Integrating programming and design will "totally change the world"

“The kit comes in a box with all the components separately,” Koby explains. The music featured in the movie is a track called Jewels by   Zequals. That’s what I’m excited about.”
DIY kits by Technology Will Save UsKoby and Hirschmann’s start-up Technology Will Save Us produce self-assembly kits designed to help people of all ages learn the basics of electronics and programming. “What do designers need to know? “It’s not just about the game and the fact you can play something, it’s about interaction design,” he says. Listen to the full track. “You’ll end up having a really inspiring group of young people who are totally going to change the world. Larger version + story »

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Popular software packages are influencing the way new buildings look says Matthew Plummer-Fernandez, who calls on architects to develop their own code rather than using “off-the-shelf” solutions. Bethany Koby, co-founder of Technology Will Save Us”Programming is really important for designers, so they can work cross-disciplinary and collaborate with other people,” says Bethany Koby, director   of east London start-up   Technology Will Save Us. “It’s about understanding how you build a system that interacts with the people that play it and inspires them to continue to want to play it.”
He adds: “There are so many opportunities to explore from a design perspective by how a game should unfold to the user.”
DIY Gamer Kit by Technology Will Save UsDezeen and MINI Frontiers   is a year-long collaboration with MINI exploring how design and technology are coming together to shape the future. What kinds of skills do they need to have?”
DIY Gamer Kit by Technology Will Save UsThe DIY Gamer Kit teaches electronics and programming by enabling users to design and programme their own basic computer games. DIY Gamer Kit by Technology Will Save UsThe company’s DIY Gamer Kit was this week acquired by New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

Updated: 10.11.2014 — 21:09