On gaming, apps, coding, AR, & audio
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4.15 - 21.45 Interview with Raul Gutierrez, Founder and CEO, TinyBop on engaging apps
21.45 - 26.20 Interview with Alice Lacey, CEO & Co-Founder at now press play on engaging audio
26.20 - 34.55 Interview with Ed Barton, CEO, Curiscope on engaging AR and VR
42.30 -55.45 Interview with Srinivas Mandyam, CTO, Tynker on engaging creativity and coding
Outro 55:45 - 57.30 - with offer from ELTJam using code ‘edtechpod.’ Nice one.
I’ve worked always at the intersection of entertainment and art
I was never a good enough coder to call myself a coder. I was never a good enough designer to call myself a designer, but I was good enough at both to recognise who was really great.
The very first thing that I wrote before I wrote the company name is designing for quiet. How do we encapsulate the best parts of an analogue childhood in a digital realm?
What do you think about Betsy Devos? I think she’s a disaster!
I think assessment is driving education in the wrong direction.
We wanted to contextualise learning about the body by literally going beyond the skin.
All off us are geek dads, I guess
Who doesn’t like flying drones right?
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