If you’re reading this, and you’re over 12 years old, you’ve got a problem.
You’ve got a computer in your pocket. Its insides cost less than a textbook. It can connect to the cloud on Mount Everest.
But do you know how your computer works?
We all “know” that we “should” learn the skills. We’re addicted to our devices, but we don’t understand them. They’re beautiful, but cleanly homogenous.
Unfortunately, right now, “digital literacy” is like brussels sprouts – good for you, hard to chew.
We started Kano to change that. We want to make sure that anyone, anywhere can make a computer – and have fun doing it. Everyone should have the chance to make and play with technology, especially if you’ve been excluded – by economics, geography, or just nervousness.
Our $99 kit, which we’re bringing to Kickstarter on November 19th, is simple, fun, and based on a year of working with kids, parents, and teachers worldwide. We build on top of the awesome Raspberry Pi by making it accessible to everyone (Read more).