World Maker Faire New York 2013

How Making Helps Us Learn to Realize Empathy

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We often think that making is a means to an end, a way to produce an artifact. But the attitude and the process that drives the making is just as important as the product. This is especially so once you realize that the attitude and process that facilitates a smooth making process parallels that which empowers us to realize our empathy in relation to other people.



Seung Chan Lim (Slim)

Seung Chan Lim (Slim) is an award winning designer/researcher and a performer/speaker. He is the author of "Realizing Empathy: An Inquiry into the Meaning of Making," in which he draws a parallel between the creative process of "making" with that of having an empathic conversation with another person.


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