I love reading articles about at-risk kids building robots.
One of the nice aspects of the competition is the “gracious professionalism,” Stites said. Under that credo, participants agree, “I want to win, but I cannot, shall not, will not annihilate you.” In other words, people help each other outside the competition.
Isn’t that nice? Let’s all start treating each other as if we’re competing in a polite robotics competition, okay?