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Friday, March 13, 2009

Ted Talk: David Merrill demos Siftables

A Ted Talks demonstration of some amazing technology.

MIT grad student David Merrill demos Siftables -- cookie-sized, computerized tiles you can stack and shuffle in your hands. These future-toys can do math, play music, and talk to their friends, too. Is this the next thing in hands-on learning?

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Video: Arduino + Chumby = Fun! with Brian O'Connor

Brian O'Connor presents at DorkBot SoCal on March 8, 2009. His project combines a homemade moisture sensor, Arduino computer and the Chumby to monitor the health of his plants. Hardware and programming details are included.