LEGO has been taken to the next dimension with the Mindstorms NXT intelligent bricks. These brick-shaped computers allow you to program your LEGO robot using the menus provided. If you wish, more complicated programs and sound files can be downloaded using a USB port or Bluetooth. Robotics has never been more fun, and the books …
Fischer Technik is king. Then meccano. Then lego.
That is all.
Re: Lego? Pff...
I've seen a lot of fancy stuff in lego. It takes real talent to build a robust engineering solution with lego - anyone can do it with real industrial-strength metal parts.
Oh, and this book should be on the list, but because it's just too cool to leave out:
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