The recent news of the demise of Opportunity on Mars begs the question, how do we inspire the next generation of rover designers and makers?
We’re big fans of Jess’ work, both the cool stuff she researches in her ‘day job’, and her mission to get more girls and young women into physics and material sciences.
In this short series we speak to the designers and engineers who created our hero projects at Bett Show 2019, to find out how they built them and what problems they overcame.
As series two of our podcast gathers pace, we meet TV presenter and engineer Fran Scott, to talk LEGO, the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, blowing stuff up, and why we all love to build.
As you might have heard, we’ve recently launched a new product, the pi-top . And so now we have a family as opposed to just one or two products, we thought it a good time to tidy up our product names. Here then, is a quick explainer of the pi-top family.
Bett 2019 highlighted a continuing and worrying trend – far too many ‘EdTech’ companies focusing on the Tech rather than the Ed.
When the USSR launched Sputnik 1 sixty one years ago in October 1957, hotly followed by Sputnik 2 the following month, it signalled the start of the Space Race.
When a teacher got in touch after listening to episode 3 of We Make the Future, what he showed us blew us away.
In the latest episode of We Make The Future we meet Zoe Philpott, whose one woman show celebrates the life and work of Ada Lovelace. The lack of diversity in the history of technology and science is a cause for great concern, and a subject we’ve looked at before in our podcast. If there aren’t […]
Episode 6 of We Make the Future explores using video in the classroom, and how we can turn children’s love of screens into a creative force. Dominic Traynor used to be a primary school teacher. After pushing his class hard to exceed their targets for two and a half terms he thought he’d let them […]