It is all about the interfaces!


I was at the Freescale conference this week (FTF2010 in Orlando, FL) and the Wednesday’ key note speech from Hugh Herr was truly inspiring in a lot of dimensions. First, at human being level, Hugh after suffering severe amputations of his legs (a climbing accident), instead of resigning to his condition to be forever disabled, he decided to study the field of biomechatronics, becomes an associate professor at MIT and designed prosthesis to turn his handicap as an advantage and he is climbing again! Secondly from an education perspective, he is clearly a very good teacher and knows well how to convey complex problems and challenges in easy to understand concept.

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