Location: Longwood, Florida United States
Company: Psyberglas, Inc
Number of times previously entering contest: 4
Favorite design and analysis tools: (In no particular order and with an extensive "etc.")
Internet, Matlab, AutoCad, SolidWorks, my brain, Excel, LabView, machine vision systems, scripting, etc.
Hobbies and activities: Tech surfing, Speculative Fiction, metamaterials
Online communities: Several, but I work for a living now.
Inspired by: Inefficient complexity in everyday life! It helps, of course, to have a fairly full "toolbox" of things that COULD be applied as solutions to things encountered. Just have to avoid the "I've got a hammer, let's look for nails" trope.