will.i.am Takes on Dean Kamen at FIRST
Anyone who has ever seen a Black Eyed Peas performance knows that will.i.am. is into robotics and he took on Dean Kamen, creator of the Segway, last week during the F.I.R.S.T. 2011 competition. The organization (which stands for "For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology") was founded by Kamen in 1989.
Acting as honorary coaches, Kamen backed team 2859 from McLean, VA, and will.i.am was behind team 3509 from Folsom, Calif. (nicknamed "The Dirty Bots" in his honor.) The singer's team beat the inventor's with a score of 73 - 9.
Via Popular Mechanics
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Posted by Sheila Franklin at May 4, 2011 11:51 AM