Silicon Valley 2019 EDI Summer Experience – AutoDesk and Army Corps of Engineers’ Bay Model – Post by Caitlin Johnson EDI’21

    After our visit to Citrine Informatics, we traveled to Autodesk, where Scott, a Gallery ambassador and a software engineer, greeted us. The ambassador toured us through the gallery, showing various displays and models of innovations. One of these models especially …
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    A Director’s Note on the 2019 Kiptopeke Experience

    Last week, the 2022 EDI Fellows had their summer experience – their first significant time with each other and with their directors, Dr. Robert Call and myself.  From a director’s point of view, this trip was very productive and successful. …
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    A Sarcastic Review of the Food Prepared by the 2022 EDI Fellows during their Summer Experience – Post by Kai wang EDI’22

    Food was an integral part to our Kiptopeke experience. The meals consisted of pancakes, BLTs, spaghetti and meatballs, scrambled eggs and sausage, ham and cheese sandwiches, hamburgers, and tacos. The pairs of chefs that cooked the meals were Stinson and …
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    2022 Summer Experience: A Lego Table for the Barrier Islands Center – Post by Nicholas Rose EDI’22

    For our first EDI summer experience, Stinson Moss, Kai Wang, and I are designing and building an improved LEGO table for the Barrier Islands Center, which serves as main attraction for younger kids in the museum. The current LEGO table, …
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    2022 Summer Experience – Designing a Bench in Honor of Art Schwarzschild, A Friend of the Barrier Islands Center – Post by Foster Kimple EDI’22

    After arriving and settling into our awesome lodge – an upgrade from Leadership Lab – at Kiptopeke State Park, we were introduced to our projects that our cohort will be working on for the week. Our cohort split into two …
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    2022 Summer Experience – Discussion of The Ten Faces of Innovation by Tom Kelley – Post by David Symthe

    One of the first things our cohort did when we got to the Kiptopeke lodge was discuss the book The 10 Faces of Innovation by Tom Kelley. The 10 Faces of Innovation describes the 10 most common personalities amongst innovators. …
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