The BOM

The BOM

The BOM (or “bill of materials”) is a weekly Supplyframe DesignLab Podcast hosted by Head of Design & Partnerships Majenta Strongheart. Each week, through digestible conversations with the world’s leading innovators, hackers, and entrepreneurs, Majenta and her guests explore the future of how hardware projects are built and brought to market, investigate technological solutions to the world's toughest challenges, help bridge the gap between makers, startups, and investors, and celebrate the transformational power of design. Presented by Supplyframe DesignLab

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September 14, 2022 41 min

Today, we’re joined by Clarissa Redwine. When I first met Clarissa back in 2017, she was the West Coast Design and Tech outreach lead for Kickstarter. She’s also an NYU Law Fellow focused on open source hardware and is now the Grant’s Program Manager at Helium, a wireless network that’s working to build a decentralized telecom.You can follow @Supplyframe and @Hackaday on Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Twitter, and @S...

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Today we discuss Kitty’s extensive background in education, her work at Microsoft, her thoughts on STEAM and why it’s so important to integrate art into tech, and how she hopes to create a more sustainable future through teaching, designing, and doing lots and lots of art.

You can follow @Supplyframe and @Hackaday on Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Twitter, and @SupplyframeDesignLab on Instagram and Twitter.

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August 30, 2022 44 min

Continuing our education theme, our guest today is educator, researcher, and author Marco Tarabini. Marco is a mechanical systems engineer, professor of Mechanical and Thermal measurement at Politecnico di Milano, author of more than 100 scientific publications, and coordinator of two Joint Research Centers. He studies vibration in humans and measurement uncertainty in harsh environments. On today’s episode we discuss Marco’s backg...

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Continuing our series on Education in Design and Tech, today we are joined by the prolific inventor, conservationist, student, and educator Cesar Jung-Harada. Cesar is the Founder and Director of “MakerBay”, a Hong Kong network of innovation centers and the Founder and CEO of the ocean robotic startup “Scoutbots” developing ocean sensors and transportation technology to explore and protect the oceans. Cesar is also a TED Senior Fel...

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This month, we are exploring the theme of Education in Design and Technology, and the ways in which educators and students are changing the world through innovation. To kick off this theme, we are joined by the brilliant designer, builder, author and educator Emily Pilloton-Lam.  

Emily is the Founder and Executive Director of the nonprofit Girls Garage. She has taught thousands of young girls how to use power tools, weld, and buil...

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To wrap up our series on THE POWER OF OPEN SOURCE, this week Majenta is joined by a very special guest, the Editor-in-chief of Hackaday, Elliot Williams

Elliot is the kind of guy who uses a 1990’s five-inch hard drive platter as a scroll wheel. He’s the kind of guy who stays up late debugging home-brew PCBs for random synthesizer modules or figuring out why that interrupt routine isn’t firing. He loves to see projects that are ei...

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This week, 2019 Hackaday prize winner and 2022 Hackaday Prize Judge, Shah Selbe is here! Shah is the founder of Conservify and Managing Director at FieldKit, and a former resident here at DesignLab. It’s amazing to see how far he’s come. With his background in engineering and conservation, Shah works with developing countries and communities to come up with Open Source solutions for their biggest environmental problems.

Recently, S...

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This week Majenta's DesignLab colleague, Giovanni Salinas, joins her again as our special co-host for Part 2 of their conversation with social entrepreneur Sameera Chukkapalli Holmes & industrial designer and founder Jason Knight. Our conversation was so enriching that we’ve broken this interview up into two episodes. The first will focus on Jason and Sameera’s backgrounds, how they met, and why they choose to harness the p...

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This week Majenta's DesignLab colleague, Giovanni Salinas, joins her as our special co-host. Over the next four episodes, we will be talking about the power of open source technology and how it can be incorporated into socially impactful design. To kick off this theme, we catch up with social entrepreneur Sameera Chukkapalli Holmes & industrial designer and founder Jason Knight. Our conversation was so enriching that we’ve ...

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Wrapping up our theme of DesignLab’s Community, this week Majenta is joined by the brilliant Kate McAndrew, a Co-founder and General Partner at Baukunst, a collective of creative technologists advancing the art of building companies at the frontiers of technology and design. Prior to founding Baukunst, she was a Partner at Bolt where she invested at the intersection of the digital and physical world for over seven years. She is the...

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Continuing our theme of DesignLab’s Community, this week our guest is President & Co-Founder of OpenMV and Lead Embedded Systems Engineer at Embark Trucks , Kwabena Agyeman. Kwabena and Majenta revisit his 2016 Hackaday SuperConference talk, “Kickstarting Computer Vision with the OpenMV” , discuss the Hackaday origins of OpenMV, and get a status update on how the startup is doing today. 

OpenMV makes low power, microcontroller...

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Continuing our theme of DesignLab’s Community, this week Majenta is joined by the brilliant multi-disciplinary designer Sophy Wong. After starting her career in graphic design, Sophy now specializes in designing wearable technology for creative expression. She loves learning new skills and techniques, and sharing the design and build processes for her projects on her social channels. Her work has appeared on stage, screen, and in ...

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Welcome to The BOM! This week, Majenta is joined by the brilliant self-described “tinker” Jayy Moss. Jayy is a self-taught maker from Compton and the Technical Content Creator at Digi-Key (one of our Hackaday Prize Sponsors). He works with robots, droids, and gadgets, and over the past few years has been exploring the world of companion BOTS, which he spoke about with fellow maker Alex Glow at the Hackaday Superconference in 2019...

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May 31, 2022 52 sec

The BOM (or “bill of materials”) is a weekly Supplyframe DesignLab Podcast hosted by Head of Design & Partnerships Majenta Strongheart. Each week, through digestible conversations with the world’s leading innovators, hackers, and entrepreneurs, Majenta and her guests explore the future of how hardware projects are built and brought to market, investigate technological solutions to the world's toughest challenges, help bridg...

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