FIRST Robotics is an amazing organization, founded in 1989 with a mission to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders.
Founder Dean Kamen articulates his vision for FIRST, “To transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders.”
For years, ThinkFun’s CEO Bill [...]
ThinkFun CEO Bill Ritchie and his video camera have returned from the FIRST Robotics Tournament!
The energy in this video is just incredible (check out the line dancing!), and it’s clear these young engineers are prepared not only to tackle the challenges of tomorrow, but also to inspire the next generation of problem solvers! For [...]
The following is an article by ThinkFun CEO Bill Ritchie, recently published in ThinkFun’s bi-weekly Classroom Connection newsletter. To receive these mailings, click here
This weekend I am off to volunteer as a judge at the FIRST Robotics New Jersey Regional Tournament, which I do every year. Founded by legendary engineer Dean Kamen, this is [...]