Mindstorms

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First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

3 Lego tops toy sector by building on its strong foundations

With sales of the colourful plastic bricks rising exponentially around the world and its first movie grossing more than $400 million (€289 million) at the box office, Lego has successfully rebuilt its global empire.In 2003, the toy brand was losing more ... [Published Irish Times - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Building blocks to robotics

Like many founders, 23-year-old Michael Vawter founded his business to solve a problem. As a 10-year-old, he was constantly in trouble for leaving on the lights. The natural solution? Build a Lego robot to flip his switches for him.“That’s when I learned ... [Published Columbus - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

English students bring Legos to life

LYNN —  Three Lynn English High School students took a love for Legos, design and mechanical engineering to a new level when they participated in the Lego Mindstorms workshop at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.“We probably have eight square ... [Published ItemLive.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Seattle Companies Compete to Create Most Innovative Robot in the Lego Mindstorms 'Build for Good' Competition

Lego Systems, Inc. hosted the 'Build for Good' competition where Seattle's most innovative companies, including Amazon, Egencia, Expedia, HTC, Nordstrom, Xbox and zulily, were invited to compete by building a Lego Mindstorms robot designed to improve ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

A day at FIRST

Robotics has a bright future because the youth are engaged. The latest evidence: The NYC FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotics competition at the Javits Convention Center in New York City from April 4 to 6. In the ... [Published Electronic Products - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Summer Robotics Camps to include FUN with all NEW, LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robots

- Apr. 15, 2014 - TAMPA, Fla. -- Florida Advanced Technological Education (FLATE) Center, the National Science Foundation Center of Excellence for high-tech manufacturing in Tampa, will offer several robotics camps this summer. The camps, which have been ... [Published Prlog - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Four short links: 15 April 2014

Funders Punish Open Access Dodgers (Nature) — US’s NIH and UK’s Wellcome Trust are withholding funding from academics who haven’t released their data despite it being a condition of past funding. It’s open access’s grab twist and pull move. Digitize ... [Published OReilly Network - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Building big ideas from small bricks: COPA-DATA launches zenon Challenge 2014 competition

Since the beginning of April, LEGO bricks have been taking over the desks and offices of students, engineers and automation experts. With the HMI/SCADA software zenon, from COPA-DATA, and LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robots, new zenon applications are being playfully ... [Published The Datachain - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

LEGO Mindstorms robot battle inspired by DIY printer

Earlier this year a fellow by the name Shubham Banerjee created a LEGO project that went viral. Banerjee is a 12-year-old inventor - he created the "BRAIGO", a Braille printer made using a LEGO Mindstorms set. This idea inspired LEGO Systems to create ... [Published SlashGear - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Things to do around the North Shore today, April 14

Pull out that dreaded winter coat and find something to do despite the weather, with our picks of the top eight things to do around the North Shore today. For a complete list of events, visit Pinoeer Local's events calendar .1.  Poncho Sanchez & His Latin ... [Published Highland Park - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 3 reports

LEGO MINDSTORMS Build 4 Good Robo Challenge event report

This past week, the Gadgeteer Kid and I had the opportunity to attend the  “Build 4 Good” LEGO MINDSTORMS Robo Challenge at  The EMP Museum  here in Seattle. The premiss of the competition was to use MINDSTORMS to solve real problems or otherwise improve ... [Published The Gadgeteer - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

The Internet Has Already Donated $68,000 To Make These Robotic Lego-Like Toys A Reality

After just five days, an Indiegogo project called TinkerBots has raised $68,000 towards the release of its product — an uber-kid-friendly robotic building block set.TinkerBots are akin to a simplified version of Lego Mindstorms. Snap them together just ... [Published Business Insider - Apr 14 2014]

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...learned how many people can't afford to buy a braille printer, I realized that I could probably build a solution using Mindstorms," said Banerjee. "It was really cool seeing all of these robots in action today and having the opportunity to judge the competition gave me even more ideas of what I could build next!"
"It's amazing to bring so many people from different industries to talk to our students and validate and value what they have to say" said Ryan Principal Tobey Bassoff. "It's a learning community."
...to create a robot that could be easily replicated by parents and kids to solve a problem that affects them every day," Duimstra told Fast Company . "We understand that it’s no fun having to take medicine, especially as a child. There’s no better way to make that task at least a little more tolerable than with a robot that the whole family worked on together. And for extra entertainment value, we knew it was a necessary to add a 'dance party' mode to celebrate!"
"Being a scientist myself, I was thrilled to get to bring a day of science to the students," said Herndon. "I wanted them to see how much fun it is to learn about how things work and how important it is to question everything."

