31227re: [midatlanticretro] Idea for our Maker Faire exhibit
- Jun 11, 2013
>and painter's tarps (walls). The exhibit will target families. People would
> Here's the big idea for a MARCH exhibit at Maker Faire this year.
> We can get a 20x20 space and build a "Be the Bit" maze out of PVC (frame)
enter, start at newly created data, and then follow a path (or different
paths based on their decisions?) as the data is temporarily stored,
displayed, changed, printed, saved, deleted, etc. ... all of the posters
will be written as "you" evolve through a computer. At each decision point
we'll use posters to explain very simple concepts and how they haven't
changed from Babbage to UNIVAC to PCs to iPhones. At the end we'll have a
few computers set up that represent different kinds of I/O plus club
>kids, it'll teach some history, and we can re-use it at the next VCF East
> I think that's an ** awesome ** idea. It will teach general concepts to
or in the museum someday.
>The next step would be a logic flow diagram, like an assembly language
Sounds like fun.
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