sugru (www.sugru.com) is a new material designed to give people an easy way to hack and repair their stuff. Jane ni Dhulchaointigh, the inventor of sugru, tells the story of the invention - bringing it from an idea she had as a student, through to developing the technology, building a business and fueling a movement of everyday hacking & repairing.
Jane ni Dhulchaointigh
Jane ni Dhulchaointigh is the inventor of a durable silicone rubber called Sugru.
Jane ni Dhulchaointigh, inventor of an all-purpose silicone rubber called sugru, explains how the product came into being. Originally intended for sculpture, the practical implementation of sugru as a repair solution has proved reflective of a more hacking-friendly culture.