Well done lads
Have one of these ...
Anyone can toss together a Raspberry Pi and a bunch of accessories and call it a computer learning kit, but Kano has a more joined-up approach which it’ll put into production if it can raise $100,000 by the middle of December. Launched on Kickstarter yesterday, Kano the computer is described by Kano the company - named after …
...the kids would learn more knocking together a crystal radio for less money? I still remember building mine aged 9, being taught how to solder it up on a piece of stripboard by my Dad, making it not from "parts for a crystal radio" but from "parts".
Now, just where did I stash those new old stock OA90's for my kids...
"tweaked version of Debian Wheezy which guides the young user through assembling the machine"
Dad, how do I put this together? "Just boot it up and read the tutorials." How do I boot it up if I haven't put it together yet? "You need to read the tutorial." How do I get to the tutorial? "Boot it up and ... umm ... there was a little man ... in his hair ..."
I'm also looking forward to the text version of Snake.
: GO NORTH
You GO NORTH. You are in a room.
: EXAMINE ROOM
There is a NUMBER.
: EXAMINE NUMBER
It is a NUMBER 3.
: EAT NUMBER 3.
You EAT the NUMBER 3. You grow longer.
Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2022