Summer of robotics

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By the time many elementary school students graduate high school, wrist-watches are expected to have more programming power than the average laptop today. So says Stenvne Thomas, a training manager with Tamarack Computers, who recently offered his robotics summer camps for a second year. Last Thursday, five students aged 8 to 17, worked under Thomas’s...
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Simon Whitehouse
Simon Whitehouse came to Yellowknife to work with Northern News Services in 2011. He came from Prince Edward County, Ont., and obtained his journalism education at Algonquin College and the University of Ottawa. Working in Yellowknife, he covers education-based stories and general news but has also taken other beats in the past, including city hall and entertainment. He is a champion of the printed word and the importance of newspapers. As a board member of the United Way NWT and Rotary True North, he believes in the importance of civic engagement and community building. He spends his spare time with his boxer Sharona. Simon can be reached at (867) 766-8307 and editorial@nnsl.com.