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Danny Staple joins the show and discusses his latest book, Robotics at Home with Raspberry Pi PIco.

For show notes and transcripts, visit The CircuitPython Show website.

Show Notes:

00:00 Intro

00:58 Danny’s start with computers and robotics

01:51 What the reader can expect from Danny’s book, Robotics with Raspberry Pi Pico

03:04 The robotics shopping list

04:30 Challenges with the parts shortage

06:20 What made CircuitPython a good choice for building the robot?

07:40 What were some of the challenges faced when writing the book?

10:25 Using Bluetooth to control the robot

12:56 How did PIO with the Raspberry Pi Pico help when building the robot?

14:32 The Monte Carlo localization algorithm

20:17  Which board?