This month, we will begin a ten-session enrichment programme with students at the Archer Academy, a school in North London. We will start with a dive into why we need to change our relationship with electronic and get hands-on.
In our last session, we invited a guest speaker to talk about their tech job – and what they felt are some of the “ninja skills” of the future, given the trends of automation and climate change.
Today, Ugo and Dave are joined by Peter Mui from Fixit Clinic, a U.S. based “troubleshooting and discovery workshop” that has much in common with Restart Parties and Repair Cafes.
We introduced creative problem solving, showing examples of physical and software-based work-arounds, like using assistive touch when a home button breaks. Then we brainstormed “bad” design from our experience fixing, and went through principles behind good design.
We talk with mechanical keyboard enthusiasts about improving our time typing. Not everybody takes such interest, but with care at purchase and maintenance, keyboards can really last