Make Things Do Stuff

Tuesday 11th June

On 30th May we were at The Roundhouse in Camden to help with the launch of Make Things Do Stuff. Check out the video above of the day and click here for photos of the day on Facebook.

IBM’s People for Smarter Cities Project

Monday 10th June

Billboard ads are an architectural eyesore. And they’re fundamentally designed to get in your way–to leverage visual noise to distract you while going about your day and having your own thoughts. Worried about filing that report? A bus stop wants to sell you french fries. Dodging other drivers during rush hour? An overhang has a »

Make Things Do Stuff Launch Event

Monday 3rd June

Last week we were thrilled to be invited to run a brand new DIY Mini Synth workshop at the the launch event for a fantastic new campaign and website Make Things Do Stuff, which we are delighted to be a partner of. Make Things Do Stuff aims to mobilise the next generation of digital makers. »

Make Things Do Stuff Launches

Friday 31st May

Yesterday we attended the Launch of Make Things Do Stuff a campaign and website designed to mobilise the next generation of digital makers. It was a great day and we got to meet lots of awesome Young People and get them making with tech and even the Chancellor popped in to say hello. A full blog post will follow next »

Share with TWSU

Wednesday 29th May

We want to see what you do with our kits after you have left a workshop or made a kit for the first time. What new skills have you learnt and what do you do with them – we want to see it all. So please share your pictures and projects with us at share@technologywillsaveus.org and they »

Online Anywhere You Go: A Backup Generator for the Internet

Tuesday 28th May

Ushahidi is a Kenyan tech company based in the Bay Area, San Francisco – which is pretty cool. Ushahidi’s mission is to improve the way information flows in the world, and the BRCK is a natural extension of this. They build tools that help people collect and share data, information, and stories. Their latest project, the BRCK, is a »

Denmark to open world's first Lego school

Tuesday 28th May

(Credit: Lego) The Lego Foundation is set to open a new school in Denmark, combining global education standards with a focus on creativity and play. It’s a rare few who gets to play with Lego for a living — now, it’s a rare few who will get to live a child’s dream: going to school in an official »

Calender For Good

Friday 24th May

Do you often get the chance to work on some exciting briefs for charity campaigns and social impact brands? But at the ideas generation stage miss a vital link that could make the campaign go from good to great! To solve that problem  Thomas Kolster, author of Goodvertising  has come up with a great idea – a calendar that make »

world's largest LEGO model: star wars X-wing starfighter

Friday 24th May

world’s largest LEGO: star wars X-wing starfighter all images courtesy flashpoint Presented in new york city’s times square, the LEGO star wars X-wing starfighter has been introduced as the company’s largest model built to-date. measuring 11×43 feet with a wingspan of 44 feet, the 1:1 scale model is constructed 42 times larger than the #9493 star wars »

Why Programming Teaches So Much More Than Technical Skills

Thursday 23rd May

Great piece I found today on talking about the future of STEM subjects and why programming should be taught as a standard in schools. If your local school system offers computer science courses, chances are those courses are electives that won’t count toward core science or mathematics credit. The implicit message is that, while those skills may »

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