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Today 08:58 AM
Design and Communication
One thing that's totally missing from the discussion above is the effect of the communication structure on the less skilled/exeperienced members of the team. A small core group that communicates...
(1,921 views, 24 replies)
Today 08:52 AM
Please help 1729 win a donation by voting (quick!)
I'll admit I felt a bit similar - it's got quite a "Hunger Games" vibe to it. Still though, the money is all going toward a good cause, and I'm sure there's plenty of ways to also help out the local...
(1,354 views, 16 replies)
Today 07:46 AM
[FF]: [FF]: [OFF] BOB 2018
1. pchild 2. nomythicalbeast 3. BrennanB 4. Attention 5. Caleb Sykes 6. Niklas701 7. abbymarie 8. Electronica1 9. tmpoles 10. Big-b
(185 views, 13 replies)
Today 07:18 AM
Mentor to Team Relationship
We are a bit of a mix. Our team has evolved out of a middle school program I've been running for 18 years. There I tell the students they should refer to me as Dr. Wolter or Mr. Wolter.....but...
(837 views, 12 replies)
Today 07:15 AM
[FF]: [OFF] EMCC 2018 Tier 2
nomythicalbeast 3130 10:37 10:39 tmpoles 2502 10:35 10:41 Niklas701 2175 10:33 10:43 Attention 2846 10:31 10:45 pchild 10:12 10:29 10:47 Big-b ...
(156 views, 3 replies)
Today 06:33 AM
SCRIW VIII (South Carolina Robotics Invitational & Workshops 2018)
Now that the storm has passed, we have a few more registrations to share. Welcome 281, 3506, and 4935 to the lineup! 281 The GreenVillains 283 The Generals 342 Burning Magnetos 1102 M'Aiken...
(1,364 views, 10 replies)
Today 06:12 AM
Robot Signal Light
I do, and the next time I'm at the Center, I'll get it for you. I bought 5 or 10 of them, and I'm glad I did.
(1,608 views, 13 replies)
Today 05:07 AM
robotPy Interfacing with driver
Thank you. Somehow I had not noticed this in Java. I have been using timed robot for most of our work thus far. I just switched to Iterative to see if it changed the message. It did not. :)
(196 views, 4 replies)
Today 12:24 AM
Low Cost, Traction Swerve
Can you use a smaller module/pitch gear-set to help reduce backlash error on your azimuth encoder? The pitch looks a bit large to be for precision (IMO of course). I am taking a guess here, but is...
(1,954 views, 19 replies)
Today 12:22 AM
Tips on how to become a good coach.
Study the Game Manual then quiz your drive team. Create scenarios that exploit your weaknesses. Build an additional robot to allow a full experience of 1v1 or shutdown defense. Try to know your moves...
(965 views, 10 replies)
Today 12:09 AM
If You Could Choose Where the FIRST Championship Goes Next Where Would it Be?
When we were planning to attend the vegas regional we looked into airbnb for this very reason. The houses in the area are huge was all around cheaper and more cozy of a feel than a hotel.
(15,028 views, 139 replies)
Yesterday 11:20 PM
[FRC Blog] Teaser Almost Here and Event Ready???
Which, I think, is how it SHOULD be done. It's a way of keeping interest high among those who see a wall-o-text and immediately tune out. Well, theoretically it is that, anyways.
(968 views, 4 replies)
Yesterday 11:17 PM
Changing CD for the better.
Regarding GIFs et al, and oversized images.... I would not be opposed to a GIF rule allowing "reaction images" and the like if the image was age-appropriate, size-appropriate, relevant to the thread...
(7,695 views, 87 replies)
Yesterday 11:12 PM
chain in tube experiences
We have had great success with WCD - Chain in Tube drivelines. We made the switch after 2016 - Stronghold, where we broke wheels every match and basically left us crippled since it took so long to...
(361 views, 4 replies)
Yesterday 11:02 PM
Helping North Carolina Teams Affected with Hurricane Florence
(269 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 10:15 PM
Deep Learning/Neural Network Use In Scouting
There's really not enough data out there to develop comprehensive predictions. I'd love to be proven wrong, but so far every scouting or prediction system I've seen that uses any sort of machine...
(218 views, 3 replies)
Yesterday 09:50 PM
Team: 973 The Greybots is seeking mentors!
Perhaps my SolidWorks skills could be of use... oh, yeah... never mind.
(1,291 views, 4 replies)
Yesterday 09:45 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #740
Okay, okay, Florence didn't get me as bad as some. (Though if you want to help out, FIRST North Carolina has gotten into gear.) First place goes to: Second place goes to:
(260 views, 16 replies)
Yesterday 09:06 PM
Chezy Champs 2018
Glad to see 3538's still going out to represent Detroit Champs. They've gone to many offseasons this summer and they should be well practiced. West coast teams, you might want to look out for them:...
(22,080 views, 77 replies)
Yesterday 08:34 PM
Who is the best necromancer?
7 weeks, 1 day, 37 minutes. Fwahaahaahaaaaaa!
(9,909 views, 69 replies)