Today Sony and Intel announced an underwater adventure. Now, before you go grab your swim trunks, you should know this adventure, called Project Shiphunt, will happen both in real life and online. Like last year’s Rocket Project, a group of science-minded students paired with a mentor will have the chance to push their Sony VAIOs [...]Read More
After months of work and up to the minute starts and stops, the Rocket Project team had a successful launch today at 3:35 PM. This week the eight high school students from around the United States and their Mavericks mentor met in the blazing hot Black Rock Desert in Nevada to see if their labor of [...]Read More
Do you remember what it was like applying for college? If you’re experience is or was anything like mine, I wouldn’t have landed the dream job I enjoy today if not for my incredibly dedicated high school counselor.
Looking back, I feel so lucky that I had such easy and readily available access to a wonderful team of mentors and college counselors but, unfortunately, not everyone does.
So, as part of the Rocket Project we’ve pledged to…[...]Read More
Did you know that the first rocket to land on the moon had far less computing power than today’s Sony VAIO computers?
Think about it; in the relatively short amount of time since Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon, computers have gone rom room-sized goliaths capable of calculating only simple equations to…[...]Read More