The research on low-cost, educational robotics led by Drexel University professor Pramod Abichandani was the focus of a profile I wrote for the college’s academic journal. It ran this summer.
We’ve written about him on Technical.ly here. My piece was a bit more focused on his research process. Find the full story online here.
As I do with my freelance writing, I have some extras that I cut from the story below.
Continue reading One professor’s attempt at a $25 programmable robot: my profile of Locorobos and Pramod Abichandani
This weekend, I spent at least 30 hours in a windowless room of Drexel University for Random Hacks of Kindness Philadelphia, an international globally-minded hackathon brought to Philly by computer science PhD student and West Philly homeowner Mike Brennan.
It was actually a total hoot.
Continue reading Random Hacks of Kindness Philadelphia: organizing, judging hackathon