Gaps (formerly known as 'hackable spaces', a term coined by @conordelahunty) have been cropping up all over the place this week. It started with Ian's excellent post on designing connected products and then suddenly, I was seeing gaps everywhere.
With just under two weeks to Internet Week Europe (IWE), we're busy getting together a couple of Made by Many events.
[ELL image borrowed from Dave Hill's London blog; Rory Hamilton with an experience prototype Flourbaby]
On Monday 12th November, we're running 'A Journey through the Connected World' and then on Wednesday 14th November, 'What's it like to be an app?': an experience prototyping workshop.
We're looking for an experienced person to work as a technical producer on a number of projects. Our ideal would be someone who has worked as a product manager at a start-up that used Agile methodologies to deliver excellent product.
In collaboration with my husband (@johnnybennett), I launched the Kids Draw for East Africa project last Friday on the 5050.gd platform. Utterly moved by the 50/50 call to arms, I wanted to do something to help, and our own daughter inspired the idea behind the solution.
A child is dying of hunger every six minutes in Somalia. In six minutes, a well-fed British child can paint or draw a picture that can mean the difference between life and death for someone else’s child. Kids Draw for East Africa is an online auction of kids' art.