[Podcast] From Corporate World to Freelance Engineer to Running a Hardware Startup

Roberto is an electronics freelance engineer that started work in the corporate world but wanted more freedom. So he left his life in a cubicle to become a full-time freelance engineer.

Eventually, he decided to develop his own product which is a low-cost air purifier. Roberto faced some unique challenges being located and selling in a foreign country (Thailand).

He also faced various other unique challenges that required him to be adaptable in order to deliver his product as promised.

This is a great episode with tons of great lessons learned that you don’t want to miss!

You can listen to the podcast on Stitcher

This podcast was conducted and hosted by John Teel from Predictable Designs, to see the original post please click here

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The moral issue of working for defence contractors

This article, or actually, this personal essay so to speak, about the moral issue of working for defence contractors, is the first written composition in Developpa that falls into the “Create for good” category which is one of the cornerstones from this site. In contrast with other articles and resources published, posts from this category will have second to none technical content as we deal with more abstract ideas that fall more in the realm of ethics and philosophy rather than engineering. However, don’t be surprised if eventually an “Engineering Ethics” guide is released 😃. And as a last note, some people might get offended by what I have to say while others will actually feel identified and supported. That’s OK, is just the nature of these types of articles and I am not concerned about speaking my mind off.

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