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December 2, 2014 AT 5:32 pm

“How 4 Mexican Immigrant Kids and Their Cheap Robot Beat MIT” @wired

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How 4 Mexican Immigrant Kids and Their Cheap Robot Beat MIT | WIRED.

Ten years ago, WIRED contributing editor Joshua Davis wrote a story about four high school students in Phoenix, Arizona—three of them undocumented immigrants from Mexico—beating MIT in an underwater robot competition. That story, La Vida Robot, has a new chapter: Spare Parts, starring George Lopez and Carlos PenaVega, opens in January, and Davis is publishing a book by the same title updating the kids’ story. To mark that occasion, WIRED is republishing his original story.


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