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						A <em>smart accessory</em>, the forklift has its own microcontroller that handles 
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						<p>I am the 1337 h4x0r who helps on the Scout's OS. In my spare time I enjoy keeping servers from exploding 
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						<p>I'm a physics and computer science student, and 
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						dabble in robotics in my free time.  I manage the wireless communication 
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						subsystem both on the main board and as a bridge between the robots and 
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