About

About Me:

I'm CEO of 3DR and founder of DIY Drones as well as DIY Robocars. I'm the former Editor in Chief of Wired Magazine, author of The Long Tail (Hyperion, 2006), FREE (Hyperion, 2009) and Makers (Crown, 2012) and founder of GeekDad.com You can find more about me at my About.me page here.


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Fixed wing and quads. Mostly for fun and development. With kids as often as they allow!


Hometown:

Berkeley, California


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Chris Anderson liked Benewake LiDAR's blog post Application of TFmini-S in PixHawk
Jul 5
Chris Anderson liked madflight's discussion madflight v1.1.1 released
May 19
Chris Anderson liked madflight's discussion madflight - DIY Flight Controller RP2040 / ESP32 / STM32
Jan 30
Chris Anderson commented on RICK lu's blog post Whose DIY drone is this? It's so cool!This is DJI?
"Wow. I haven't seen that one before. What part of the world was this in? It looks a little bit like the south side of Hong Kong?"
Nov 25, 2023
Chris Anderson replied to Dominic Romun's discussion GNSS RTK (precision farming)
"You'd be better off starting with the Sparkfun line. Well documented and good example code.
https://www.sparkfun.com/search/results?term=RTK"
Aug 14, 2023
Chris Anderson liked andre van calster's blog post DIY tracking drone
Aug 13, 2023
Chris Anderson replied to Halil İbrahim's discussion Engine Speed Problem
"Did you calibrate your ESCs?"
Jul 12, 2023
Chris Anderson liked Zara Mae Pickering's profile
May 21, 2023
Chris Anderson liked Benewake LiDAR's blog post Application of TF02-Pro IIC in PixHawk (ArduPilot Firmware)
Feb 12, 2023
Chris Anderson commented on Tuğçe Karaman's blog post Talon XUAV Angle of Attack
"Actually, it's calculated for you and is available as a MAVlink message: https://ardupilot.org/plane/docs/logmessages.html"
Feb 26, 2022
Chris Anderson commented on Tuğçe Karaman's blog post Talon XUAV Angle of Attack
"You need to add an AoA sensor."
Feb 23, 2022
Chris Anderson liked Saulius L.'s blog post Custom Raspberry Pi HQ camera gets 40x optical zoom lens
Jan 24, 2022
Chris Anderson posted a blog post
From DroneDJ:
Nicholas Rehm may be a full-time aerospace engineer, but his success in constructing a DIY self-flying drone that avoids obstacles without standard GPS tech aboard still merits a standing-O. He also gets a deep bow for describing the…
Nov 4, 2021
Chris Anderson posted a blog post
From Hackaday. You can 3D-print this quad or buy the parts. It uses modified Betaflight firmware:
Quadcopters are great for maneuverability and slow, stable flight, but it comes at the cost of efficiency. [Peter Ryseck]’s Mini QBIT quadrotor…
Aug 2, 2021
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Mar 19, 2021
Chris Anderson liked Geoffrey L. Barrows's blog post Centeye Modular Vision Sensors
Feb 12, 2021
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