Tech Will Save Us x Wool and the Gang Competition

Friday 1st April

Spring is fantastic for two of our favourite past times: gardening and fashion! We’ve partnered with knit-it-yourself fashion brand Wool and the Gang to bring you the perfect project: a crochet plant pot holder to use with our DIY Thirsty Plant Kit! Watch the how to video: For the chance to WIN everything you need »

Tech Will Save Us x Science Museum

Friday 1st April

We had the pleasure of demoing our DIY kits at the Science Museum, in London, during the Easter Weekend. The Science Museum was buzzing with families making the most of the the extended Easter weekend – as well as taking shelter from Storm Marie. We were on hand with demos of Electro Dough Kit, Synth »

The BBC micro:bit is here: follow the story

Tuesday 22nd March

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Read all about it: BBC micro:bit lands today!

Monday 21st March

We’ve been talking about it a lot, and it’s finally here! The BBC micro:bit will be in the hands of 11 & 12-year-olds across the UK starting from today. WHAT IS IT? The micro:bit is the most ambitious education project that BBC has embarked on in 30 years. The BBC micro:bit is a tech tool, »

The BBC micro:bit is not just for school!

Monday 21st March

The BBC micro:bit is finally here, rolling out to 1 million school children in the UK over the coming weeks. This is an historic moment for schools and the education system, but also for parents and, most importantly, KIDS! When we designed the BBC micro:bit, we were determined that it would be something cool for »

“It’s just a bit of dust in my eye” – at the Prince’s Trust Samsung Celebrate Success Awards

Thursday 17th March

We recently had the opportunity to walk the red carpet at this year’s Prince’s Trust Samsung Celebrate Success Awards at the London Palladium! Marking the 40th anniversary of the trust, the event honoured some truly incredible young people who have overcome unbelievable circumstances to thrive and succeed. We felt honoured to be there, and in »

Technology Will Not Save Us, but diverse, creative people will!

Monday 14th March

We spotted this Guardian article this morning; stating that technology will not save your generation… and we agree! I know, I know that sounds crazy, our name is Technology Will Save Us after all. Our reason for existing is that we don’t believe that the current state of technology *will* save us. Passively consuming games, »

Theory of Relativity explained

Monday 14th March

It’s Albert Einstein’s birthday on March 14th, so to celebrate we’re going to talk about his best-known work: the theory of relativity. Two theories in one What’s commonly referred to as the theory of relativity is actually two theories: “special” relativity and “general” relativity. Thought experiments Whilst working in a patent office, Einstein who would »

BBC micro:bit vs Arduino vs Raspberry Pi

Friday 11th March

With the BBC launching a million free micro:bits to children in year 7 all over Britain, now is the perfect time to get the nitty gritty on what it is and how it is different to some of the other pocket sized boards out there. First up: what is the difference between a micro computer and a micro controller. »

The Women of Tech Will Save Us: Jessica

Tuesday 8th March

Who are you? Jessica  What do you do at Tech Will Save Us? Find and support learning partners that help us reach young people to make, play and code with technology Why do you love technology? If you think ‘I wonder what would happen if…’ or ‘Imagine if you could…’ technology can unlock these questions, »