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FIRST Robotics Competition: Building the Next Generation of Thinkers, Tinkers, and Leaders One Robot at a Time

PRESENTED ON SEP 16, 2017
IN ST JOSEPH @ VOL 10

Madeline Dale, a Lakeshore High School junior, shares how the FIRST Robotics community is helping to build future technology leaders by using her own team and personal experience as an example. Madeline is entering her third year of participation on Team Lance-A-Bot, FRC Team 4237. FIRST Robotics is taking the world by storm with programs for students in Kindergarten through Grade 12. Find out what students are up to in southwest Michigan and beyond.

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First Timing

BY FERID SANAA
@ ARTS NUMÉRIQUES ON MAR 20, 2014

His first animation, his first digital graffiti, his first time coding, his first video game, his first animated character, his first short film, his first time working with nudity, his first performance- in his presentation, Ferid Sanaa talks about the experiences he has had working for the first time with different types of media.

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Making a Community of Makers

BY MATTHEW MICHALKA
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 29, 2015

Doing It Yourself (DIY) is fun, but Doing It Together (DIT) is better. Matt Michalka talks about Brazos Valley Makers, a local organization that provides opportunities to learn, make, and grow as a community.

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Cultural Journey with Snuneymuxw First Nations

BY GERALDINE MANSON
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 26, 2015

Experience the Snuneymuxw First Nations through the eyes of Tribal Elder Geraldine Manson. This emotional presentation invites us to reflect on the past while looking to the present, and future of our relationship with the Snuneymuxw.

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StartingBlock Madison - A New Place for Startups and Thinkers to Collide and Cooperate

BY CHANDRA MILLER FIENEN
@ VOL 16 ON FEB 18, 2016

Speaker Chandra Miller Fienen gives an overview of the StartingBlock Madison project. Opening in 2017, StartingBlock will provide a new place for area entrepreneurs and community to learn, build, hack, and grow successful businesses and next-generation thinkers.

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Fragment of Time and the Hands of the Makers

BY PIERRE BIDAUD
@ VOL 4 ON APR 05, 2016

Listen as Pierre Bidaud guides us on a walk through time with rock and stone. Let the the hands of stonemason be your guide.

 

 

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Educating China's Next Generation of Innovators

BY MICHELLE SIN
@ VOL 27 ON APR 14, 2016

As the first speaker of PKN Shanghai #27, Michelle Sin sets the bar high for the rest of the evening. Her insights into the Chinese education system are known to few, and described accurately by even less. The first seconds looking at her second slide you think it is a computer generated pattern, ... but then you realise it isn't. Learn how education isn't just about quantity, but also about quality.

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Makers and MakerFaire

BY GUSTAVO ARRIAGA
@ VOL 13 ON JUN 23, 2016

Cathy Chen and Gustavo Arriga discuss the maker movement, how they got involved in it during their time living in Tokyo and what led them to bring this passion back to El Paso with the creation of El Paso's first FabLab. They describe the benefits of MakerFaire and enlist the support of the PechaKucha crowd in bringing a Mini-MakerFaire to our city.

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Wilderness First Aid

BY MIKE SCHILLER
@ VOL 24 ON JUL 14, 2016

Mike Schiller is a Wilderness EMT and has been teaching First Aid and First Responder courses for the Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS since 2002. He is also currently working with two partners on startup company RoomLeopard.com. He was previously Chief Executive Officer of the Green Building Alliance (GBA), advancing the organization in its mission to create healthy and high-performing places.   A native Pittsburgher and successful entrepreneur, he previously founded three for-profit companies, one non-profit, and one charter school, all of which are thriving.  He has a BSE from Princeton University and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He loves to hike, kayak and climb mountains, and has been to 50 states, 33 countries and 6 continents.  

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Greenspan Construction - Building Benton Harbor's First Container Home

BY VICKI FRANKS
@ VOL 6 ON SEP 16, 2016

Vicki Franks, with her husband Shane, built Benton Harbor's first container home in 2015, a beautiful space that will make us rethink what's possible in real estate. The inspiration to do this hit at the crossroads of a trip she took and the time the couple snagged an outrageously affordable lot in Benton Harbor. Vicki's PK is eye candy for design lover's!