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Update: 24-Hour Workshop Challenge

Emmet Cole
by Emmet Cole on Sep 13, 2017 10:12:19 AM

 

Final update from the 24-Hour Workshop Challenge before the winners are announced!

Did I mention that the 24-Hour Workshop Challenge is not for the faint hearted? 

Challenge participants worked through the night on their automated cells. 

Workshop Challenge judges are currently investigating whether this participant's Superman pyjamas gave his team an unfair advantage. 

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By 7:00 A.M. 7 of the 8 teams were in production. 

 

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Find out which team came out on top later today! 

 
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Emmet Cole
Written by Emmet Cole
A freelance robotics writer since 2006, Emmet is an Economist contributor, and a regular contributor to Robotics Business Review and Robotics Trends. His writing on robots has also appeared in Wired, BBC Future, BBC Focus magazine, Space Quarterly, and numerous other outlets.
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