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05-05-2011, 04:02 PM
Can somebody recommend any good magazines to subscribe to?
05-05-2011, 04:07 PM
Robot Magazine. (http://find.botmag.com/)
They actually cover FIRST in the magazine.
05-05-2011, 04:26 PM
Thanks Ed, but I was looking for something more broad. Less specific to FIRST, but more about technology and science.
05-05-2011, 05:34 PM
Popular Science and Popular Mechanics are always fun, so is Scientific American. I've almost got more subscriptions than time to read them.
05-05-2011, 07:32 PM
05-05-2011, 07:43 PM
WIRED magazine is one of my favsies.
05-05-2011, 08:37 PM
Another robotics magazine is Servo (http://www.servomagazine.com/).
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05-05-2011, 08:39 PM
Nuts & Volts magazine is great for electronics hobbyists.
Servo is by the same folks, but more focused on robotics.
CQ Amateur Radio is an excellent ham radio magazine - but I may be biased...
Home Shop Machinist is devoted to metalworking hobbyists.
Analog is a great science fiction magazine.
05-08-2011, 08:20 PM
N&V and Servo have the habit of publishing multi-part project articles that span issues. That means a subscription is nearly mandatory unless you have a super-sized bookstore in your area. These magazines don't appear on smaller racks. I'm not even sure there are many libraries with subscriptions, in case your first issue arrives with part 3 of a super-intriguing project in progress.
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