Posts in category “Events”

Ayah Bdeir on Maker Camp August 14, 2013

On Monday, August 12th our Founder and CEO Ayah Bdeir held a Make: Believe Maker Camp session on Google+. During this session she discussed her background as an engineer and designer, how she came up with the idea for littleBits and how littleBits can help you build projects that bring your imagination to life.

littleBits + Inventables Summer Giveaway! July 29, 2013

We’re excited to announce that Inventables has added our products to their our online store! Our companies are on a mission to simplify the design process and empower everyone to become an inventor.

To celebrate this collaboration, we’re giving away a $100 Inventables gift card and a littleBits Starter Kit to three 3 lucky winners.

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Winners of “What Are You Making for the Holidays?” Challenge! December 14, 2012

A big THANK YOU to every Bitster who participated in our “What Are You Making for the Holidays?” Challenge! We had so many great project ideas that it was quite hard to narrow it down to three winners. However, we are excited to announce the lucky winners and to send them the free Bits they […]

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littleBits Holiday Workshop at NYC WIRED Store – Dec. 8 December 7, 2012

The Holiday Kit is currently on sale at the WIRED store in SoHo! This Saturday we will be hosting littleBits workshops in the store from 11am to 2pm. Members of the littleBits team will guide participants through making projects with the Holiday Kit. Blinking ornaments, spinning ice skaters, techno menorahs…the possibilities are endless! We want […]

Maker Mom #Stemchat – #maketheholiday with littleBits, Dec. 6 December 5, 2012

We’re very excited to sponsor Maker Mom Kim Moldofsky’s #STEMchat on Thursday, December 6 at 9pm ET. Of course with the focus on what you can create with littleBits, the #STEMchat is a little more STEAM (STEM plus Arts) than usual. littleBits wants to turn gift-giving into gift-making this holiday season and our maker Moms are a beautiful example of this spirit! Join in on Twitter using the hashtags #STEMchat and #MakeTheHoliday.

littleBits Launch Party! November 21, 2012

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The littleBits team enjoyed a festive evening with Bitsters from the NYC area as we celebrated the arrival of the latest version of our Bits (the new and improved v0.3 – more info here) and the launch of our brand new special-edition Holiday Kit!

Featured Products: Holiday Kit

Ayah on ‘Start Up Buzz’ Panel at International House – Monday, Nov. 19 November 16, 2012

Ayah will be participating at the International House program – Start Up Buzz – What’s it all about? – on Monday, November 19. The panel will be moderated by Deidre Bolton, Bloomberg Television Anchor and host of “MoneyMoves” as Ayah joins an amazing line-up with other panelists that include Inaki Berenguer, Co-founder Pixable, Scott Hartley of Mohr Davidow Ventures, Jalak Jobanputra of FuturePerfect Venture, and Kathryn Minshew, founder and CEO, The Daily Muse.

2012 NYC Maker Faire & littleBits September 29, 2012

It was a fantastic day for the littelBits team at the NYC Maker Faire 2012! We made new friends, met up with old pals and enjoyed all the amazing makers’ creations. Tomorrow offers more excitement with littleBits demonstrations, workshops and of course, inspiration and innovation!

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Ayah was one of the panelists at TechCrunch Disrupt in NY! May 23, 2012

  Today at TechCrunch Disrupt, Ayah was part of the Brooklyn Makers panelists : Ayah Bdeir (littleBits), Duncan Frazier (Bit Banger Labs), Amol Sarva (Peek),Peter Semmelhack (Bug Labs), Bre Pettis (Makerbot) Watch full video here Some recaps about the event: ‘Make It in America,’ Says Makerbot’s Bre Pettis New York Hardware Buffs Weigh In On China, Embracing Niches, And […]

Ayah’s talk at MakerFaire! May 19, 2012

It’s our first day at MakerFaire in San Francisco and we’re very excited! Ayah Bdeir gave a talk today at 12 pm to introduce littleBits to the attendees & demoed some of the interactive projects that were invented by our community! The day is still young! so don’t forget to pass by our booth, take […]

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littleBits part of the Hardware Innovation Workshop May 17, 2012

On May 16, we were honored to take part in the HIW and were one of 30 makers discussing open hardware. More about littleBits at HIW: Makezine Fabspaces Cnet Ayah’s talk below: [youtube] The Hardware Innovation Workshop was followed by the Makerfaire event that took place in San Mateo on May 19-20. Click here […]

Challenge completed at SXSW! March 15, 2012

On Sunday March 11 and Monday March 12, our team headed to Austin TX for 2 GE Garages workshops at SXSW. In this video, Ayah Bdeir, Founder of littleBits, challenges people to reinvent their favorite game. Watch Ayah unfold the amazing projects that people came up with!   More fun videos below. Watch the incredible […]

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Ayah Bdeir speaking at TED February 26, 2012

littleBits founder, and TED Fellow Ayah Bdeir, is speaking at TED 2012, Full Spectrum tomorrow Monday February 27th! littleBits sneak peaks will also be in the highly coveted TED gift bags! Wish us luck!

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littleBits Steals Spotlight at the Toy Fair! February 14, 2012

  NY1 mentions littleBits in its report as one of the high-tech toys that is stealing the spotlight at the Toy Fair in New York (taking place from Feb12th-15th)! Check out Paul Rothman, our Electronics Designer, talking more about our tiny electronics modules that snap together for play To watch video, click here

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littleBits helps put together the Open Hardware Summit (and demos too)! September 3, 2011

For the second year in a row, littleBits is a catalyst and organizer of the Open Hardware Summit, occurring at the New York Hall of Science on September 15th, 2011. Ayah Bdeir is the co-chair of the Summit along with Alicia Gibb. Come see us demoing littleBits during cocktails and catch the amazing speaker lineup […]

littleBits’ MoMA debut! July 18, 2011

photo by Shigeru Kobayashi littleBits is part of MoMA’s upcoming Design Exhibit “Talk To Me: Design and the Communication between People and Objects“. The show features an incredible line-up of interactive objects, interactive installations and data visualization, and will be up July 24th- Nov 7th, 2011

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littleBits Demo at TEI’11 January 16, 2011

littleBits is at TEI’11 in beautiful Funchal, Portugal running demos of our pretty little kits. We’re also giving a talk on the Future Outlook Panel with our colleagues from Samsung Design, HUGE, Buglabs, Microsoft Research and others. TEI presents the newest in tangible, embedded, and embodied interaction.

littleBits exhibit launch party April 30, 2009

The exhibit launch party took place at Eyebeam on the night of April 30th. Over 200 friends came attended the talk “Electronics As Material” describing the littleBits solo exhibition, which ran from April 30th till May 16th.

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