Yesterday and today you’ll find me in Raleigh’s Dorton Arena for my second year as an inspector for the NC FIRST robotics competition. (Click here to read about my experiences last year.) As was the case last year, gracious professionalism is the rule …
I’m getting really excited about the upcoming NC FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics competition, April 7-9 at Dorton Arena in Raleigh! The 36 teams from across the state are gearing up to participate in this fant …
On Tuesday, I had the great privilege of serving as a panelist at the North Carolina Governor’s Conference for Women. I spoke as part of the “How N.C. Women Just Like You Built Multimillion-Dollar Businesses” panel, giving the audience some insight int …
Earlier this week I had the privilege of speaking to Ms. Sorin’s third grade class about the importance of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). But this was not your typical group of 8 and 9 year olds. These students are part of the Dual Language Program at Frank Porter Graham Elementary School in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Yes, you can be an astronaut based on the south pole of the moon! How? With NASA Moonbase Alpha, the first installment in NASA’s massive, multiplayer online (MMO) game. NASA released the game on Valve’s Steam network. In the game, NASA has returned to the moon, with Moonbase Alpha as a small, self-sufficient outpost and the players assuming the exciting role of an astronaut working to further human expansion and research. We at Fuentek are particularly pleased with this game launch, because it is the culmination of a lot of hard work in developing the partnership as part of our work for the agency’s technology transfer program.
Laura Schoppe (far left) and the other judges congratulate the novice NC team during Friday’s awards. What a fantastic time I had being a judge at the 2010 North Carolina Regional Tournament of the FIRST Robotics Competition this past weekend! Not only …
My brief career as a robot inspector Fuentek’s Danielle McCulloch inspects a robot at the 2010 NC FIRST Robotics Competition. Technology, teamwork and teaching moments. That is what I experienced as a robot inspector at the NC FIRST Robotics Competitio …
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