David Lang is a co-founder of OpenROV, a community of citizen ocean explorers and creators of low-cost underwater robots. He is a writer for MAKE: Magazine and the author of Zero to Maker, where he chronicled his journey from under-skilled beginner to manufacturing entrepreneur and ocean explorer. It's also a guide for anyone-- regardless of experience level-- to get involved with the maker movement and digital fabrication tools, like 3D printing. David was a 2013 TED Fellow. He lives on a sailboat in the San Francisco Bay.
To explore is human. It’s as basic as cooking and bathing, and as essential as song and dance. It’s not something that needs a lengthy explanation — whether you’re 3 or 103, it’s the tingly feeling you get in the bottom of your stomach when you venture into unknown terrain. Across ages and cultures, there […]