Ayah is the latest person featured in Lifehacker’s “How I Work” series.
Working with electronics can be intimidating for people like me—I don’t know a soldering iron from a glue gun, and I definitely don’t know how to read a circuit diagram. Luckily, there’s littleBits. littleBits are open source electronic modules that snap together like toys, making the learning process fun and easy for anyone. And behind littleBits is Ayah Bdeir. Ayah is an engineer, artist, and alumna of the MIT Media Lab who founded the company to make electronics accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds. We asked Ayah to share some of her tips on how she’s managing her budding electronic empire.
For the scoop on her favorite reading material, gadgets and to-do list habits, check out the full interview here.