What is The Everything Machine?
Here’s an app that takes all that talk about teaching children to learn a programming language and makes it real. The Everything Machine puts a new spin on the Maker movement (on that note – have you been to Durban’s Makerspace?) and turns your iPhone into a machine that can be programmed for play and discovery.
Check out the video below:
How Does The Everything Machine work?
Using a simple programming language, The Everything Machine creates open-ended opportunities, for kids to connect two or more ‘things’ and make a machine. Sounds simple enough, but it can get a little complex so there’s some starter ideas and plans included in the app. The Everything Machine turns your device into a grand game of connect-the-dots but with much more enchanting results.
It’s not just a stand-alone game though, as you can use receivers and transmitters to communicate with other devices too.
Get The Everything Machine
Download it via iTunes here – it costs $2.99 or about R42, depending on the exchange rate for the day. Absolutely worth every cent! Visit The Everything Machine website too, for more cool apps from Tinybop.