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I arrived in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on Tuesday July 15th, 2013 with the DJ and the entire EZ-Robot team waiting to pick me up at the airport. After a quick introduction to everyone, I traveled with DJ in his car back to the office. It's so much bigger in reality than it looks on camera! It also turned out that they'd just broken down a wall last weekend to make the office bigger.
After spending a couple of hours looking around the office, DJ took me over to his house. We sat in the basement where EZ-Robot all began and DJ showed me a lot of cool robotics stuff and we had a great talk. We were getting kind of hungry, so I taught DJ the recipe for the typically Dutch recipe for 'Hete Bliksem'. While he was out to the grocery store picking up the ingredients, I was supposed to take a 1-2 hour nap which DJ would wake me up when he got home. Unfortunately, I was so vastly asleep that he wasn't able to wake me up. As a result to this, I woke up fully-rested at 3:30 AM. After spending about one and a half hours on my phone, I decided to go downstairs and taste DJ's attempt at making the hete bliksem. He did a great job! To make the breakfast even more delicious, I also had a ham-egg-cheese sandwich. I watched Futurama on Netflix until DJ woke up.
We left for the office at 11am, and when I arrived, I sat down behind my laptop and installed some necessary software to begin working on my intro presentation to the group. Then we went out for lunch at the Inglewood Drive-in. I had a cheeseburger and a float (root beer with ice cream). It may seem like a strange combination, but trust me, it did taste good! After this very special lunch, I prepared and gave a presentation introducing myself to the team members. I also had some nice conversations with the even nicer team members. EZ-Robot is like a family, and now I'm a part of it.
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I can't wait to watch "the adventures of Niek"
Lots of good eats around Calgary.
Poutine! Have you tried the poutine?
Hoping to get down to meet you before you head home.
DJ touring you around? Heading to West Edmonton Mall or
anything like that while you are here? or is it all business?
Best of luck to you and the team.
Have fun! I wish I could tag along!
@irobot58 there's some info on the EZ-Mini in the next video that's already been released!
@Lumpy During the weekends we'll be visiting various places. We're about to head off to a car show and this afternoon we'll be going to the Heritage Park.
ez-robot.com/niek to view the latest videos