The Electrical Industry & the Sims

 

I remember the first time I played the game SIM City on a friend’s PC back in middle school. The game allowed players to lay out roads and other basic infrastructure, design public spaces, erect massive skyscrapers, and create a digital metropolis—complete with prisons and taxes. Twenty years later I’m learning that the industrial specialists of today use simulation and modeling tools reminiscent of SIM City to help them design and build the sophisticated structures of tomorrow. Read more