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Innovation is Fracturing

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The pursuit of cheaper, faster manufacturing has lead to an enormous shift in the economies of the ‘old’ Industrial nations. After losing basic manufacturing and support roles, the West is now haemorrhaging advanced development and design functions to the manufacturing companies of Asia; in many […]

Finding an Industrial Design Job in Asia

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Leaving design school, it can be really tough to pick a career direction; let alone find a job.  Believing ‘change brings opportunity’, after graduating in 2003 I decided to head east and cut my teeth in Asia.  Now all I needed was a job, and […]

Things I Learned After Graduating Design School

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“Well, they didn’t teach us this in design school” These exchanges seem to happen with some regularity in the Dell design team.  So it got us thinking, what didn’t they – or couldn’t they – teach us in design school?  What do we wish we […]

HiRecruit 2010

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The Taiwanese government’s HiRecruit campaign aims to attract professional talent to the island.  This year, they asked me to talk about what brought me here, and why other people should do the same thing.  Check out the video below: Obviously what I really cared about […]

I strive to create great things, resulting in satisfied people

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“I strive to create great things, resulting in satisfied people” It took me several hours, multiple attempts, over many months to write that simple sentence, but I think it sums me up.  I am, by training, an Industrial Designer and Mechanical Engineer.  However I seem […]

You’ll Find Innovative Technology in Taiwan!

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Two Years at Dell

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Two years at Dell tomorrow – Lordy how time flies. And a deserved change of seats to the coveted spot by the window!

DEM inc : The New Office

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I haven’t really said too much about the new office location. Over Chinese New Year we shifted from the sticks of Shilin to the bright lights of Keelung and Jhongxiao. Downtown baby! The investment in the new place is impressive, easily putting it on par […]

DEM – The New Office

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Life is changing quickly for me. A new apartment and a new job are two significant differences in my life, that should both bring some good benefits. The new office certainly stimulating and I am really looking forward to my job developing over the coming […]

Asus – Game Over

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Last week, I submitted my notice to my boss Debbie and I will be leaving Asus, and one incredible year behind me. Various frustrations, plus the prospect of a new job made the decision logical, if not entirely easy. I will, of course, be leaving […]