Tag: High School

Greater DC Area 2014 Botball Competition

Greater DC Area 2014 Botball Competition

Last weekend I had a fantastic time at the regional Botball competition. The organizers were kind enough to give me a backstage pass and here is what came of it. Level Up the Difficulty There is a soft spot in my heart for autonomous robotics. […]

Rube Goldberg Wants You To Fail

Rube Goldberg Wants You To Fail

The Rules of Testing At my “real” job several years ago I heard a colleague share a fantastic piece of knowledge with a student. The student was trying to test a piece of equipment and after the first try had declared the whole process to […]

Learning Strategy from a High School Robotics Competition

Learning Strategy from a High School Robotics Competition

Memories After 15 years I’d returned to the arena. Many of us remember getting up early on a Saturday to make our way to the high school gym for a sporting event. For me, it was basketball. I stepped into the gym. It felt the […]