Learn how to build 24 fun and easy bots using household materials, and other easily attainable parts. Thanks to clear and concise instructions, you can get started building bots of your own right away. No prior robot building experience is necessary. Simple Bots is a great first step, wobble, and hop, into the world of robotics.
Simple Bots won a 2011 Education Award at the World Maker Faire, and received an honorable mention in the 2011 Core77 Design Awards. The robots have appeared at both The Tech Museum of Innovation and the California Academy of Sciences.
Randy Sarafan’s first book 62 Projects to Make with a Dead Computer made computer reuse fun and accessible to all. As the founder of the Instructables Design Studio, he has written hundreds of online tutorials covering everything from basic electronic skills, to zany inventions. His work has been featured by the New York Times, BBC, NPR, Today Show, Tonight Show, Make Magazine, and Popular Mechanics. Randy currently lives surrounded by dozens of robots.