Ayah is the founder and CEO of littleBits, an open source library of electronic modules that snap together with tiny magnets for prototyping, learning, and fun. Using step-by-step instructions, littleBits offers easy to follow DIY electronics kits consisting of tiny circuit boards engineered to be combined in order to perform custom functions. Named as one of CNN’s Top 10 Emerging Startups to Watch, littleBits won Ayah a spot on Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People and Popular Mechanic’s 25 Makers Who Are Reinventing the American Dream. She is also an alumna of MIT Media Lab and a TED Senior Fellow.
UK-based design studio Duffy London has designed a multi-purpose habitat for use during bad weather, as well as for first aid, exploration and ‘glamping.’ The shelter is easily assembled, consisting of a set of walls, floor, legs, roof, windows, hatches and hinges, and has been designed with practicality, accessibility and functionality in mind. The personal […]
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