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David Parker

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Lecturer of Computer Science at the University of Hull

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Robocode Challenge

During induction week this year I put together a lab activity based around Robocode (https://robocode.sourceforge.io/). The students were introduced to it on Wednesday afternoon and had lab slots during Thursday to further refine their creations. Today we got to find out how they all did in an epic showdown. Read more →


The Printer

I have mentioned my 3d printer a few times on the blog now and I have been meaning to document the various modifications and the overall journey that I have taken with it. So here it is. Read more →


Resurrection

Smiler has been revived and she is now better than ever following the Dead Led debacle (http://goparker.com/post/2018-05-29-dead_led/) Read more →


Resurrection

Smiler has been revived and she is now better than ever following the Dead Led debacle (http://goparker.com/post/2018-05-29-dead_led/) Read more →


Dead Led

This is a little of a public service announcement as I didn’t follow the instructions and have now killed my NeoPixel ring leds. Read more →


Dead Led

This is a little of a public service announcement as I didn’t follow the instructions and have now killed my NeoPixel ring leds. Read more →


Smiler!

I have finally got the various bolts required to assemble the electronics in to the PixelBot chassis. So here she is. I felt that I couldn’t just keep calling the PixelBot “the PixelBot”. So her new name is Smiler. Read more →


Smiler!

I have finally got the various bolts required to assemble the electronics in to the PixelBot chassis. So here she is. I felt that I couldn’t just keep calling the PixelBot “the PixelBot”. So her new name is Smiler. Read more →


It's Alive!

The other day I started my HullPixelBot journey (http://goparker.com/post/2018-05-25-plastic-parts-printed/) and I have made some progress since then. Read more →