Building a Design Process
How do you break the habit of not doing design thinking properly and jumping right to your tools?
Question from Charles Peters
When I was a kid, I wanted to create a Science Fair project based on using magnetism to float cars. As a part of my project, I decided to build a track of magnets that would carry one of my Hot Wheels cars from one end to the other. I did some research (thanks, Internet), bought some heavy-duty magnets online (thanks, Mom) and pestered my dad to help me build said track (he graciously agreed). The most exciting part, for me, was that I got to see my dad build something in his workshop out in the garage. For as long as I can remember, he’s had an amazing assortment of tools and gadgets that allowed him to do anything: from fixing a doorway to building an entire fence around our property. So when he agreed to help me out, I was ecstatic. I’d finally...
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