Robots... and JavaScript?!

Robots... and JavaScript?!

A review of the NodeBots movement, given at the TechXploration meetup at PayPal on 8 April 2014.

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Raquel Vélez

April 08, 2014
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    #PayPalTechX ro·bot (ˈrōˌbät,ˈrōbət) - noun ! a machine capable of

    carrying out a complex series of actions automatically, esp. one programmable by a computer. ! synonyms: automaton, android, golem
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    #PayPalTechX ro·bot (ˈrōˌbät,ˈrōbət) - noun ! a machine capable of

    carrying out a complex series of actions automatically, esp. one programmable by a computer. ! synonyms: automaton, android, golem
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    \o/ JavaScript! No need for a PhD Open Source $-$$

    (not $$$$$) EASY Tracy Abrahms @hackygolucky
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    #PayPalTechX BatBot Arduino UNO* $30 BOE Bot Robotics Shield Kit

    for Arduino* $135 Sparkfun XBee Shield, XBee Explorer USB $50 2 XBee Pro Wire Antennae $75 PS3 Dualshock Controller* $45 Glue Gun & Glue Sticks $10 Cables, resistors, batteries, jumper wires, etc $25 TOTAL $370 * open source options available
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    #PayPalTechX Robots vs. NodeBots “Traditional” NodeBots Threaded Asynchronous Well established

    Just getting started Top tools and funding We all pitch in Brilliant People You, me, and all our friends
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    #PayPalTechX Robots vs. NodeBots “Traditional” NodeBots Research & Papers Open

    Source $$$$$ $-$$ Exclusive Community NodeBotsSF, nodebots.io Get a PhD Get started