Posts tagged with “ted”

Weekly Inspiration November 4, 2013

Here at littleBits, we’re proud to be used in hundreds of classrooms, after school programs, summer camps and workshops around the world. Behind every great learning experience is an educator that inspires and encourages their students to experiment without fear of failing. In their honor, we present this Educational Weekly Inspiration Post.   1. Growing […]

TED 2013 Limited Edition Kit February 26, 2013

We’re so thrilled to share with you the littleBits TED Limited Edition Kit for this year’s conference! This weekend at the TED Conference we’ll be making some noise as our CEO and Senior Ted Fellow, Ayah, introduces our first ever Project Kit, the Talking Puppet Kit, which conference goers can find in their gift bags. […]

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Bits in the Classroom February 22, 2013

Teacher Kathryn Ross, from the Canadian International School in Tokyo, Japan, recently used littleBits to help teach electricity concepts to her ninth grade science class. The class posted several projects to our community page, and we were even able to catch up with Ms. Ross to find out more about her experience using littleBits in the classroom.

Ayah Named 2013 TED Senior Fellow! November 8, 2012

It’s another amazing day at the littleBits HQ as the TED Fellows program announces that Ayah is named a 2013 TED Senior Fellow! Along with 11 other thought-leaders, Ayah continues her involvement with the TED community for the next two years starting in 2013. We’re so proud of Ayah for all that she does to […]

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TED Fellows in the Field: Ayah Bdeir’s blinking, buzzy building blocks August 28, 2012

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0jFq7qTHQc&w=560&h=315] TED Fellows are an extraordinary group of innovators and iconoclasts. Today’s Fellows in the Field features Ayah Bdeir, founder of hardware startup littleBits. Hailed as LEGO for the iPad generation, littleBits are a set of open source, preassembed electronic modules that snap together with magnets to make larger, more complex circuits, allowing anyone […]

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RISD: Ayah Bdeir Feature April 2, 2012

On January 31st, littleBits ran a workshop at the Rhode Island School of Design where ID & GD students were divided into groups and had to come up with their own interative projects. Some of the projects were even featured into Ayah’s TED talk. Check out the very cool projects & pictures! Article is here

BBC News: littleBits at TED 2012 February 28, 2012

The aim is to “encourage a world of inventors” Ayah Bdeir (littleBits founder and TED fellow) explains in her interview with Jane Wakefield from  BBC News while attending the TED 2012, Full Spectrum.   TED 2012 Full Spectrum is taking place from February 27 to March 2nd in Long Beach, CA

Ayah Bdeir’s TED talk! February 27, 2012

On Monday February 27th, littleBits founder Ayah Bdeir gave a 5 minute talk at TED 2012, Full Spectrum.     Ayah ends her talk with this very inspiring quote “We want to encourage a world of creators, of inventors, of contributors because this interactive world is ours!” Check out our latest projects and pictures here […]

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littleBits workshop at RISD February 27, 2012

On January 31st, we were invited by Prof Andy Law and David Zacher to RISD (Rhode Island School of Design) to run a littleBits workshop. We introduced the littleBits set and newly released bits to everyone there. ID & GD students made some pretty cool prototypes that are going to be shown off during Ayah […]

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Ayah Bdeir speaking at TED February 26, 2012

littleBits founder, and TED Fellow Ayah Bdeir, is speaking at TED 2012, Full Spectrum tomorrow Monday February 27th! littleBits sneak peaks will also be in the highly coveted TED gift bags! Wish us luck!

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Electronics As Material academic paper January 20, 2009

As an companion to our very own, Ayah Bdeir’s keynote invited talk at TEI’09, we published an academic paper on Electronics As Material in the ACM library. Full paper available here.

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