03 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

A Delicious Slice of Tech Pi

Take a look at the video below. Can you believe you’re looking at a fully functioning computer that is the size of a credit-card which plugs into your TV and a keyboard?  This is Raspberry Pi — so cool because it’s a fun, affordable and accessible, open source entry for anyone who wants to learn programming.  Raspberry Pi was invented in the UK especially for the educational market, but the tech community has discovered that this is can be an innovative programming experience for any age group!

27 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Inventions with a Twist

Have you seen MaKey MaKey?  It’s awesome!  On the website, it’s called an invention kit for everyone and it looks like a simple, but fun way for everyone to tap into their creative genius.  The kit has the MaKey MaKey board, a USB cable, alligator clips and connection wires.  Check out the video to see how much fun inventing can be!  And watch our blog for details about 3D Printing and Snap Circuits workshops, coming in early 2013 to the Orlando Public Library.