How to improve it? Ask those who use it – New York Times

Great NY Times article about User-driven innovation featuring Instructables and a mention of the MintyBoost kit we have here @ MAKE!

Pictured here, Eric von Hippel of M.I.T., left, and Dr. Nathaniel Sims, with hospital devices Dr. Sims has modified. Mr. von Hippel says users can improve on products – by Rick Friedman for The New York Times.

How to Improve It? Ask Those Who Use It – New York Times – Link.

6 thoughts on “How to improve it? Ask those who use it – New York Times

  1. I’ve done repairs on those pumps. Delicate little things. I think the nurses on the wards us them as puck wackers for air hockey or something.

  2. As one of the hockey playing nurses, all you have to do is sneeze near one of those pumps to cause issues.
    They really need to work on durability, do you hear us, Alaris?

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