It was the night of Roboprom and it was raining, so Exploding Bacon was shuttling the students to Roboprom in a van. I was in the last group, and while waiting for the van to return, Dean Kamen walked by. He did not have time at the moment, but he soon returned, and after I […]
2013 World Championships, Podcast Live at St. Louis: Part 1 In their 16th show, live from the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, The Fighting Pi interview our very own Sarah and Chandra, along with 1086 – Blue Cheese, 1329 – The RoboRebels, 2252 – The Mavericks, 3528 – Up Next, and 3802 – RoboPOP to ask them about their robot, […]
Are you going to be in the Orlando area next Saturday, February 8th? If so, stop by the grand opening of the the Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation & Creativity at the Orange County Library System Downtown. There will be many interesting speakers and classes. And, Exploding Bacon is a featured Speaker!
We are proud that our efforts have earned us the distinction of Florida first FRC FIRST Showcase Team for our “extensive and impressive list of outreach participation” for the 2012-13 Season FIRST organized outreach that included: PTC Conference, with student outreach over 3 days IBM conference ARA conference SLAS -Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening conference Orlando […]
The team is ready to head to Fort Lauderdale for the South Florida Regional next weekend for another awesome week of competition! We’re excited to get back to work after an exciting performance at the Orlando Regional. It took a couple matches to get up and running, but by our 5th qualification match we were […]
I often get asked, and even more frequently ask myself, why I spend sometimes upwards of 30 hours a week on robotics. I’m reminded why every time I go out to talk about FIRST, because each and every time, without fail, more and more people answer yes when I ask them if they’ve heard about […]