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Tina Aspiala

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Coding for kids (draft)

The story I've told my kids to explain why sometimes computers do ridiculous things because we told them to do it. »

Thoughts on time

We divide the day into 12, and put the stopping points at noon and midnight. Now that our watches have screens, is there a better way? »

Making sense of the OP-Z guide

Three pages of quick reference details that you can print, fold up and keep with your OP-Z so you can play with it without hooking it up to a screen. Plus some useful links. »

Talk: Coming up with new things

A talk I gave at Thingscon 2015 about how to come up with new hardware product ideas, and avoid bad ones. Also intro to KnowCards, a tool I made to make this easier.Talk on New Things at Thingscon 2015 Tina Aspiala - New Things from ThingsCon Ams Slides of »

Infographic snack: Shared awareness

Made this in my late twenties based on no hard statistics, just trends in my own family, as a rough way of exploring the best overlap of intergenerational conversation between equals. »