Y Magazine features YouTube star and engineering alum Mark Rober in an article written by Brittany Karford Rogers. This interactive article reveals what makes Rober so successful.
"Most people, when a package gets stolen from their porch, will curse their bad luck. Maybe file a report. YouTube star Mark B. Rober (BS ’04)? 'Make a revenge bait package and over-engineer the crap out of it.' That bit of engineering brilliance greeted porch pirates with a shower of fine glitter, unsavory scents, and some Home Alone audio: 'Keep the change, ya filthy animal.' All this captured on video.
'Is it petty?' asks the former NASA engineer. 'And beautiful? Yes.'"
Go to Y Magazine to see the complete article.