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The Audio podcast of KICKSTART:ED, a weekly show that covers and exciting project in education or science on Kickstarter, the popular crowdfunding platform.

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KICKSTART:ED #03 with Satya Murthy & Carmen Tablot of BrainBart (Audio)

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KICKSTART:ED Episode #03

  • published: January 8th 2011
  • Guest: Satya Murthy & Carmen Talbot, Creators BrainBart
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BrainBart is an idea that Satya got already 10 years ago when he taught art students with his Acer tablet PC. Back then the technology was still pretty clunky and not comparable to modern tablets like the iPad yet the general idea of drawing something on the screen with the students seeing it in real time and the interaction based on this experience was what sparked the idea.

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KICKSTART:ED #02 with Jun Axup of Biochemies [Audio]

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KICKSTART:ED Episode #02

  • published: December 26nd 2011
  • Guest: Jun Axup, Creator Biochemies
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In this episode of KICKSTART:ED I invited Jun Axup of Biochemies. The project itself is already two years old and Jun’s aim is to bring the world of science closer to children by making the complex concepts more fun and playful.

The Kickstarter project is the first physical product Jun wants to bring to market. She turned the four bases in the DNA (adenine, thymine, guanine and cytosine) into plush toys. And they even connect via magnets where they naturally hydrogen bond, as well.

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KICKSTART:ED #01 with Andrew Miller of SkyLight [Audio]

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KICKSTART:ED Episode #01

  • published: December 22nd 2011
  • Guest: Andrew Miller, Creator SkyLight
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SkyLight, the first project we cover at KICKSTART:ED already received more than $18,000 USD, that’s $3,000 more than Andy & Tess pledged for. The device connects any phone with an integrated camera to optical devices such as telescopes or microscopes.

This way you can turn those analog devices into digital ones with a multitude of different use cases. For example add it to binoculars and take pictures of birds and other animals. Connect it to a telescope and take pictures from the night sky. You get the picture (sorry).

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