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We’d like to welcome listeners to today’s Science Friday show. We’re a small company that blogs about cool DIY projects and sells hobby electronic kits. You can find our archive of Halloween projects here, and our store is here.
This week on the NPR radio show Science Friday, our co-founder, Windell Oskay, will be talking with Ira Flatow about Halloween hacks and projects and will likely be taking calls from listeners. Find out how to listen online and what radio stations will be broadcasting in your area. The show airs live from 2-4 p.m. Eastern Time (11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pacific) and Windell should be on around 3:30 p.m. Eastern (12:30 p.m. Pacific).
Our archive of Halloween projects and hacks can be found here.
Update: Here’s the audio from the segment:
- Sylvia Todd, Science Star, Tinkers With the Idea of Growing Up The New York Times
- A Presidential Pat for Young Scientists The New York Times
- Young Science Minds Impress at White House (video) The Rachel Maddow Show
- Auburn girl invited to White House science fair (video) News10 Sacramento
- President Obama to Host White House Science Fair White House Press Release
- President Obama Tours the 2013 White House Science Fair (video) White House YouTube Channel
- Live from the White House Science Fair with LeVar Burton and Bill Nye (video) White House YouTube Channel
- Meet Super Awesome Sylvia and her Watercolor Bot (video) White House Twitter Feed
- Tween girl gets Internet famous for being really, really good at science Salon
- Auburn 11-year-old takes project to White House Auburn Journal
- Fremont student’s science project brings her White House honors San Jose Mercury News
- Sylvia Todd, 11, the ‘maker’ behind ‘Sylvia’s Super-Awesome Maker Show’ making her mark New York Daily News
- 11-Year-Old Web Series Star Inspiring Girls in the Name of Science (video) ABC news
Congratulations to Sylvia on her participation in this fantastic event! We’ll add to this list as we find more articles and links.
This agreement means that each group separately has control of their respective logo and in particular that the Open Source Hardware community will be able to continue to use the Open Source Hardware logo.
We’re very happy that the open source communities were able to work together on this issue.
The ROBOT PARTY is Thursday (today!) at 8PM ET / 5PM PT! In addition to everyone showing off their robots, we will be doing some trivia tonight! Also giving away a couple of Evil Mad Science prizes: a Diavolino and a Larson Scanner! Perfect for evil robot brains… :)
If you have a robot, join the hangout on Google+ HERE! Be sure to leave a comment on one of the posts so we can add you to our circles for the party.
Thanks to the new Google+ Hangouts on Air feature being available to everyone, if it works out we won’t be streaming to ustream as the viewers will be able to watch it live on Google+!
What is the Robot Party?
The Robot Party is a weekly Google+ hangout that brings together robot builders from all over to share their robots, knowledge, and ask questions! It is for all age ranges, young or old, just bring your robot!
Hope to see ya at the Robot Party! ;)