Mark Rober Wiki, Mark Rober Bio
Mark Rober Wiki: Mark Rober born 11 March 1980 is an American engineer, inventor and YouTube personality. Mark Rober is best known for his YouTube videos on popular science, do-it-yourself gadgets and creative ideas. His most popular invention is Digital Dudz, a range of Halloween costumes that integrate mobile apps with clothing which then he sold to Morphsuits. As an engineer, Rober spent seven years working on the Curiosity rover at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Mark Rober Early life
Rober grew up in Orange County, California. Mark Rober earned a mechanical engineering degree from Brigham Young University and a Master’s degree from the University of Southern California.
Mark Rober Career
Rober joined NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in 2004. Mark Rober worked there for 9 years, 7 of which were spent working on the Curiosity rover, which is now on Mars. Mark Rober designed and delivered hardware on several JPL missions, including AMT, GRAIL, SMAP, and Mars Science Laboratory. While at NASA, Mark Rober was one of the primary architects for “JPL Wired”, which was a comprehensive knowledge capture wiki. Mark Rober published a case study about applying wiki technology in a high-tech organization to develop an “Intrapedia” for the capture of corporate knowledge.
Mark Rober YouTube
What started as a single YouTube video of Mark Rober‘s iPad Halloween costume soon turned into a series of videos that attracted significant attention from the public and the media.
The videos cover a wide variety of topics. Some are simply original and fun, such as his ideas for April Fools’ Day pranks or skinned watermelons; yet others show how to make useful gadgets for various purposes, such as a snowball machine gun fashioned from a leaf blower and non-invasive filming of primates in zoos; finally, Mark Rober makes popular science videos, such as egg drop competition ideas and a scale model of the Solar System showing the distance of Planet Nine using a drone. Mark Rober summarized his approach: “I love to take something very commonplace and reuse it in an original way.”
Additionally, Mark Rober is the host of a popular science TV show on the Science Channel called The Quick And The Curious. Mark Rober contributed articles to Men’s Health. Mark Rober gave a TEDx speech entitled How To Come Up With Good Ideas and another one entitled The Super Mario Effect – Tricking Your Brain into Learning More. Mark Rober has also made numerous appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Mark Rober Personal life
Mark Rober Rober lives in the city of Santa Clarita in Los Angeles County, with his wife and son. In order to raise awareness about autism Mark Rober tweeted out his support for those with Autism, referencing his son who has the condition.