2019 wk.10

From video game to day job: How ‘SimCity’ inspired a generation of city planners – Los Angeles Times
the games have introduced millions of players to the joys and frustrations of zoning, street grids and infrastructure funding — and influenced a generation of people who plan cities for a living….
Remarkable Engineers Who Happened to be Women | LinkEngineering
Women’s History Month arrives, I find many stories about women who’ve made historical contributions to civilization. In recent years, with the added emphasis on STEM, there have been many more…
ARVRinEDU | Jaime Donally | Professional Development
#31DaysofARVRinEDU event! Each day in March will include an augmented (AR) or virtual reality (VR) resources to bring into the classroom. A few years ago, I ran across a resource with a huge librar…
Great Pacific Garbage Patch cleanup system will be fixed by summer
It’s back to the drawing board for engineers at the ambitious Ocean Cleanup, a Dutch non-profit that in October launched a plastic cleanup system meant to rid the world’s oceans of plastic…
Engineer Students Build Cars for Disabled Children
CMU teamed up with pediatric therapists from Family Health West to provide them the ability to move around independently with modified, ride-on electric toy cars through the Go Baby Go Program.The…
Engineering Solves the Puzzle – All Together
engineers who investigate and reconstruct vehicle accidents by getting as much information as possible to make a scientific analysis of the data and formulating it into a report that will be used i…
How ESA Astronauts Use AR and VR to Train for Space > ENGINEERING.com
NASA has a dedicated space at their Johnson Space Center in Houston called the Virtual Reality Laboratory, which was built in 1992. If you’re curious, you can actually download the flight softwar…
Tracking firefighters in burning buildings: Researchers create fireproof, self powered sensor — ScienceDaily
Researchers have created a motion-powered, fireproof sensor that can track the movements of firefighters, steelworkers, miners and others who work in high-risk environments where they cannot always…
Rokit Smart – Robolink
Rokit Smart, the original programmable robot kit! Rokit Smart is perfect for those who want to start learning code.Build 11 different robots from a single kit. Rubber band shooters, line-trackers,…
Zumi by Robolink Help Kids Learn about AI and Automated Cars
Zumi! It’s an automated car which helps you learn about AI (artificial intelligence) and vehicle automation, just the type of skills our kids will need and use in their future.Robolink, refers…
mBot – Open-source Arduino Robot Building Platform|Makeblock Learning Resource
mBot is a low cost, easy-to-run robot kit for kids to get hands-on experience about graphical programming, electronics, robotics. It is an all-in-one solution for robotics learning and designed for…
99% Invisible
99 Percent Invisible“This podcast reminds me that pretty much everything in the world has been designed, and that there are so many opportunities to improve things. I also love to hear the backst…

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