Author Archives: Keegan

About Keegan

Hi, I'm Keegan.

I2C Motor Controller Board

I’ve recently been developing an I2C motor controller board for UC Berkeley’s Pioneers in Engineering (PiE), a club who’s purpose is to run a high school robotics competition. PiE creates the kit of parts which high schoolers use to create … Continue reading

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Yahoo Hackathon 2011 – A Ninja Physics Platformer

A hackathon, a hacker neologism, is an event when programmers meet to do collaborative computer programming. I got a group together from my computer science class to work on a project. Eventually, we decided on a puzzle platformer involving physics … Continue reading

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FRC Stats System

I’ve been working on a web application for recording statistics for FIRST Robotics Competition teams during a competition. I’m a member of FRC team #3255, and our main website is located at: www.nurdrobotics.com. This system is intended to be used for entering data … Continue reading

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Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

The Intel®   International Science and Engineering Fair® (Intel ISEF), the world’s largest international pre-college science competition, provides an annual forum for more than 1,500 high school students from 65 countries, regions, and territories The Intel ISEF was an incredible … Continue reading

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Light Sensor and Motion Sensor Using ThingSpeak, Arduino, and Processing

Thingspeak.com allows one to post information gathered by a networked device in real time.  I decided that I would test out the system with a simple light sensor. Then, I went further by developing a new Processing application which detects … Continue reading

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Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair

At the Greater San Diego Science Fair, I won the Sweepstakes award which is the name given to the top award at the fair.  Now, I not only get to go on to the California State Science Fair, but also … Continue reading

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FIRST Robotics Competition 2011

I’m a part of FIRST Robotics Competition Team #3255: The “Super NURDs.”  This year we were seeded 5th out of 60 teams at the San Diego regional and made it to the quarter finals which is an incredible improvement compared … Continue reading

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