Let's Make Robots! | RobotShop
Background & Motivation My goal was to develop a reusable OS that could support my bots or others...anywhere from small or medium bots like my Anna/Ava, to bots … Read more
This is an operating system for other people's robots.
Distributed Operating System for Robots – DOS for Robots? In the next few pages, I hope to clearly lay out the core problem as I see it in hobby robotics, and the … Read more


Makes Conversation, Answers Questions, Explores
Using a
This is Ava.  Ava is a friendly internet connected home companion robot that mostly likes to talk and learn new things.  To do this, she uses natural language … Read more
Learns by listening and the web. Talks, answers questions from her own memory or Wolfram, tells jokes, expresses opinions, quotes wiki or people, tracks heat or colors. Has reflex behaviors. Uses various web services. Has her own motivations that drive autonomy.
Using a
9/1/16 Update - The following is new since the last time I posted:  Read more