News of the Bitosphere Jan 11, 2016: #BitWars Winners, #InventForOthers Challenge & Big BUBBLES!

#News of the Bitosphere!

If your littleBits story gets in the news, we want to know! Share it on the forums under “You’re In the News, Bitster!

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littleBits goes Bluetooth: ​@SeventhDwarf couldn’t resist investigating whether a littleBits Arduino could be controlled by an Android device via a Bluetooth module! Read more on the forum & watch a demo here! :slight_smile: :arrow_down:

#BitWars Winners Announced!

Grand Prize Winner: Julius and Savannah are the brother & sister makers behind #Bitwars video Millennium Falcon Destroys Death Star in a Piano - Mom and Dad helped, too, and now they’re all doing a happy dance! :slight_smile: Let’s watch the DESTRUCTION again!!! :boom:

Award-Winning Film goes to Claire O’Brien for Princess Leia Zoetrope “Not so long ago, in a UK suburb not far from here… A woman put together some littleBits, LEGO and a polystyrene pizza base. The Force was strong in her, and she produced this…”

Read more: Announcing the #BitWars Challenge Winners, by @nickweinberg

We LOVE Educators!

  • David @DesignSaunders is an educator and library media specialist working in Greenwich, CT. He crams so much awesome technology into the Greenwich Country Day School’s library innovation lab, that they dub it the “Labrary”! : Let’s watch his students “Build Something Awesome”.

https://vimeo.com/150854755

Read more: Meet the Inventor: David Saunders by @chloeatplay

  • Students at the Marymount School in New York proudly displayed their littleBits inventions for the television show It Ain’t Rocket Science, part of the Connect a Million Minds initiative from Time Warner.

Read more about how Marymount is using Bits in the classroom: Education Case Study: littleBits 1:1

BUBBLES!

:hand: ​Have a super week, Bitsters! These ginormous bubbles R4UUUUU!

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Woo Hoo! #InventForOthers sounds interesting… :blush: