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Thu, Jun 05, 2014

REVS at Stanford University
The Revs Institute for Automotive Research, Inc. is dedicated to deepening our understanding and appreciation of automotive history. It is attended to by staff of full time restoration technicians. It supports engineering, science, humanities, social sciences and general historiography fields.
It benefits from use of the Automotive Innovation Facility , which house the Volkswagen Automotive Innovation Lab (also known as VAIL). Diego Rodriguez is a founding professor at the Hasso Plattner Institue of design at Stanford University. Diego works across IDEO's studios in San Francisco and Palo Alto. He focuses on strategic innovation opportunities, including venture design, software and product development, and marketing. He is committed to helping future innovators.
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Wed, Jun 04, 2014



Final Charge (Team 1 Karmann Ghia) Before and AfterHey, my name is Charge….Final Charge. I'm here to tell you guys about my life before and after I tried MINDDRIVE. There are things I couldn't change about myself, like the fact that I'm a Karmann Ghia. But, there are things with MINDDRIVE that could be changed.





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Tue, Jun 03, 2014

Electricida Update for March 15, 2014
Everyone on the team is particularly busy today with housekeeping!They are preparing for an upcoming dinner event that will take place in the garage (can you imagine!) and they are making their little shop nice and clean from top to bottom. That also includes the car; from cleaning up oil spills to wiping the grease off the transmission.


When it comes to the car, they are still making small improvements:

Taking excess metal off the hoodTaking out the old gages and CD player (along with wires)
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Mon, Jun 02, 2014

Expanding My Horizons in the WestOn MINDDRIVE's 2014 trip to California, the first day will be pretty much a hit-the-ground-running kind of day. Hopefully drops of coffee will come my way because we are heading to Humboldt State University and Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC) once we are off the plane. I hope we won't get jet lag from the 2 hour time difference.
SERC is on the Humboldt State University campus which is located in the picturesque town of Arcata, California, approximately a 5 hour drive north from San Francisco. It sits on a hill that overlooks Humboldt Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The University has had its doors open for over 101 years, starting off as a teacher's college [...]
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Sun, Jun 01, 2014

Taejah's Dreaming Big!Written by Taejah Davis

On our upcoming trip to California this summer one of the places we will be visiting is the Redwood forest. It is filled with some of the tallest trees in the United States. In the early 19th century after the Gold Rush there was a huge need of lumber and the giant trees in the redwood forest had a great selection. By the end of the century a lot Redwood had disappeared as new technology was evolving. Since trees were decreasing day by day in order to protect the trees citizens formed the Save-the-Redwoods League, where they purchased tracts of land with the help from the state. The tracts of land would form four [...]
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Sat, May 31, 2014
MINDDRIVE will be going to Tesla Headquarters on June 6 at 3:00 pm. Our students will be giving a presentation at Tesla and displaying their electric Karmann Ghia. They will also get to hear more about bout Tesla and get a tour of their headquarters. To learn more, visit us at minddrive.org. [...]
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Sat, May 31, 2014
MINDDRIVE will be arriving at Stanford University on June 6 at 2:00 pm. We can't wait to visit and get a tour of Stanford's auto program. For more information visit our website, minddrive.org. [...]
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Sat, May 31, 2014
MINDDRIVE will be at Twitter Headquarters on June 6 at 11:00 am. Our students will be able to work one-on-one with Twitter's volunteers and will also get a tour of Twitter Headquarters. If that wasn't enough, they will also be able to eat lunch there, which will be provided by Twitter. To learn more visit us at minddrve.org. [...]
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Sat, May 31, 2014
MINDDRIVE will be having a press conference right outside of San Francisco's City Hall on June 6 at 9:00 am. Our students will be displaying their electric Karmann Ghia outside City Hall and will be talking more about their MINDDRIVE experience. We can't wait to be there and meet everyone. To learn more, visit us at mindrive.org. [...]
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Fri, May 30, 2014
MINDDRIVE can't wait to be in Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park on June 5 at 9:30 am. We will be taking a hike around the park and enjoying nature's adventures. We are also going to eat lunch there while we enjoy the ocean view. For more information visit us on our website at minddrive.org. [...]
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Fri, May 30, 2014

Wharf Master's InnWritten By: Masiti Jeilani





For many people being able to drive up California's Highway Coastline and experience breathtaking ocean views, beautiful plants and wild flowers to stay at a hotel that many people can only dream of, is a once and a life time opportunity. This is exactly what all the students and mentors here at Minddrive have the opportunity to be able to do. On June 1st we here at Minddrive will be spending the night at Wharf Master's Inn located in Point Arena, California which was voted the 3rd Best Place in the world to visit by the New York Times. Wharf Master's Inn was built in 1870 and has 24 rooms, its [...]
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Thu, May 29, 2014



Final Charge (Team 1 Karmann Ghia) Before and AfterHey, my name is Charge….Final Charge. I'm here to tell you guys about my life before and after I tried MINDDRIVE. There are things I couldn't change about myself, like the fact that I'm a Karmann Ghia. But, there are things with MINDDRIVE that could be changed.






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Thu, May 29, 2014
On June 4th from 5:00-7:00 PM, Light+Shadow Fine Art in Carmel-by-the-Sea is hosting a VIP Reception for MINDDRIVE! The event will be featuring artwork by Thierry Thompson, who is especially renowned for automotive themed fine art. The gallery is located on 6th Street between Dolores and Lincoln. To learn more about MINDDRIVE, visit our website at www.minddrive.org. [...]
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Wed, May 28, 2014
On June 4th from 4:00-6:00 PM at the Sunset Center parking lot in Camel-by-the-Sea, there will be a free showcase of MINDDRIVE's fully electric Karmann Ghia, along with a wide display of aesthetically designed and technologically innovative automobiles! Examples include: several electric vehicles from Tesla, all-electric Zero Motorcycles, Chevy Volt, THINK EV, Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Porsche, Studebaker, Riley, Panhard and more. The theme of the event is “Technology + Art = Innovation.” Click here to learn more about this exciting event!

To learn more about the MINDDRIVE program and our Raise Your Hand Tour this summer, visit our website at www.minddrive.org.


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Wed, May 28, 2014
MINDDRIVE will be attending San Francisco's Tech Shop on June 3 at 9:00 am. We will be getting a tour of their shop, while learning more about what they do. Our students will also get the opportunity to do some activities in the Tech Shop and in the Hub. To learn more, visit us at minddrive.org. [...]
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