How Girls Should Serve Raspberry Pi: Tom Dubick at TEDxCharlotteED. Imagine a classroom as a sandbox in which middle school girls can play with ideas and be creative. Does that sound like an engineering course?
Twelve-year-old Quin has his own company, founded a hackerspace in his garage, and helps teach Arduino classes. And he developed the "gas cap": a baseball hat that detects human methane emissions. (What 12-year-old wouldn't want that?) Most recently, he created the FuzzBot, a cool little robot that not only turns on a dime to avoid obstacles, it helps his mom out by dragging a dust cloth as it makes its rounds.
Wondering about the colors of our badges? There's a key on our facebook banner: Red=Science, Yelow=Technology, Blue=Engineering, Orange=Art, Purple=Math. Single colors are level one badges. April's badge, PaperKraft, is an art-based badge.
One more BBQ and Austin can kick everybody out. I'm sure they'll be happy to clean up the streets, take the saran wrap off the trees and get a good night's sleep. As South by Southwest comes to an end, it's hard to believe how much has transpired over the past 2 weeks. It's an amazing showcase of talent, innovation, ambition, and grit.