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Robotics competition

We watched robots designed by high school teams from all around the country compete with each other, at the FIRST Robotics competition.


The setup. It looked like the object was to knock the stacks of plastic bins over, and push them into your opponents territory.


In action


Prepping for another match


Referees conferring over a close call


An additional object of the competition was for the robots to end up in the white area in the middle, and not allow other robots to get there. A close-up of some of the robots.




We did a geocache (first in about 4 months) at the University of Washington afterwards. It was a wetlands area we'd never been to before. Contents of the geocache


Babysitting for Steve and Ilana on Sunday. Eric is holding Marina, and I'm holding Benjamin.
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