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Attention all Memphis High School Roboticists

Memphis Public Libraries invites parents and students to attend one of our Virtual Recruitment Days for our Community Robotics Team, the Memphis MechWarriors! Parents and students are invited to two opportunities, December 7th or 8th from 3pm-5pm to hear more … Continue reading

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Unexplained Metal Monolith Discovered in Utah Wilderness | Time

https://time.com/5915344/utah-metal-monolith-desert/

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Watch “Ben Eater” on YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/c/BenEater

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Windows turns 35: a visual history – The Verge

https://www.theverge.com/2015/11/19/9759874/microsoft-windows-35-years-old-visual-history

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Join the Amazon Cyber Robotics Challenge

Ready for another exciting FIRST @ Home activity? Learn programming basics with Amazon in this year’s Amazon Cyber Robotics Challenge. Recommended for grades 4 and above, see if you can code an Amazon Hercules robot to deliver your friend’s birthday … Continue reading

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A bit of Computer History

From: EDNSep 13, 2019by Suzanne Deffree Weighing in at more than a ton and storing 5MB of data, the IBM 305 RAMAC was the first supercomputer with a hard disk drive (HDD). Introduced by IBM on September 13, 1956, RAMAC … Continue reading

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Sphero Mini Golf

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Petoi Bittle

From IEEE Spectrum Rongzhong Li, who is responsible for the adorable robotic cat Nybble, has an updated and even more adorable quadruped that’s more robust and agile but only costs around US $200 in kit form on Kickstarter. Looks like … Continue reading

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SciFest All Access – A FREE Online STEM Festival for Kids

Running online from 26 September to 3 October, experience virtual booths with hands-on and interactive STEM content, special performances on the STEM Stage, earn badges and prizes in a scavenger hunt, and more. More information at: https://connect.ieee.org/DGH300x0HPb00n0E3U3h0aY

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Old television kept wiping out village’s broadband for 18 months – CNN

https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/22/uk/old-tv-breaks-broadband-village-scli-intl-gbr/index.html An entire village lost its broadband at the same time every day for 18 months. Now we know why By Jack Guy, CNNUpdated 6:33 AM EDT, Tue September 22, 2020 (CNN)For 18 months, residents of a village in Wales have been … Continue reading

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