Art without engineering is dreaming;
Engineering without art is calculating.

Steven K. Roberts, N4RVE

Posts Tagged ‘UCSD’

Computer ace at sea with Internet – San Diego Union-Tribune

This article came out while I was starting to work with groups of engineering students at the University of California, San Diego… I landed there as adjunct faculty, and taught a projects class in exchange for lab space and eager humans. I think some of the “old guard” was wondering what a non-academic bozo was…

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Microship project arrives on campus – UCSD Times

Once I was committed to the Microship project, the big challenge was finding lab space. After much exploration, I landed at the San Diego campus of the University of California… with an “adjunct faculty” gig to teach a projects class in exchange for lab space and student help. This little article in the faculty/staff newspaper…

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Professor Floats Idea for New Workstation

I landed at UCSD to build the Microship in the fall quarter of 1993, and by early ’94 there was a little flurry of media coverage. This is from the campus newspaper.  by Dan Krauss UCSD Guardian — January 13, 1994 INVENTION: Steve Roberts is using a combination of art and engineering in an effort to…

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Down to the Sea in a Digital Canoe – UCSD

As the 1993-94 school year got underway, the Microship project at last had a home… in the engineering building at UCSD. In exchange for teaching a projects class around the boat as unpaid adjunct faculty, I had a lab and teams of students. This was perfect, and was the beginning of a 2-year epoch. Perspectives…

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Microship settles into UCSD

The Nomadness Notes #24 by Steven K. Roberts — San Diego, CA November 24, 1993 (Nomadness trivia: Hey, issue #24 is actually Chapter #127 if you count the Computing Across America and Miles With Maggie series. Sounds like I’ve been busier that way… actually averages one a month since I started in ’83!) In This Issue: Skankin’ Pickle…

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Microship Lecture at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

This is a wonderful place, and the event of my speaking there ended up being pivotal. I was schmoozing around the country for Microship lab space and had a good friendship developing at Scripps… but there was no open facility for me to spend a couple of years doing a messy boat project on-site. I…

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