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Watch 'Shitty Robots' creator Simone Giertz's remarkable TED Talk

May 10, 2018View for printing

Why you should make useless things | Simone Giertz

YouTube creator Simone Giertz, who is famous for her "shitty robots" videos, released a TED Talk on Wednesday. Predictably, it's wonderful, and you should watch it.

In the 12-minute talk, Giertz focuses on the value of making useless inventions, which is essentially the bread and butter of her job. Most compellingly, she discusses her past experiences with performance anxiety, and how building useless robots allowed her to delve into engineering without having to worry about the outward appearance of failure. ... muBTydQbOq4
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