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FIRST 2010: Engineering Whiz Kids Face Off In Robot Duels

FIRST 2010: Engineering Whiz Kids Face Off In Robot Duels

Tomorrow, squads of rough and tumble robots will face off in an elaborate competition involving a hard-hitting soccer in a robo-ready jungle gym arena. The craziest part: all the bots are built by high school students.

Where Were You When The Segway Changed Everything?

Where Were You When The Segway Changed Everything?

The early ’00s saw a lot of breathless reporting about the Segway. Steve Jobs endorsed it and Time magazine ran a massive piece with the humbling title “Reinventing The Wheel” – the conclusion of three months of in-depth reportage.