Learn How Samson March, BS '14, Built a Smart Watch From Scratch (Online)
Samson March, BS ’14, built his own smart watch from scratch as a do-it-yourself project, and as word spread, Samson and his watch were featured in articles on the tech blogs Engadget and The Verge, and he ended up getting job offers from some of the biggest tech companies. Samson designed and built every aspect of the watch, from the electrical schematics and circuit boards to the 3D printed housing, even writing every line of code for it. He also made the project open source, so anyone else can access the files and make his own watch.
Members of the SEAS student and alumni community are invited to participate in a virtual meet and greet with Samson on Thursday, August 6, at 6 pm EST. Samson will provide an overview of his inspiration for the smart watch, discuss the design process, and provide advice for aspiring tech DIYers and entrepreneurs.