Holonomic driving systems are systems in which a vehicle has no turning radius – it can travel in direction without needing to have a “front” that is specifically powered.
This is a nice way to introduce students to Python.
Article and posts about using Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) for doing line following with robots.
A comprehensive description of the history of the punch card.
In The Art of LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT-G Programming (No Starch Press, August 2010, 288 pp., $29.95, ISBN 9781593272180), author and software engineer Terry Griffin demonstrates how to program MINDSTORMS robots with NXT-G. Readers learn how to work with the core parts of the NXT-G language, such as blocks, data wires, files, and variables, and how the pieces work together. Along the way, Griffin teaches good programming practices, bad habits to avoid, and useful debugging strategies—all skills required of a great programmer.
NASA is challenging high school teams to design software to program small satellites aboard the International Space Station. The competition centers on the Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites, or SPHERES
This is a very well done book. Includes a nice index and some projects.