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Saudi Arabia debuts first robot citizen

Saudi Arabia debuts first robot citizen

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

November 10, 2017

“Hanson Robotics creates amazingly expressive and lifelike robots that build trusted and engaging relationships with people through conversation.” This sentence is written on the Hanson Robotics company’s website. True to their word, a lifelike robot that Hanson Robotics created named Sophia became...

Early College Robotics hopes to win big next year

Early College Robotics hopes to win big next year

Julia Martins De Sa, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

A couple of well-oiled machines. This is perfect description for each of the Early College at Guilford’s Robotics teams, three of whom competed at the FIRST World Championship from March 19-22. Two First Tech Challenge teams, Team 731 “Wannabee Strange” and Team 5795 “Back to the Drawing ...

ECG Robotics Team Advances to Super Regionals

ECG Robotics Team Advances to Super Regionals

Julia Martins de Sa, Contributing Writer

March 10, 2017

“The most exhilarating feeling of our life,” is how Early College student Shami Chideya, a member of ECG’s Robotics club, describes winning the State Finals on February 18, 2017. Two of the club’s FTC (First Tech Challenge) teams, team 731, Wannabee Strange, and team 5795, Back to the Drawing...