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Posts tagged with “projects-2”

Celebrating MLK Jr Day with littleBits! January 25, 2016

This Martin Luther King Jr Day, littleBits, Microsoft, and theli.st joined forces to invent for impact. Inspired by Dr. King’s focus on service, community, and social change, we challenged participating families to design an object that helps someone else or brings people together. Here’s what a few of them came up with: This mother-daughter duo […]

Snowed In with littleBits January 22, 2016

As piercing gusts of wind are about to cover the streets with fresh snow and the majority of us on the eastern seaboard are staying in during the blizzard. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to gather the family and make some blizzard-themed projects that help you monitor the weather as well as stay entertained.   […]

(Re)Creating the Everyday with Bits at MoMA November 3, 2015

Last week from Wednesday through Saturday, littleBIts teamed up with MoMA’s Design Interactions Studio to run a series of seven workshops allowing museum-goers the chance to get hands-on with a little part of the This is for Everyone exhibition. We had over 80 participants total, including two homeschool crews, bunches of parent-kid dynamic duos, electronic […]

Pranks For The Memories! March 27, 2015

April Fool’s Day is around the corner, and our office is buzzing with excitement! We’ve got silly handshakes, creepy portraits, and even a joke that you can play on your favorite house cat! Check out a few of our pranks, made possible with buttons, buzzers, servos, wireless modules, and more. Prank Handshake Looking for a […]

Get Lucky With These St. Patrick’s Day Projects! March 17, 2015

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It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and we’re feeling lucky! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite community projects to show off our green spirit today. Try making these bitified projects and you’ll be well on your way to finding your very own pot of gold. From The littleBits Engineering Studio: The drinkerBot Alright, so. Fair warning. This […]

Host Your Own Bitified #Oscars Party February 20, 2015

Between the comedic stylings of Neil Patrick Harris, the thrilling best picture nominees, and the opportunity to witness some unforgettable red carpet fashion faux pas, the Oscars are bound to make for a memorable night. In addition to tweeting your feels on a soon-to-be trending hashtag, the Academy Awards present the perfect opportunity to host […]

Weekly Inspiration: Geeky Pumpkin Hacks October 6, 2014

It is officially prime pumpkin season bit’sters. With Halloween around the corner it’s time to step up your gourd game with some geeky hacks. Find some inspiration below and don’t forget to tag yours on our project page and social media using the #trickswithbits hashtag to enter our Halloween contest. 1.THE MENACING CYLON Glowing red […]

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Posted in: Community, Projects

Let’s Get Logical April 14, 2014

Introducing NAND, NOR, and XOR gates! With littleBits logic modules, you can program in block form. The logic modules create rules for your circuit to follow, giving you more ability to create interesting and complex interactions. New to logic, fear not! Once you learn a few basic rules, a whole new world of circuits opens up. Learn how to make a Jeopardy-style lockout buzzer, an electronic combination lock, a 21st century fortune-telling device, and more!

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Posted in: Education, Projects

Guest Maker Spotlight: Bilal Ghalib January 23, 2014

Last week we had the pleasure of hosting Bilal Ghalib, a hacker aficionado and founder of both GEMSI (Global Entrepreneurship and Maker Space Initiative) and pocketfactory.org, at our offices in New York City. We asked Bilal to come spend time with us at littleBits and make the craziest project he could think of. Check out what he made!

Haunting Halloween Projects October 16, 2013

As the spookiest day of the year approaches, we here at littleBits have been cooking up some supernatural projects to trick out your Halloween. The interactions in both of the following projects are surprisingly haunting and would be a great addition to any haunted house or, if you are the Adam’s Family, a permanent wall fixture.

Take-Out Tiki Torch May 23, 2013

This weekend, we will welcome summer with celebratory BBQ, swimming, and white pants. As any experienced Memorial Day host will tell you, party details matter. Touches like garnishes and decorations will show guests that you have emerged from the winter months a more crafty, and clever host. With that in mind, we created the ‘Takeout Tiki Torch.’ W

‘Make It BIG’ Challenge Winners! May 22, 2013

Last month, in conjunction with our MoMA Design Store Window Displays, we launched the Make It BIG Challenge . We presented the challenge to our community and invited them to exercise their imagination to transform littleBits into large-scale works of art. The only rule was that every submission had to contain Bits. Our panel of judges graded each piece on their use of Bits, creativity, documentation process, video and community reaction.