Let's continue digging deeper into Arduino to see what's really going on with registers.

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Let's continue with the crystal anniversary theme by looking at liquid crystals!

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In order to use more advanced features or optimize our code for space and speed, we need to understand how to work with registers directly in microcontrollers.

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With all the information needed to construct a combat bot, let's actually build one!

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We bring back Jamie to give us some design tips when creating a 3D-printed plastic ant bot.

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We get a combat bot veteran to talk about the different weapon types for fighting robots.

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We can use digital magnetic field detectors as a compass to give our robot an absolute heading.

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Let's gaze upward and look at how some of those nifty satellites can give us position data.

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It's Monday, and that means it's time for Adventures in Science! This week, we dive into the mysterious world of rotary encoders.

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Let's take a look at how LIDAR works and how we can use it in robots.

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Time for the ever-popular loops discussion! We look at the three basic loops you can use in Arduino.

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Building on our last Arduino programming episode, we look at creating compound conditional statements using logic operators.

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We're back to exploring programming basics, and this week: if/else statements!

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How to use the various math operators and compound assignment operators in C/C++.

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We present another set of concepts in the computer science series as they relate to Arduino.

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This week, we look at what constitutes syntax in a programming language and how to employ it when writing code in Arduino.

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We examine the computer science concept of how a single-threaded, sequential program flows in Arduino.

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