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If you’re looking for Raspberry Pi robot action 馃, this is the right place. This is the Pi Wars at Home 2021 blog for the robot Argo.

The One-Motor Design

All designs have tradeoffs...

June 8, 2021 路 1 min

I Burned a Motor. 馃敟馃弽

So close to the competition deadline....

May 26, 2021 路 1 min

Up the Garden Path

A tale of performance issues, new shiny things, old hardware and patching Big Sur I sat down many moons ago and read through the challenge page for Up the Garden Path. Voice control is what screamed out at me (450 bonus points! 馃檶). Thus, after some investigation of on-board recognition, I decided to offload both the recognition and the audio capture to my ancient 15-inch Macintosh Book Professional and write my first Macintosh application....

May 19, 2021 路 5 min

The New Design 馃П

A modular architecture with support for both tank and car modes....

April 13, 2021 路 1 min

Houston, We Have a Problem

The gears are worn....

January 21, 2021 路 2 min


I know its kinda a bad idea, but鈥...

December 5, 2020 路 1 min

Using a Game Controller with a Raspberry Pi

Make sure to use one that supports non-Windows OSes....

October 22, 2020 路 4 min


print("Hello, World!") This my blog for my entry into the 2021 Pi Wars at Home competition, Argo. This is where I, the sole Argonaut, will post various ramblings, explanations and tutorials surrounding the construction of Argo, my robot. Hope you enjoy it! The competition will take place on the 20-21st March next year 10th of July 2021 with the videos being submitted by the 5th March 24th of June.1 I will be telling my story through this blog....

October 21, 2020 路 1 min