At Autodesk University 2011, we asked Saul Griffith about his educational background and got a presumably truncated answer—the guy seems to have more degrees than a protractor—and queried him on Theory vs. Making Stuff in education. Following that, he allowed us to cajole him into giving some advice for the current generation of design students. The forward-thinking Griffith then raised an excellent point about the tools designers use, how to produce things that are truly unique, and why now is a great time to be making stuff. Have a listen:
» Part 1: Pneubotics Yields Soft Robots
» Part 2: On Inventor-Entrepreneurship
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