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Posts tagged with “mit”

This Week in Community: Invent! Anything! With! Mitch! Resnick! February 27, 2015

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 […]

Ayah Bdeir at Emtech: The Internet as Material September 30, 2014

Ayah spoke recently at Emtech, the MIT Tech Review conference that highlights invention and new developments in engineering and technology. In her talk, Ayah spoke about the need to democratize hardware in order to transform society, and how littleBits can be used as a building block. She introduced the cloudBit and posed the question, “Can we take the biggest revolution of our time, the Internet, and make it a building block, so that you can invent with it the way you’d invent with other materials?”

Speaking at MIT Media Lab, Life Long Kindergarden Group! April 5, 2012

On Friday April 6th, I’m thrilled to be speaking at the MIT Media Lab‘s Lifelong Kindergarden group as part of their lecture series! As the group that gave rise to Scratch, LEGO mindstorms and PicoCricket, and practically invented the “Learning Through Play” game, LLK has always been a big inspiration of mine. For the first time, I […]