23 Apr '16, 9am

What Engineers Can Learn from the Maker Movement

The so-called “maker movement” may not be big on degrees and formal training, but it can teach the engineering community valuable lessons in product design, an expert at UBM’s Embedded Systems Conference said this week. "The maker movement helps translate technology into products,” said Kipp Bradford, a prolific inventor, design engineer, and research scientist at MIT’s Media Lab. “It helps do that in ways that are funky, creative, ridiculous, absurd, stupid, and sometimes profoundly beneficial.” Kipp Bradford told engineers at UBM’s Embedded Systems Conference that the maker movement helps transform ideas into products “in ways that are funky, creative, ridiculous, absurd, stupid, and sometimes profoundly beneficial.” (Source: Design News) Bradford, who holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in bioengineering from Brown University and has designed countless medical and con...

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