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Amon Millner

Amon Millner
Research Assistant, MIT Media Lab

Amon Millner is a doctoral candidate in the MIT Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten Group. With a broad interest in supporting invention and creative learning, he develops tools, activities, and spaces for youth to create physical interactions with computer-based objects. Millner is currently leading the efforts to connect the Scratch programming language to the physical world, serving as a principal designer of its sensor board architecture. His research projects and volunteer efforts reach a broad range of learning settings. His current work is shaping core activities in two networks of creative spaces around the world: Computer Clubhouses and Fab Labs. Millner holds degrees from USC, Georgia Tech, and MIT.

Sessions

Computing, Mobile and The Web, Objects
Location: Crystal Room
Seth Raphaël (MIT Media Lab), Jay Silver (Lifelong Kindergarten at MIT's Media Lab), Alec Resnick (stimulant), Amon Millner (MIT Media Lab)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 4 ratings)
Scratch is a new, open source programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the Web. Scratch is often described as a tool to teach kids how to program. This workshop will introduce Scratch to programmers and non-programmers alike. Read more.
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