The Language of Things: Understanding the World of Desirable Objects by Deyan Sudjic My rating: 3 of 5 stars Started off with some interesting observations touching on how not only function influences design but also the motivations of the maker and the social context. Interesting potential. Understanding why a thing was wanted is important However, […]
Update on Triscope development
This is an open source project. Design project and files at: https://github.com/albioninnovate/triscope
Office Hours Group: What is an MVP?
This week’s conversation was one that applies to many companies. The challenge as presented was “we have an idea, and we need to produce a minimally viable product; how do we find the tools and materials to create a prototype”. The company had quite a bit of useful detail about the materials needed and how […]
Life long learning; How do you do it?
Life long learning; How do you do it? The Internet – There is a wealth of online resources out there to help you learn. Listen to podcasts,download eBooks, take online course or join forums to discuss and get help from others. Ask at work–Good employers will support you as you up-skill. Employees with professional training […]
Life Long Learning
Life Long Learning Lifelong learning is the “ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated” pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional. Why is it important? We are living longer. Most people will have many jobs in several sectors over a lifetime. The training and education you started with is unlikely to be sufficient over your career. Modern […]
Creativity is not a passive activity.
Creativity is not a passive activity. It is a wonderful time to be involved in technology. I mean technology in a very broad sense, that is the way some objective is accomplished. It can be a tool or gadget an approach or methodology or even a way or organising a set of components. The proliferation […]
Five steps to developing the OSH ecosystem
Thoughts on: Open Source Hardware: Opportunities and Challenges, June 2016 Five steps to developing the OSH ecosystem The paper defines five steps required to develop the OSH ecosystem, briefly they are: Encourage individuals to contribute towards platforms and provide necessary design flows Make hardware design practical via easily available EDA tools and development platforms from […]