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First off, my congratulations to the students of FIRST Tech Challenge team 5445, the Trohawks, for making it all the way to the Iowa State Championship yesterday! Buster (the robot) performed wonderfully. He managed bowling balls, racquetballs, and crates, all … Continue reading
As I’ve mentioned in the past, I’m a mentor for a local FIRST Tech Challenge team (Go Trohawks!) here in Waterloo, IA. For the past two months, my students have been busy designing, building, and programming Buster, their robot: This … Continue reading
Like many people, I have fairly diverse taste in music. My media library holds tracks from Bach, Beethoven, Billy Joel, Bonobo, Brent Lamb, Brahms, Brian Hughes, and the Bee Gees (to name just the “B” section). I love variety. The … Continue reading
So recently I’ve been having fun acting as a mentor for a local FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) team. In case you haven’t heard of FTC, or any of the other FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotics … Continue reading