Upcoming Shows
2012.02.23, GGpark SF, California Academy of Sciences Nightlife.

Please join us at 6pm for an evening of Robot fun in GoldenGate Park!

The Chakratron is available for hire.

please contact us for info.


Previous Shows
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2010.7.29, SCI @ Hornings Hideout, OR

2010.05.22-23, MakerFaire, San Mateo, CA

My favorite, the MakerFaire!

2009.10.2, 510arts.com, Oakland, CA

i guess nobody expected the plaza to stay "open" after 5pm...



hey dad!

the final powerbox.

with nice switches

pondering babylon...

2009.07.15-18, Fire Arts Festival, The Crucible, Oakland, CA

The ChakraTron took a respite from the FAF so i could play with fire.

Please see my Fire Morse Code Transceiver,


2009.06.05, SubZERO, San Jose, CA

SubZERO graphic

2009.05.30-31, Maker Faire, San Mateo, CA

As always, MF was a blast!


From Luke Girard, http://www.thrulukeslens.com

from me.

2008.08.11-12, EarthDance2008 Los Gatos, CA

2008.07.9-12, FireArtsFestival, TheCrucible, Oakland, CA


2008.06.12-15, Robogames, Ft. Mason, SF,


The ChakraTron won Gold for ArtBots-Static!.

(cuz Nemo wasn't there :-)

the GateKeepers.

R2D2, The ChakraTron, and Chassis.

Tools, Answers, and Beer.

2008.05.31, LaughingSquid2008, CellSpace, SF,

Laughing Squid 2008

13th anniversary party.

some pictures swiped from flickr..


2008.05.03-04, MakerFaire, San Mateo Fairgrounds, CA.

Makers Faire Rocks!

Heres the new mounting for the display screen, in his left hand.

i like the color of this one,

and heres a look at the new base finish,
i like the contrast of the green boards.
you can see the core memory behind his missing head

2007.12.31 NYE, SF, CA.

the new AVR brain worked like a charm!
long live gcc!!!

awesome pics swiped from the mvgals.net

SeaOfDreamsNYE 2008, SF, CA

October 20-21, MakerFaire, Austin, TX

Editors Choice award
the ChakraTron
Maker Faire Austin 2007!!!

i had a great time, and so did a whole lot of other folks!
i can't wait till the next one!

chakratron in crate


Aug25-Sep2, 2007, BlackRockCity, NV

full circle, eclipse ignition, i was ready to go home wednesday, and should have.

Thur-Sat, July 11-14, 2007, Oakland, CA

The Crucible's Annual Fire Art Festival

wow, what a show! gotta love that industrial sized hot-tub!!!

Rigel made some nice video, clip5 is The ChakraTron!

Friday-Sunday, June 15-17, 2007, Ft. Mason, SF, CA.

The ChakraTron took Silver in the ArtBots competition!

robogames silver medal

and since 1st went to Nemo, we are very honored to even have been in the same game with him!

Heres some pics from Friday night, and the swarm soccerbot competitions.

and a quick pic of the ChakraTron in Wired (thanks Lane!)

mentioned in SFGate

RoboGames is the world's largest open robot competition (even the Guinness Book of World Records says so!) Invited are the best minds from around the world to compete in over 70 different events. Combat robots, walking humanoids, soccer bots, sumo bots, and even androids that do kung-fu. This is the one that started it all, my first entry in 1997 was a lot of fun.


Friday-Sunday, June 8-10, 2007, SantaRosa, CA

Harmony Festival Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, CA


April 13, 2007, NASA AMES Research Center, Moffet Field, CA


ChakraTron Video from Yuri's Night
some good pics of the party at LaughingSquid
some video on geektv
cNet's article is here
Live WebCast archive at SpaceAdvocate take the shortcut to "Buddha"
press by SFGate
coverage by

some fan video on YouTube


Feb 2, 2007.: Ocean Dragonfly, Ft. Bragg, CA.


Feast of Lights w/ Lavender Grace
First Friday, Feb 2, 2007

Nov 18, 2006.: Laughing Squid: Decade 2 party, Mighty, SF, CA.

Aug 2006: Burning Man, Black Rock City, NV.