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Christina & Steven Young Christina & Steven Young, a brother and sister duo, really used the littleBits modules to their potential at this year’s Hack Cooper event. The Youngs created a functioning pinball machine, and took home the Best littleBits Project & Best Overall Aesthetics Prizes! They also did a great job combining the tools they had […]
On Saturday, February 28th, designers, artists, engineers, makers, educators and people who have never even used littleBits came together for the 3D + IoT Smarter Gadgets Makeathon, hosted by Shapeways & littleBits. The Makeathon was held in our offices in Chelsea and over 30 people of all ages arrived around 11AM with a mundane, everyday object and […]
Caselden Studios’ Sounding Box series is a series of instruments that allows viewers to make environment-specific music in real-time. This is an interactive sculpture that generates ambient tones in response to shadows. As viewers approach the sculpture and move to cast shadows in different places, the instrument responds by vibrating strings to make different sounds. Caselden Studios: Sounding Box […]
What a week ! Our first community call was out of this world fun, while in the forums the Basics crew took it home by posting nearly 50 projects! WE HAD A BLAST AT THE COMMUNITY CALL Nearly 100 bitsters joined us on Wednesday for orientation and to talk with Mitch Resnick about creativity and […]
Monika Wuhrer @open_source_ Monika is the Artistic Director of Open Source Gallery & KOKO Open Source. Open Source is a Brooklyn based non-profit that serves as a nexus for contemporary art and local neighborhood cultures, with a history of supporting emerging artists who through the development of new works challenge how, when, and where […]
Imagine spending a week with 400 educators from around the world who all have a passion for STEAM and Space. Mix in a couple of astronauts, a Space Kit workshop and behind the scenes tours of Johnson Space Center and you’ve got yourself one amazing conference! Check out this special guest blog from Michael Wilkinson for the whole scoop.
Tim Cox wants to be a better husband, but he’s a got a bad habit. Like many men, Tim often forgets to be courteous to his spouse and leaves the toilet seat up after use. So Tim did what any great husband would do: he set up an Arduino-powered alarm to shame him when […]
We are so excited to be announcing a very special contest in partnership with our friends at Shapeways. DESIGN CHALLENGE Find something in your house that you consider mundane. A coffee mug, a pair of old gloves a floppy disk. Now ask yourself, how can you make it smarter? With littleBits and 3D printing, […]
We are PUMPED to get started with #InventAnything! This is gonna be the most awesome global community of builders, hackers, artists, designers & makers!! Spread the word, make sure everyone’s on board: Class starts Monday. This week we decided to do something a little bit different for our weekly recap. In honor of Oscar Sunday, […]