"Making Human-Robot Interaction Enjoyable"

Sounds easy, I wish it was!

Velvet Pure Scam

Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 in Research | 0 comments

I probably receive an average amount of spam in my email inbox but also through my regular mail. This week I received a peculiar brochure in my post box advertising health products from a company called “Velvet Pure“:

Deer Velvet from Velvet Pure

The promises made in it are just as outrageous as lipstick that this gentleman put on. To make things even more interesting, their website makes some very interesting claims for their Athletic Capsules:

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Stand for 50 Minifigures

Posted by on Jan 22, 2017 in LEGO | 0 comments

I created a small stand for displaying up to 50 Minifigures. It is lightweight but still very stable. It takes advantage of the original collectible minifigures plates. The coloring can be adjusted to your needs. The coloring¬† displayed matches the “The Simpsons” theme. The 3D file is available for Stud.io. and the MOC is also listed at Rebrickable.

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Invited Talk at the 2nd Joint UAE Symposium on Social Robotics

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in Research | 0 comments

I gave an invited talk at the 2nd Joint UAE Symposium on Social Robotics on November 21st 2016. It was a great event and I was honored to have the opportunity to address the esteemed audience.


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Revisiting 8230 Coastal Police Buggy – Stud.io Review

Posted by on Nov 27, 2016 in Design, Featured, LEGO | 1 comment

Revisiting 8230 Coastal Police Buggy – Stud.io Review

Back in 1996 I created 3D animated building instructions for the set 8230 Coasatal Policy Buggy. It was part of an internship at a 3D Company and it took me months to model every brick and to animate the whole model. Below is a rendering that took half a day to render. Twenty years later it is time to build this model again. Not with LEGO Digital Designer (LDD), but with Stud.io, the latest addition to virtual LEGO editors. Stud.io is currently a closed beta and the makers of Bricklink sign responsible for its development.

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All my t-shirt designs are now available on Threadless

Posted by on Nov 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

I uploaded all my t-shirt designs to Threadless where you can purchase them. Have a look for the specials.

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Game Of Bricks T-Shirt On Sale At TeeFury

Posted by on Nov 17, 2016 in Design | 0 comments

My Game Of Bricks T-Shirt is now on sale at TeeFury. It is an excellent mashup between LEGO Classic Castle and Game Of Thrones. It is $15 during the first week and $20 after that. So get your t-shirt now!


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Amazon Author URL

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Documentation | 0 comments

I now have my own little Amazon Author URL: https://www.amazon.com/author/bartneck

Have a look at my books!

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