Posted by Jon - T190 at 03/14/2001 9:03 PM EST
Engineer on team #190, Gompei, from Mass Academy of Math and Science and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
"The second scientist to speak during the third day of the Association for Computing Machinery’s Beyond Cyberspace conference in San Jose, Calif., was none other than inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen.
Kamen has received much attention in the media and technology industry this year for a device that he is reportedly working on called IT. Speculation has arisen that IT is non-polluting, scooter-like vehicle."
Later on in the article,
“Kamen also took the opportunity to promote FIRST. The organization holds an annual competition pairing high school students with engineers to create robots that are pitted against each other. FIRST and Kamen are dedicated to changing the way Americans perceive science and technology.”
There’s some fun “where do you think technology is going in the future” video