Low Floors, High Ceilings

Making tools Seymour Papert, the educationist and key thinker in the field of Artificial Intelligence, believed in a principle called "Low Floors, high ceilings". “When discussing technologies to support learning and education, my mentor Seymour Papert often emphasized the importance of “low floors” and “high ceilings.” For a technology to be effective, he said, it …

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Design your own Street

Today I came across this web app to design your own street: Streetmix. Quite a soothing exercise, and I recommend taking a go at it. And once you do, check out the equally if not more interesting story behind the design - You are a street designer. It mentions how this tool got people to reach …

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Don’t make things harder for users, please

(Snark Alert: I have nothing against AngelList, maybe some comes out here as I want to like the product, but can't) I understand that AngelList adds value to entrepreneurs. But somehow I find the experience missing something. Recently, I noticed that at many places, the font colors do not meet accessibility criteria of contrast. According to …

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