This group is dedicated to hackers, makers, and the next Edisons.

In NJ, we've created the first commercially viable light bulb and bubblewrap! Now let's build something similarly ambitious as a group. Google built it out west and we all want to see a self-driving car here in the Garden State.

This summer we are planning on building a self-driving car named Shere Car! Praful is volunteering his car and he has computers specifically designed for cars. Now we have the equipment, we need your help to "drive" this forward (bad puns are with it).

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Autonomous Car, Self Driven Car, Driverless Car, Robotic Car, Google Self Driving Car, Autopilot

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  • December 5, 2014 · 7:30 PM

    Follow Up To Roboticist's Night

    8 Hackers

    At the original Roboticist Night, we looked over a scavenged FIRST robot, seeing if we could make it self driving. For this meeting, we'll kickoff work on the robot, a... Learn more
  • October 2, 2014 · 7:30 PM

    Roboticist's Night

    7 Hackers

    Meet fellow robotics hackers at a robotics interest group. Bring your own robot, or hack one available at the maker space. The feature of the night is discussion about... Learn more
  • September 11, 2014 · 7:00 PM

    Follow Up to Kinect 2

    6 Hackers

    The original Kinect Night ( was quite successful, and many people were able to witness some of the capabilies the next... Learn more
  • August 1, 2014 · 7:00 PM

    Learn about the Version 2 Kinect

    5 Hackers

    The Kinect is a motion sensing input device originally created for the XBox gaming system, and has seen widespread use among hackers due to its powerful sensors. With... Learn more
  • May 13, 2014 · 7:30 PM

    Launching a Power Wheel Hack Project

    6 Hackers

    Topic: Launching a Power Wheel Hack Project Summary: We've been working closely with the rapidly growing Rutgers Makerspace on Livingston Campus, and have decided on a... Learn more
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