Wen-Chen Chen

10 posts

Hamburgers

Mr. Hessler, one of the mentors for Storm, really likes hamburgers. He’s compared things from figuring out a multi-step physics problem to the dynamics of the FRC team to a hamburger. And in a way, the robot itself is a hamburger, albeit a metaphorical one. The many ingredients- the lettuce, the cheese, the beef, the […]

Crunch Time

I crunched on cinnamon cereal this morning. And currently, we are crunching down on CDR. Lockheed Martin’s Critical Design Review is approaching in just a little more than a week, and currently the robotics team is focusing on finishing up anything needed for CDR. The team members are working hard on different aspects of the robot. The […]

“I have not failed, I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”

We all know that Thomas Edison didn’t make a properly-functioning light bulb in one go; in the process, he went through over a thousand failures before he reached success. Such is the same situation with robotics. Currently, the majority of the team members are working on improvements in a variety areas, or trying to figure out how […]