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3 Lego tops toy sector by building on its stron... [Published Irish Times - Apr 19 2014]
Building blocks to robotics [Published Columbus - Apr 18 2014]
Community calendar (April 17) [Published Silver City Sun-News - Apr 17 2014]
Central Oahu Branches List Events For National ... [Published MidWeek - Apr 17 2014]
Orbotix Wants to Use Robots to Turn Kids Into S... [Published Recode - Apr 16 2014]
English students bring Legos to life [Published ItemLive.com - Apr 16 2014]
Seattle Companies Compete to Create Most Innova... [Published Individual.com - Apr 16 2014]
A day at FIRST [Published Electronic Products - Apr 16 2014]
Summer Robotics Camps to include FUN with all N... [Published Prlog - Apr 15 2014]
Four short links: 15 April 2014 [Published OReilly Network - Apr 15 2014]
Building big ideas from small bricks: COPA-DATA... [Published The Datachain - Apr 15 2014]
Four short links: 15 April 2014 [Published O'Reilly Radar - Insight, analysis, and researc ... - Apr 15 2014]
LEGO Mindstorms robot battle inspired by DIY pr... [Published SlashGear - Apr 14 2014]
LEGO Mindstorms robot battle inspired by DIY pr... [Published SlashGear - Apr 14 2014]
Things to do around the North Shore today, Apri... [Published Highland Park - Apr 14 2014]
LEGO MINDSTORMS Build 4 Good Robo Challenge eve... [Published The Gadgeteer - Apr 14 2014]
The Internet Has Already Donated $68,000 To Mak... [Published Business Insider - Apr 14 2014]
Trends: Starting them young [Published CARI - Apr 14 2014]
Lego Mindstorms In The Workplace [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 13 2014]
Playing With Lego Robots Makes Your Employees B... [Published Business Insider - Apr 13 2014]
The Inocualtion Project 4/13/14: LEGO Robotics ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 13 2014]
Ryan Elementary students participate in learnin... [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Apr 13 2014]
These Lego Robots Solve Real-World Problems | F... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 12 2014]
Robots built from Legos show their stuff as cor... [Published Puget Sound Business Journal - Apr 12 2014]
Lego Robots Solve Real-World Problems [Published Good Magazine - Apr 12 2014]
Seattle Companies Battle To Create Most Innovat... [Published Big News Network - Apr 11 2014]
These Lego Robots Solve Real-World Problems [Published Fast Company - Apr 11 2014]
These geeks spent hundreds of hours building Le... [Published King5.com - Apr 11 2014]
COPA-DATA zenon Challenge competition uses Lego... [Published MachineBuilding.net - Apr 11 2014]
Seattle Companies Battle To Create Most Innovat... [Published Digital Journal - Apr 11 2014]
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Four short links: 15 April 2014 [Published O'Reilly Radar - Insight, analysis, and researc ... - Apr 15 2014]
Funders Punish Open Access Dodgers (Nature) — US’s NIH and UK’s Wellcome Trust are withholding funding from academics who haven’t released their data despite it being a condition of past funding. It’s open access’s grab twist and pull move. Digitize ...
LEGO Mindstorms robot battle inspired by DIY pr... [Published SlashGear - Apr 14 2014]
Earlier this year a fellow by the name Shubham Banerjee created a LEGO project that went viral. Banerjee is a 12-year-old inventor - he created the "BRAIGO", a Braille printer … Continue reading ...
Why Your Employees Should Be Playing With Lego ... [Published HBR Blog Network - Apr 10 2014]
Two years ago, Swedish communications technology giant Ericsson found itself looking for a way to explain the value it saw in the Internet of Things. Rather than publish another whitepaper on the topic, the company struck on a different communication ...
LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Science Activit... [Published EON Energy - Apr 03 2014]
BOSTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--LEGO® Education announced today at the National Science Teachers Association national conference the LEGO MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Science Activity Pack. ...
LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Science Activit... [Published EON Consumer - Apr 03 2014]
BOSTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--LEGO® Education announced today at the National Science Teachers Association national conference the LEGO MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Science Activity Pack. ...
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