Here are a few pictures from our last meeting.
Joe Grand is an electrical engineer and hardware hacker. He runs Grand Idea Studio (www.grandideastudio.com) and specializes in the design of consumer products and modules for electronics hobbyists. Joe was a co-host of Discovery Channel’s Prototype This, an engineering entertainment show that followed the real-life design process of a unique prototype each episode, and was a member of the infamous hacker group L0pht Heavy Industries, who were instrumental in setting the standard for current security vulnerability disclosure practices.
Jeff Kroll, a local member of our club, has been working on this paper about robot learning for over a year now. It outlines some ideas about how to implement a learning system that let’s a robot relate state-action sequences to a result: