CBC News Maker Faire Ottawa Interview

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For Maker Faire Ottawa, CBC news in Ottawa interviewed me about my robots!

You can watch the video clip here, and also mirrored here.

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It was pretty neat to hear from people when they were visiting my table that they saw this on the news. When I was going to get some bus tickets, some people came up to me and were all like “you’re the person from tv with the robots”! Yeah! Hopefully some young makers saw the robots and become inspired to build their own. That would be the best.

Here’s a photo of RoboBrrd meeting R2D2! (Photo cred to Britta – thx!)

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Big thanks to the Maker Faire Ottawa team for this opportunity, and Sandra Abma @abmacbc for the interview!

Maker Faire Ottawa!

We are crazy excited for this weekend, as it is Maker Faire Ottawa!

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We will be showing our robots there. If you are around, stop by and look at them and all the amazing projects! It is a great way to become inspired to make your own inventions.

Stay tuned to our Twitter @RobotGrrl where we will be posting updates and info!

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Four years ago, Mini Maker Faire Ottawa was the very first Maker Faire that we visited. We showed MANOI and Yoda Bot there!

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It is unreal to reflect on how much we have learnt in four years. Being a part of the maker movement has accelerated me to be able to create the inventions in my head — and also dream bigger.

A big thank you to Maker Faire Ottawa for helping me get here this weekend, as well as everyone who has been helping logistically!

SEE YA at Maker Faire Ottawa!

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Automatic Food Slicer Robot: In Action!

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We have made some great progress on the AFSR!

Watch this video to see all the updates:

It was an exciting moment a few nights ago when we were able to slice our very first piece of food. (Video)

We will be showing AFSR at Maker Faire Ottawa. If you are around, come out to see it! :D

Stay tuned for more details and photos of the development of AFSR. We’ll be writing more about it after Maker Faire. The deadline for the Hackaday Space contest is soon, quite exciting!