David Merrill

Toy tiles that talk to each other

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MIT grad student David Merrill demos Siftables — cookie-sized, computerized tiles you can stack and shuffle in your hands. These future-toys can do math, play music, and talk to their friends, too. Is this the next thing in hands-on learning?

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David Merrill · MIT grad student

David Merrill works on Siftables, tiny computer blocks that interact with each other to make networks (and music).

David Merrill works on Siftables, tiny computer blocks that interact with each other to make networks (and music).