autodesk stemAutodesk and New York University Tandon School of Engineering and its Center for K12 STEM Education teamed up to host kid inventors at the new Tandon MakerSpace in Brooklyn. Seven kids showcased their designs in front of NYU students and professors, Autodesk makers and more. From Jakob Sperry’s GyRings, a fidget widget to help people, particularly with ADHD, stay focused, to Alexis Lewis’ emergency mask pod, a football-shaped canister with protective gear that first responders can throw into a smoke-filled building to help those trapped inside, the audience was treated to hands-on demonstrations of each invention and an update on what’s next for these budding change-makers. Read More