Readin’, ‘Ritin’ And Robots: Machine Learning And Robotics Competition Sparks Young Inventors

What happens when 29,000+ students come together to compete in STEM?

  • Top image: Competing robots had to collect rubber boulders, maneuver past obstacles and fling the projectiles at the opposing team’s stronghold.
  • Sleipnir had to collect rubber boulders, maneuver past obstacles and fling the projectiles at the opposing team’s stronghold.
  • Every team received similar parts but no two robots look alike.

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@generalelectric: “What happens when 29,000+ students come together to compete in STEM?”


Henry Wolfson doesn’t ride horses, but that didn’t stop him from bringing Sleipnir the robot, named after an eight-legged steed from a Norse myth, to St. Louis, Missouri, last month.


Readin’, ‘Ritin’ And Robots: Machine Learning And Robotics Competition Sparks Young Inventors