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.
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.
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.