Thursday, May 23, 2013

Jay Silver: Hack a banana, make a keyboard!

Jay Silver is the founder/director of JoyLabz and a Maker Research Scientist at Intel Labs. With Eric Rosenbaum, he's the co-inventor of MaKey MaKey. He also runs digital prototyping workshops for many companies such as IDEO and youth centers such as Computer Clubhouses. Silver studied electrical engineering at Georgia Tech, where he was named Engineer of the Year. He was awarded a Gates Scholarship to earn a master’s in Internet Technology from Cambridge University. He also holds a master’s in Media Arts and Sciences from MIT Media Lab where he was an NSF Fellow. At MIT Media Lab's Lifelong Kindergarten, he won a Lemelson Student Prize. via TED.com

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Penn and Teller

Kissing Illusion




Printer Paper




After wondering why everything they printed kept disappearing, a music class watched the printer in action in this video uploaded by James Prescott. The class discovered that all the pages were falling straight into the crack of the filing cabinet drawer below.