Quickfire Blogpost #1 – Dominic Napoleon

* Post 3 links to exemplar transdisciplinary collectives/labs/companies. Write one sentence explaining what is unique about each linked entity.

Pixar This company, from its inception, mixed state of the art computer science with artists of all kinds, to create the first ever 3D computer generated feature film, Toy Story.

NASA The study of space, as well as the construction of space ships, requires linking together a vast pool of specialized researchers including engineers from aerospace, engine design, chemical, among many others.

Facebook As a social media platform, in addition to a large cache of computer scientists, social scientists and psychologists help guide the design.

* Post 3 links to exemplar transdisciplinary projects. Write one sentence explaining what is unique about each linked entity.

Mad Max: Fury Road  This movie combined the many fields of expertise required on a typical movie set, with additional car designers and car engineers.

Gamecube  A video game console, with optical engineers to design the disk reader, designers to design the aesthetic of its form, mechanical to build the actual console, along with computer engineers to design the hardware and computer scientists to make the video games.

MOSS Arts Center  Architects for design, electrical engineers for electrical and audio infrastructure, audio engineer consultants to design the stage, among many others.

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