Friday, September 4, 2015

One Story Lead to Another!

The previous post led to accidentally to this - Nearly half of Dartmouth engineering majors are women. Here's why.

You can download this issue of Datmouth Engineer Magazine by clicking here

Dartmouth Robotic Football Dummies

There is a great story about Dartmouth's robotic football dummies here at the NPR website. It was developed by their School of Engineering Department's smarties. Thanks to my wife for pointing me to this! She heard the story on the way into work this morning. The video makes it though!

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sphero BB-8

This is one cool gizmo! Mercy... Can't wait for the movie and now this! The link to the Sphero BB-8 page is here. It is just a toy - but a really cool toy!

Their tagline above is priceless!

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

#HerStoryIsHistory: Women Who Were Left Out Of History

One more from Makers... The part about Hedy Lamarr blows my mind! Who knew? And that is the point!

Complete the History Books: Women in STEM

Complete the History Books: Women in STEM - An interesting article about Women in STEM careers at Makers is here. It links to the following very interesting video interviews with Maria Klawe...

Friday, August 28, 2015

Soviet Lunokhod 1 Postage Stamps

Could NOT resist! I do not know who is more to blame - Carol Lynn Hazlett or Eric Ostendorff! I honestly cannot believe you can even find these - much less buy them so inexpensively. I will treasure these! Thanks to the seller!

Nikos' Blog!

My pal Nikos Giannakopoulos​ has a great blog and just did a wonderful review of the Parallax ELEV-8 Quadcopter.

The blog is here - By the way - it is in Greek - just like the New Testament! ;-)

This guy is a wonderful educator and robotics innovator! Check his blog out - you will be impressed.