Whatever it is they [kids] happen to be into, find a way to have them pursue it and pursue it in an open-ended way — to think about it experimentally.
— Sean O'Reilly
Founder and President 3D Printsmith, LLC
Sean O'Reilly is the founder and president of 3D Printsmith LLC, Brighton, MA, an engineering contract and consulting company for 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions.
In this talk, Sean weighs in at the STEM² Summit on the rise of this new industry and how it factors into STEM education.
Mr. O'Reilly specializes in tackling difficult and mission critical 3-D printing, 3-D scanning & reverse engineering projects, and enjoys helping clients explore additive manufacturing for engineering, medical & sculptural applications.
I think kids younger and younger can interface with these tools of 3D printing and scanning and be able to manifest some ideas. ... Whatever it is they happen to be into, find a way to have them pursue it and pursue it in an open-ended way — to think about it experimentally.