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Gearheads: The Turbulent Rise of Robotic Sports
June 17, 2019 Comments.. 489
Gearheads The Turbulent Rise of Robotic Sports In the early nineties a visionary special effects guru named Marc Thorpe conjured a field of dreams different from any the world had seen before It would be framed by unbreakable plastic instead of c

  • Title: Gearheads: The Turbulent Rise of Robotic Sports
  • Author: Brad Stone
  • ISBN: 9780743229517
  • Page: 446
  • Format: Paperback
  • In the early nineties, a visionary special effects guru named Marc Thorpe conjured a field of dreams different from any the world had seen before It would be framed by unbreakable plastic instead of cornstalks populated not by ghostly ballplayers but by remote controlled robots, armed to the steely teeth, fighting in a booby trapped ring If you built it, they d come allIn the early nineties, a visionary special effects guru named Marc Thorpe conjured a field of dreams different from any the world had seen before It would be framed by unbreakable plastic instead of cornstalks populated not by ghostly ballplayers but by remote controlled robots, armed to the steely teeth, fighting in a booby trapped ring If you built it, they d come all right In Gearheads, Newsweek technology correspondent Brad Stone examines the history of robotic sports, from their cultish early years at universities and sci fi conventions to today s televised extravaganzas and the turmoil that threatened the whole enterprise almost from the beginning By turns a lively historical narrative, a legal thriller, and an exploration of a cultural and technological phenomenon, Gearheads is a funny and fascinating look at the sport of the future today.

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    1. JordanBreese says:

      Gearheads by Brad Stone is a great non-fiction book. It is set in the U.S. and includes Marc Thorpe, Trey Roski, and Steve Plotnicki. It talks about how robotic sports happened. It also talks about it's downfall and rise back up. I rated it 4 out of 5 because it had a few spelling errors.

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