Email from Joel Volm – November 3, 2012

Hi everyone!  Hopefully you are all designing, prototyping, building, and programming like crazy. It’s only about 6 weeks until the big competition. Remember, you can finish building your robot weeks before the competition but you will ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS have a bunch of programming and mechanical issues that will take extra time and it’s always…

Twin Cities region has a good start in robotics; let's capitalize on it

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