As team 5397, Bot Siders compete in the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC), which engages middle and high school students in head-to- head competitions with robots they design and build from scratch. Each team receives the same set of parts without instructions to let their creativity and tech skills shine. The robots must be assembled and programmed to play a game with complex rules, and each year the game changes.
One of the most recognizable nasal whines in radio history, the co-creator and host of WBEZ’s “This American Life,”which is distributed by Public Radio International, will be coming to Harvard’s Sanders Theatre on March 9 as part of their Celebrity Series. Glass will be walking the audience through the process that goes into the creation of each episode, editing and mixing segments live and sharing some of he most memorable anecdotes from the show’s history.
So basically, it’s a “This American Life” episode about being the co-creator and host of a program called “This American Life” of NPR fame. Meta.
Seeing as Cambridge is the de facto capital of NPR nation, this is almost guaranteed to sell out, snag yourself a ticket as soon as possible.