Last night I was fortunate enough to attend a lecture by Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson here in Milwaukee. He was charming, dynamic, funny, and (of course) brilliant. Due to my own biases regarding “technobabble” and other communication-blocking devices, I was frequently aware of the fact that he was discussing the secrets of the universe in language that I could understand without […]

iRobot, the company that brought us the Roomba robot vacuum cleaner, has now created a new robot: the iRobot Create 2. Hackers have long been using the Roomba as a robot platform, and while the Create 2 has the same circular body as its older siblings, this green little kid was designed specifically for robotic creation. Created with STEM (Science Technology Electronics […]