Ayah Bdeir: Building blocks that blink, beep and teach | Video on TED.com

Imagine a set of electronics as easy to play with as LegosTED Fellow Ayah Bdeirintroduces littleBits, a set of simple, interchangeable blocks that make programming as simple and important a part of creativity as snapping blocks together.

Ayah Bdeir is an engineer and artist, and is the founder of littleBits and karaj, an experimental art, architecture and technology lab in Beirut. Full bio »

Instead of having to program, to wire, to solder, littleBits allow you to program using very simple intuitive gestures.” (Ayah Bdeir)

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