For their final project at Hack Reactor, a team of four students decided to think outside the webpage and get into hardware. With a Tessel chip, a 3D printer and countless hours of coding, they built a drone that can be operated from anywhere in the world. The team, consisting of Mike Luby, Collin Kokotas, Geoffrey Abdullah and Jacob Gribschaw, had never worked with a lot of the software they were using, but they used the fundamentals taught to them at Hack Reactor to teach themselves the necessary code to get their project off the ground.
“I wanted to go for as big a scope as possible,” says Luby, who managed the project. “We wanted to try exploring the internet of things, which is still pretty nascent, but up and coming.”Continue Reading