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MATE ROV Competition 2021

The MATE ROV Competition is a global student underwater robotics (remotely operated vehicle or ROV) competition that consists of World Championship and a network of 41 (and growing!) regional contests that take place across North America, Asia, North Africa, the … Continue reading

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Watch “Samsung’s CES 2021 keynote in under 9 minutes” on YouTube

Robotics portion starts about 3:30 in.

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Darpa’s Subterranean Challenge

More Info at: https://www.subtchallenge.com/

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Adventure Kit Funnel 1 – inventrkits

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Puerto Rico commits $8 million to rebuild Arecibo telescope

Editor Note…there is hope that they will rebuild the Reecibo telescope (just a glimmer, but it is a start) From: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/puerto-rico-approves-8-million-to-rebuild-arecibo-telescope-155454170.html There’s a glimmer of hope for the collapsed Arecibo Observatory telescope as 2020 draws to a close. El Nuevo … Continue reading

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An Editorial

I usually do not get political or editorialize on this blog, but this is a special occasion. First off, a disclaimer…..I am an Independent Voter, although I lean Democratic I choose my candidates based on who I believe is the … Continue reading

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Turing Tumble

Saw this and thought it was neat! Turing Tumble is a new type of game where players (ages 8+) build mechanical computers powered by marbles to solve logic puzzles. It’s fun, addicting, easy-to-learn, and while you’re playing, you discover how … Continue reading

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Was That a Dropped Call From ET?

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/31/science/radio-signal-extraterrestrial.html

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It’s not all bad! 20 things that made the world a better place in 2020

https://www.wired.co.uk/article/positive-news-2020?utm_source=pocket-newtab

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Memphis Artist Says it all

Memphis artist’s design debuts on Times Square Jumbotron From: https://dailymemphian.com/section/arts-culture/article/19036/memphis-artists-design-goes-out-to-the-world-from Thanks to Memphis artist Eso Tolson, aka @coolurbanhippie … I think it says at lot!

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