Quickfire Post #1

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

  • Google – More than a simple search engine, Google offers a broad spectrum of projects such as self-driving cars (Mechanical/Electrical Engineering and more), Google Art Project (Art disciplines), and Google Trends (Statistics, Computer Science and more).
  • John Hopkins Applied Physics Lab – Does a variety of research that hires disciplines such as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science, and all types of Engineering.
  • ESPN Inc. – ESPN, widely known for sports media, hires disciplines such as Computer Science, Journalism, Athletics, and Engineering for its app, TV stations, and other offerings.

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

  • The Rift – Made by Oculus, this venture into virtual reality required the work of computer scientists, Mechanical/Electrical engineers, artists, and more to make this vision a reality.
  • Form 1+ 3D Printer – 3D printer requires the work of many disciplines ranging from Mechanical/Electrical/Materials Engineers to Computer Science to Business and Marketing.
  • Tesla Model S – An electric-powered car with automatic software updates, the Model S required the work of many types of engineering such as Mechanical, Electrical, and Materials, software developers for software updates, computer security experts to protect the car from attacks, and communications majors to deliver information through media.
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