Now Meet Edison

Edison microbric robot
Edison microbric robot

I am honing a few of my lost skill sets that went unused over the past twenty years or so while in the work force. My schooling in robotics from way back when shows little resemblance to the plethora of educational opportunities in robotics available today. Here is a STEM resource that would fit well in any class from elementary  through  high school.

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Art and HTML

I’ve owned the domain name krobbins.com for many years. The website using that name has been through many iterations. After not having much on it for a the last couple of years, I resurrected it last year as a testing ground for my web development skills and a place to write about technology. Continue reading “Art and HTML”

WordPress Theme Styling

After installing WordPress, you might notice that you can only go so far in modifying the theme using the WP user interface. The most granular control is found in the Editor (Dashboard > Appearance >Editor), where you can modify the CSS, PHP, and HTML directly. I find this a little cumbersome and rather enjoy using Microsoft Visual Studio with all its features, like Intellisense, element formatting, and syntax coloring which all help me write code. Continue reading “WordPress Theme Styling”

Introduction to Computer Science and Programming

Python is an interpreted, object-oriented, high-level programming language. It has many features, which you can read about at https://www.python.org/, if you’re interested.  Python is taught as an entry level programming language used in an MIT Open CourseWare class available online. It is called  Introduction to Computer Science and Programming – 6.00SC. MIT offers material from 2340 courses and claims over 200 million site visitors.

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