co.uk/products/nuke/features/

Other Projects (not mine)

  • VR tech (controllers, walkers, etc) – https://youtu.be/9yplHQhaVXU
  • Ball balancing robot (how to) – http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Ball-Balancing-Robot/
  • ICRA 2015 – http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/robotics-hardware/video-friday-icra-2015
  • T7-01 – http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/T7-O1
  • Heaphy – http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/robotics-software/the-heaphy-project
  • IRE – http://www.jolau.ch/category/ire/
  • Game – Robot Odyssey / Droid Quest – http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/bitwise/2014/01/robot_odyssey_the_hardest_computer_game_of_all_time.html
  • Game – Gate – http://quinndunki.com/OGOL/GATE.html
  • MARS – A robot that looks like the MARS Rover
    • http://hackaday.io/project/740-M.A.R.S.
  • Valkyrie (details of implementation) – http://ames.tamu.edu/Val-NASA-JFR-Final.pdf
  • Robonaut 2 simulator
    • https://bitbucket.org/nasa_ros_pkg/nasa_r2_simulator/wiki/Home
  • NimbRo (Open-source Humanoid)
  • Several project ideas
    • http://fieldguide.gizmodo.com/16-fun-projects-for-your-new-raspberry-pi-1657769448/+barrett
  • Inspire 1 (UAV, product)
    • http://www.dji.com/product/inspire-1
  • Snake robot (wheels)
    • http://youtu.be/ykcq1fpY8AU
  • AR instructions
    • http://www.equipcodes.com/augmented-reality.html
  • Exoskeleton suits
    • http://www.extremetech.com/electronics/139633-will-we-ever-have-iron-man-exoskeletons/2
  • UI
    • http://gizmodo.com/the-7-most-important-ui-and-ux-ideas-of-2014-1674224098

Physics

  • Magnus effect – https://youtu.be/Fk2xU8pEIlI
  • Coanda effect – https://youtu.be/aF92B6Gon3M