Episode #90: Jay Silver: The World Is Your Construction Kit


How do you turn a bunch of bananas into a piano? Or play Nintendo with a controller made out of Play-Doh? Jay Silver, creator of Makey Makey and founder and CEO of JoyLabz, is here to help make the world your own personal construction kit. Jay has a PhD from MIT Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten, he was the first-ever Maker Research Scientist at Intel and he’s helped companies of all sizes smash electronics and everyday objects together. We discuss invention literacy, how to create more wildness in your work and the importance of unlearning. Plus, a Lightning Round mic drop!

Listen to The World is Your Construction Kit.

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