Mr. Battis

Educator. Electronics. Esthetics. Easterner (who thinks he's a Westerner).

Posts by Mr. Battis

Friday 1/6 Scrum Notes

Friday 1/6 Scrum Notes

What did I do today? What will I do tomorrow? What’s standing in my way?

Thursday 1/5 Scrum Notes

Thursday 1/5 Scrum Notes

What did I do today? What will I do tomorrow? What’s standing in my way?

Wednesday 1/4 Scrum Notes

Wednesday 1/4 Scrum Notes

What did I do today? What will I do tomorrow? What’s standing in my way?

Wednesday 11/30 Scrum Notes

What did I do today? What will I do tomorrow? What’s standing in my way?

Tuesday 11/29 Scrum Notes

Tuesday 11/29 Scrum Notes

What did I do today? What will I do tomorrow? What’s standing in my way?

2/27 Late “Scrum”

2/27 Late “Scrum”

Catapult Crew Catapult mechanism is fully constructed — and fires terrifyingly well (tests in The Center hit one of the hanging lights: perhaps an arresting strap?) An inner cheek has been printed and installed in the testing winch to prevent Dyneema mis-winding (although the Dyneema still needs to be reattached and wound). Still to do: Loc-tite […]

Scoring and Timing Calculator v2.0

Scoring and Timing Calculator v2.0

Ms. Brown and I spent a while yesterday noodling over a scoring and timing calculator that was a bit more specific. http://j.mp/3566-stronghold-calc The basic idea is that (some) actions earn time and (many) actions have a time cost. It’s set up right now with “filler” time values since nothing has been measured. We need to […]

1/14 Design Update

1/14 Design Update

We were mulling over this┬ábasic idea yesterday late. Harry has pitched a front ball-pickup mechanism essentially like that, and we were working out how to turn that into a “landing craft prow” of a wedge that could work as a “skeleton key” for the maximal number of defenses. We envisioned wedge with a sloped bottom […]

Thursday 2/5 Scrum Notes

Thursday 2/5 Scrum Notes

What did I do today? What will I do tomorrow? What’s standing in my way?

Friday 1/23 Scrum Notes

Friday 1/23 Scrum Notes

What did I do today? What will I do tomorrow? What’s standing in my way?

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