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first robotics - a mobius strip award

 
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Posting here because I know some people are involved with FIRST robotics. We had the NYC regional last weekend. I mentor a team in the area with programming. Javaranch.com appears on the back of our t-shirts with a bunch of real companies because that is the name I gave when they asked where I worked. And I won the mentor of the year award this year. It's called the Woodie Flowers Finalist Award and is a mobius strip. Very cool!


Here's our robot:
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Cool and amazing. Congratulations!
Good one, What is the name of this robot
 
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JoeBot. It was named after a guy who was on the team from the beginning and mentored extensively after he graduated. This year he moved away but still helps where he can.
 
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Congrats Jeanne.
 
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Way cool, Jeanne!
 
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Way to go. FIRST is a very good program. It might even convince some kids to become engineers.
 
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Congratulations
 
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Congratulations!
 
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Congratulations!
Are those ball bearings? That would be more apt.
Is it a single or double twist? I remember this one from when I was a kid. The twist(s) define if you ended up with a single continuous loop or two interlocked ones, when you cut it down the center.
 
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Maneesh Godbole wrote:Is it a single or double twist? I remember this one from when I was a kid. The twist(s) define if you ended up with a single continuous loop or two interlocked ones, when you cut it down the center.


I don't think a double twist is a mobius strip, since it has two sides...
 
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Congratulations!! Thanks for mentoring the next generation of scientist and engineers!!
 
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Congrats on the award. FIRST is a great program, my son participated in it when he was in high school.
 
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Wow! Congrats, how did you feel when your name was announced? Were you aware of it before? or was it a surprise? (From the video I think it was a surprise )
 
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Mohamed Sanaulla wrote:Wow! Congrats, how did you feel when your name was announced? Were you aware of it before? or was it a surprise? (From the video I think it was a surprise )


I knew I was nominated. (but I thought it wasn't in NY.) I didn't hear my name. I found out when I saw the screen as evidenced by the video.
 
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Hello Jeanne Boyarsky,

Heartiest Congratulations! and great job!

btw, why this thread is in 'meaningless drivel'? It should be somewhere in 'achievements' forum
 
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