Learning Through Junky Tech

Learning Through Junky Tech
technology
Dan Gould
  • 23 december 2008

Brian Lam over at Gizmodo has written a thoughtful piece extolling the virtues of crappy technology. He explains that by giving children gadgets and machines which require some tinkering and hacking to get them working properly, they’ll learn valuable skills that can help them in the future. When they only interact with shiny new, 100% functional toys out of the box, there is rarely that same level of challenge and learning.

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