CHAPTER 8

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Thinking like a LEGO MINDSTORMS Creator and the Walking Robot

As I have said before, this book is not about giving you some instructions for models, and then giving you the programs that you will need to run them. LEGO is all about creation, and I see little reason to give you things to build when the true joy of LEGO is creating a masterpiece that you can proudly say: “see that, I made that from start to finish.” And “I put my blood, sweat, and tears into that.”  Do you really want to just build something from instructions and show it off saying: “hey, I followed the instructions.”

Seriously, if you want to learn to be a real cool ...

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