Episode 347 - FIRST Robotics Competition, Orlando Regional - Show Notes

Episode 347 - FIRST Robotics Competition, Orlando Regional

Friday Mar 14, 2014 (01:44:08)


This week, the team ventures to Orlando to cover the FIRST Robotics Competition Orlando Regional. They talk with members of:

FRC Team 79 - Krunch

FRC Team 2425 - Hydra

FRC Team 5276 - Edgar Allan Ohms

FRC Team 2383 - Ninjineers

FRC Team 21 - ComBBAT

FRC Team 4024 - Jokers

FRC Team 1902 - Exploding Bacon

FTC Team 7477 - Super 7

They also talk with:

Greg Hale - Walt Disney Parks & Resorts

Terri Willingham - FIRST in Central Florida

Joel Croteau - AmeriCorps VISTA

Michael Holman - EA Sports


Nicholas DiMeo


With over ten years of audio engineering experience, Nick's addition to PLuGHiTz Corporation is best served when he is behind the mixing board every Sunday night to produce the audio side of F5 Live: Refreshing Technology, Piltch Point and PLuGHiTz Live Night Cap. While mixing live every week, his previous radio show hosting experience gives him the ability to co-host as well, giving each show a unique flare with his slightly off-center, yet still realistic take on all things tech. An integral part of the show, you can find Nick always enveloped in coming up with new (and sometimes crazy) ideas and content for the show and you can always expect the most direct opinion on the stories that he feels need to be shared with the world. During the few hours where Nick isn't sleeping or working on ways to improve the company, he spends his free time going to hockey and football games and playing the latest titles on Xbox 360. Email him for his gamertag and add him today for a fun escape from the normal monotony and annoyance that the Xbox LIVE gaming community can sometimes be!

Scott Ertz


Scott is a developer who has worked on projects of varying sizes, including all of the PLuGHiTz Corporation properties. He is also known in the gaming world for his time supporting the DDR community, through DDRLover and hosting tournaments throughout the Tampa Bar Area. Currently, when he is not working on software projects or hosting F5 Live: Refreshing Technology, Scott can often be found returning to his high school days working with the Foundation for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST), mentoring teams and judging engineering notebooks at competitions. He has also helped found a student software learning group, the ASCII Warriors.


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