BlockyTalky is a programming environment designed to make it easy for novice programmers to make interactive, networked physical computing devices. Kids as young as 10 have used it to rapidly build a wide range of projects, from networked cat feeders to computer music systems.
- Annie Kelly, Lila Finch, Monica Bolles and R. Benjamin Shapiro. 2018. BlockyTalky: New Programmable Tools to Enable Students’ Learning Networks, International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcci.2018.03.004 (In press, May, 2018).
- Annie Kelly, Monica Bolles, and R. Benjamin Shapiro. 2017. BlockyTalky: A Prototyping Toolkit for Digital Musical Interfaces. Workshop at New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME ’17). (Copenhagen, Denmark, May 15-19, 2017).
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