Matt Fanslow explores the significance of leaving a legacy and acknowledging the contributions of others in our industry. He highlights the expertise of his friend Tommy Oliva in module cloning and programming and emphasizes the importance of giving credit to mentors and references. Matt draws inspiration from the entertainment industry, particularly actor Bill Hader, who credits his colleagues for their contributions. He believes adopting this practice can foster collaboration and improvement in the automotive industry.
Legacy and Impact (00:01:19) Discussion on the legacy and the importance of leaving a positive impression on others.
Crediting Sources (00:02:37) Exploration of the lack of credit given in the automotive industry and the need to acknowledge and reference sources of knowledge.
Changing Cultural Practices (00:08:03) Examining the idea of giving credit where credit is due in the industry and the potential benefits it can bring to individuals and the industry as a whole.
The Interconnectedness of Knowledge in the Automotive Profession (00:14:16) Discussing the vast amount of knowledge in the automotive field and how it builds upon previous technologies and contributions.
The episode is sponsored by NAPA Autotech Training, which offers virtual technical classes to enhance technicians' skills.