For his book Absolute Beginner's Guide to Building Robots, author Gareth Branwyn recruited Boing Boing co-founder Mark Frauenfelder to illustrate these famous roboticist trading cards. Be the first kid on your block to pull a Rodney Brooks of MIT!

These nifty cards accompanied an article Branwyn recently wrote on rules for roboticists. Collect all your favorite pioneering AI technicians or just trade with your friends!

Frauenfelder currently serves as the editor-in-chief of MAKE. Branwyn's Absolute Beginner's Guide to Building Robots is on shelves now.

[via MAKE]