Schurr wins team spirit at Shell eco-marathon

By | 2017-10-18T14:31:46+00:00 April 20th, 2009|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Fuel economy, High schools, Teenagers, Universities, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , |

When it was announced that Schurr High School, home of the Mighty Spartans, won the team spirit award, everyone clapped wildly. Schurr had certainly earned it. I had heard all day about the excessive amount of sharing Schurr had done: a seat belt to one team, a wheel to another team. As the clapping subsided, [...]

2005 DARPA Grand Challenge

By | 2017-07-06T15:11:36+00:00 August 6th, 2005|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Podcasts, Racing, Robots, Technology, Universities|Tags: , , , , |

The best minds in the best Universities have come together for the ultimate challenge; to drive a vehicle over mountainous terrain with no driver. This is not an unmanned vehicle like the Predator or Global Hawk, an unmanned aerial vehicle. This is Artificial Intelligence, but I get ahead of myself. At first, this seems like [...]