SELCOM TEAM WORK

SELCOM TEAM WORK My whole time in the DIT Design Studio, I have never thought that I could be a part of any design crew. I was only thinking about school, lectures and theories from our teachers and finding a job after I graduate. On the other hand we were not given a chance to understand what engineering really is. After joining the Lemelson Foundation as an intern I realized that I can do, make and design different things. Among the activities we did was brainstorming as a method of creating ideas and sharing knowledge and skills to solve a problem in which participants are encouraged to think without disturbances from anywhere. In the third week, we continued with our…

Design is intelligence made visible…

Design is intelligence made visible… Neema Bryceson Kambo   29th August 2021 The week started with the bundling of ideas where we had to group the ideas generated from “How can we”  statements obtained from downloaded learnings.   Picture showing “How can we” statements that were generated  Unlike the previous week, this week we had to make our problem solving ideas visible. It started with a little bit of convergence from several ideas obtained from the interview and our visit to Amana Regional Referral Hospital. We made four prototypes out of boxes, cardboard boxes and plastic cups. The first prototype was a transparent tank so that the water level was visible. The second one was a series of tanks, the…

Design Thinking

LEMELSON INTERNSHIP 2021 Blog #2 –  The first week of the internship was really a busy one, with a lot of skills to learn and a lot of challenges to work on. The second week however was really calm and more a week of reflections, discussions and sharing ideas amongst each other. We went through how one could come from a problem to a solution in a more efficient way. It was really astonishing to learn how understanding a problem well could make the journey from a problem to a solution a lot more productive. To better understand problems that were solved by technology, we looked at the attributes of an appropriate technology. It is important to make sure that…