Last week I wrote about childhood inspirations and how they affected you as an engineer. First off, I wanted to apologize to those who had responses that were not properly captured. Some people pointed out that I missed biological engineering of any sort (honestly, I didn’t realize we had any bio-centric readers! cool!). And others informed me that I left out certain critical toys to their childhood. One commenter astutely mentioned that I must be younger than them; too right! I based this on my own experiences, I should have thought to poll for older engineers’ favorite toys so we could capture a wider swath of influences.
Anyway, it’s hardly a great survey, but information such as this is always interesting. So I hope you enjoy it!