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Camille and Genevieve with one of the Mars rovers they developed for NYSCI.

Camille and Genevieve Beatty have already accomplished a great deal as young engineers. They are a wonderful inspiration to engineers, makers, and creators of all stripes. Read more »


If you don’t know who Becky Stern is, it’s not her fault. She’s prolific. She’s worked at Make:, Adafruit, places of higher learning, and given talks all over the nation. Any decent write up of her work could easily take up a small novella, or a shelf worth of alternative yet... Read more »

Annika pilots Game Over, her giant fighting robot

Annika O'Brien is a roboticist with quite an online following. She is the founder of the LA Robotics Club, appeared in SyFy's Robot Combat League, and works full time making cool robots and encouraging kids to learn technology. Read more »


TechShop today announced a new partnership with hardware and software manufacturer National Instruments. Read more »

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Is Lenore Edman an evil mad scientist? Undeniably, since she is co-founder of Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories. But she's not really evil, is she? Read more »

RoboBrrds of a feather, flock together.

Erin Kennedy (aka RobotGrrl) is a very talented person whose creative energy has brought to life many fun and quirky robots. Erin also has a real talent for sharing her knowledge and encouraging others to share and grow together. Read more »

Coco Kaleel and Annika O'Brien, weeks after they first met.

"Having to explain the principles of soldering forced me to reassess my methods and ultimately made me much better at soldering," says roboticist Annika O'Brien, on the mutually beneficial effects of teaching your skills to others. Read more »