I decided to use the Parkzone T-28 as the initial plane for my APM. I picked it beacause it is a straight forward 4 channel foam plane that fits in my trunk assembled and it has a huge removable…Continue
kludge "to improvise with a kludge or kludges" and kludgemanship "skill in designing or applying kludges".
A crock that works.
An ill-assorted collection of poorly matching parts, forming a distressing whole.
Something that works for the wrong reason.
A kludge is often used to fix an unanticipated problem in an earlier kludge; this is essentially a kind of cruft.
Happen to run across this today. Great interview and a look at the workshop!
In between aircraft I built this rover. It is a Traxxas Slash frame with a piece of 1/8" aircraft plywood on top for an electronics platform. The plywood measures 16.5" x 6.5". It was super easy to build. In the next few days I will finish configuring the electronics, update and confirgure the software and test it out. …Continue
I am just finishing the Intro to Artificial Intelligence free on-line class from Stanford. There are probably many helpful things in this wonderful class taught by Peter Norvig and Sebastian Thrun. But I have to mention the Particle filter algorithm that can locate a vehicle in a previously mapped environment quickly and with minimal computation. …Continue