1.21 Jigawatts Red Bull Creation Team is Streaming Live

The theme for this year’s Red Bull Creation challenge is ‘The Game of Games’.  For those who don’t know about the RBC, 12 teams have 72 hours to build something based on a team.  Along the way, Red Bull will toss us some curveballs, and change the rules.  My team, 1.21 Jigawatts, is based out of The Mill in Minneapolis, MN.  Click here to watch our live stream.  For a rundown of every team’s live stream, head over to Hackaday.

We would love it if you could help us out.  Send us your ideas for a great project that fits the ‘Game of Games’ concept via Twitter to @Jigawatts1_21.

We will keep you updated on our progress.  Stay tuned!


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