YESA - Creating a Pipeline for STEMI
The Young Engineers and Scientists of Africa (YESA) is an initiative aimed at increasing the pipeline Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Innovation (STEMI). YESA interventions operate from Grades 0-12 and are designed to supplement the national curriculum in a stimulating and challenging environment to promote creativity and innovation. All interventions are aimed at addressing the gaps in the developmental stages of providing support to learners through a broad range of activities.
Mandela Day 2016 – 67 Questions on MXit
A selection of questions submitted to the YESA MXit community:
LEGO Robotics at Maranatha Port Elizabeth 01 July 2016
Report by Kirsten - to see more details and photos http://yesa.org.za/lego/
A wise man once said: “We limit our learners thinking when we do not challenge them and give them room for self-discovery”. After this course and what I witnessed from the learners who participated at Maranatha, I could not agree with him more.
10 3D Printed Drones to Satisfy Your Inner Pilot
The world of 3D printing is definitely a fun one, full of endless creativity and innovation. In my opinion, some of the best things (for now) to ever come out of 3D printers are DIY drones. Nothing feels better than putting hours of hard work into a project and finally being able to fly your creation, just like a pilot! Here at 3DPI, we took the liberty of tracking down some of the best drones on the Internet from function to design.
Meet the Smartest, Cutest AI-Powered Robot You’ve Ever Seen
Original Article from http://www.wired.com/2016/06/anki-cozmo-ai-robot-toy/
Boris Sofman taps his phone, and the robot on the conference room table in front of him wakes up. Not in that gadget-y way, like when a laptop screen turns on, though. The robot slowly raises its head and opens one eye, then the other, as if the light of the world is just too much. Sofman, CEO of robotics company Anki, chuckles as the it shakes off the rust of sleep and ambles off its charging cradle. After circling the table a moment, it drives quickly to the edge.