Author archive for Taryn

Author archive for Taryn

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    Raspberry Pi Competitions

    We’re excited to be part of two really awesome Raspberry Pi Competitions going on now! Instructables IoT Contest, May 1-June 26, 2017 Build an IoT project, and submit it through Instructables IoT contest and enter a chance to win free Dexter robots and the Amazon Echo!   Pi Wars USA, June 3, 2017 in Exton, PA Enter your GoPiGo team to...

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  • brickpi32

    The New BrickPi3, for LEGO MINDSTORMS

    We’re thrilled to announce the release of the best Raspberry Pi robot kit for LEGO MINDSTORMS — BrickPi3. Since its inception, the BrickPi has been a big hit with LEGO MINDSTORMS fans to enable them to do more with their NXT and EV3 motors and sensors. The BrickPi attaches to the Raspberry Pi and together they replace the LEGO...

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  • DexterEd

    We’re hiring! Ed Content Developer Position

    Position type: Full-time, salaried, flexible schedule, vacation, but no healthcare benefits Compensation: to commensurate with experience Location: flexible, anywhere Travel: Domestic, up to 4x per year for 2-3 days at a time Contact: taryn (at) dexterindustries.com Website: www.dexterindustries.com Company Info: Dexter Industries is a growing educational robotics company that makes robot kits to make learning how to code more fun...

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    Dexter’s new COO focusing on customer experience and supply chain.

    Hi, I’m Taryn Sullivan, the newest member of the Dexter Industries team. You may have seen a few blog posts and pictures of me recently, so thought it was time to introduce myself to our awesome community and customers. I’m thrilled to join such a dynamic and growing company building the tools that enable everyone to learn how to solve...

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    GoPiGo at MakerCon 2015

    MakerCon 2015 wrapped up last Wednesday night, after a jam packed two days from 8am-midnight. Check out our Twitter & Periscope feeds for the live videos we shot during the conference. We are honored to have been chosen as a finalist in the Launch Pad competition, and congratulate the winners, BotFactory, which makes 3D printed circuit boards! We loved...

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    Challenges with Raspberry Pi in Shanghai

    We ran a Raspberry Pi Workshop a few weeks ago in Shanghai. Many thanks to Craig Curtis for really making this happen!  During the workshop, we attempted to do the Python intro found here: https://www.raspberrypi.org/learning/python-intro/  …and we ran into problems when we ran the command: wget http://goo.gl/0ZDOdX -O intro.py –no-check-certificate We discovered that this short link was calling Google, which is...

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  • Sandbox Summit 2015

    GoPiGo learns how to play at the Sandbox Summit 2015

    The Sandbox Summit, a two-day educational conference, was held at one of MIT’s beautiful creative buildings in Cambridge, MA. It opened with a “do whatever you want”-version of patty cake, which got everyone on their feet, and ended with everyone dancing around to “Happy”. I know that may sound more like an Amway or Cutco motivational seminar than an...

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