RoboRAVE: from a middle-school gym to an international event

There’s a very cool event born and grown right here in Albuquerque: RoboRAVE, for 2014 a three-day event at the Albuquerque Convention Center, runs simultaneously in several countries including, appropriately, Alburquerque, Spain; Columbia; China; France; and the Czech Republic. You can find a Alb. Journal article at http://www.abqjournal.com/328635/news/roborave.html I see that a nonprofit called Inquiry …

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My students know I keep an IT Jobs mailing list, but I don’t generally advertise the fact. Frankly, you’re only getting on it if I know you personally, though since I’ve been managing the Hacker Highschool version 2 update that circle’s getting large. This morning I sent the group some thoughts I share here. *** …

One hacker has questions about Amazon’s drone delivery service

While drones in Afghanistan and elsewhere are unleashing Hellfire missiles on … well, my government swears they’re all terrorists … Amazon seems to be provoking some questions about its planned drone delivery service. Hacker James Bartholomew has some questions for them and some of them are hilarious, like: “5. Can I install my own Airmail …