Ohlheiser, an OTP Industrial Solutions – Lunch Bunch

We hope you enjoyed today’s Lunch Bunch with our friends at Ohlheiser, an OTP Industrial Solutions Company, in Newington, CT. When it comes to robotics and industrial automation, the possibilities are endless. Computers and technology help us more efficiently manufacture healthcare equipment, prepare and package the food we consume, and so much more. They can …

Meet Your Makers: MakeHartford

After a forty year hiatus, the Jumping Frog Contest returned to the Mark Twain House & Museum, only with a twist: the 2019 winner was a robot. All the contestants, actually, were robotic. Bill Hoover, a MakeHartford member and retired biochemist, created the first prize hopper through trial and error. Bill took pride in spending …

A Human’s Place in Space

The question is as old as the space program itself: what is the point of sending humans into space? Not everyone has been an enthusiastic supporter of manned spaceflight. Speaking about the Apollo moon program, two-time Nobel prize-winning chemist Linus Pauling had this to say: “It is a pitiful demonstration…For the same investment, it would …