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I, for one, welcome our robot overlords controlled by teenagers

It’s that time of year again. You know, the annual robot invasion. Students and their robots have once again taken over Memorial Coliseum for today and tomorrow. And you’re invited to join in on the technical carnage that is this entertaining bot vs bot competition. Read More

Robots invade Portland! Frisbee-flinging machines compete this weekend

Portland is a city where young people go to retire!” Not so fast Portlandia—we know the needs of today’s workforce are driven by tech, digital, mobile computers, and robotics, and the smart young minds of Portland students are fully engaged. Read More

Oregon FIRST Robotics: Nurturing the tech workforce by making geeks cool

In spite of a vibrant startup culture in the northwest that we all love, among a business community that embraces technology and nurtures innovation, Oregon tech employers and the regional economy face a workforce problem. Read More

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