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Mark Hatch, Alan Mulally on TechShop – Go Further with Ford

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSSCreativity. It’s what gives us new products and time saving ideas. Sometimes, those ideas need to be helped along. A place like TechShop is one of those places. Letting you create prototype so it can get the chance to go to market. That is why Ford has helped Techshop thrive in Detroit. On evening 2 of Further with Ford, we travelled to Techshop to learn a little more about the facility, and also see the ideas in action. In a great night of discovery, we got to play this ground by learning about screen printing, molding puter jewelry, learning about the maker bot, screen printing and frosting glass. Before we got to play, we heard from two great people. First, Mark Hatch, CEO of Techshop talked about how they are cultivating tomorrows entrepreneurs. Mark talked about people who did use Techshop and create their...

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Forward with Ford Event, Alan Mulally, Malcolm Gladwell Keynote – #fordtrends

It was a long afternoon as I flew from Madison, WI to Chicago IL and finally Detroit, MI. However, the trip was worth it just for this first day. The best part, I am here to learn about how Ford is changing the way we drive our cars. I got to my room around 6 pm. A quick assessment of gear, a shower and I was out the door to the opening Keynote. Pretty amazing room – I am in the Oliver Wolcott house for this stay. It’s a replica of his house (from Litchfield, CT). Wolcott, of course, is one of the men who signed the Declaration of Independence. Wolcott later became Governor of Connecticut. In the upper suite – a 2 room hotel with 2 bathrooms, I have a place to work, a place to relax and a nice bed to sleep in. The keynote was held over...