A Mindtribe tradition was recently resurrected. Teardown Thursdays was sadly forgotten, lost in the hustle and bustle of growing our team. Luckily a voice spoke up, and now it has been replaced with Wreck-it Wednesdays.
Before you get hung up on our awkward attempt at alliteration, I think teardowns can be a fun and engaging way of sparking a young, inquisitive mind. If you know a kid who shows some interest in engineering or technology, what better way to foster that interest than to explore the design and construction of household objects. Before broken toys are sent to the landfill, or before dead electronics are tossed into the ever-growing pile of e-waste, take a screwdriver to them. Open them up and learn about how they operate, or even why they are broken. It’s the perfect opportunity to ensure the next generation of engineers gets an early start. Of course,