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MIT is dragging hard-wired network chips into the agile era

Cloud computing is changing the demands on networks more quickly than ever. Now researchers say it’s possible to program routers all the way down to their packet-forwarding chips in the quest to keep up. 143 more words


Robotic arms: Clutching at computational straws

I wanted to link computational thinking to tinkering with a low tech approach to explore artificial intelligence for children.

Moreover, to support design thinking skills as we inspire the next generation of digital makers at… 95 more words


Modelling the derny bike motion with a Scratch controller

Tinkering again with input devices.

Example here of children using the Scratch Controller from TTS to add complexity and model real world situations:


iPad Pro Laptop Replacement

Many years ago, I became a Mac user and have never looked back since.  Over the years, I have owned many different Macs and love the hardware design, the user experience and overall simplicity and delight you get when using them.   908 more words


Information overload

Today is apparently the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web (again), which seems like a good excuse to reflect on the future of our own little contribution to the medium, namely this blog. 358 more words


Glowing Circuitry

  • What is this creature?
  • Is it good or bad? How do you know?
  • Where did it come from?
  • What does it do?
  • Where is it?
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