served as something of an engineering playground for people in the automotive and aerospace industries.
produced a documentary that looks at what's taking place with these
engineers in 2016. There's a dude trying to make a flying car, Richard
Branson with Virgin Galactic, a group called Hackrod
using artificial intelligence software to make a car chassis, and the
hacker George Hotz taking his self-driving car along the Las Vegas strip
for the first time.
One of the cooler parts of the show has a team of
students from UCSD sending up a rocket with a 3D printed engine
-- the first time any university team had pulled something like this
Overall, it's a cool look at the strange desert rat tinkerers.