Bose wants kids to learn about sound by assembling a Bluetooth speaker themselves


There are all kinds of tools and services to help kids learn to code these days – but what if your child is more interested in building gadgets? The audio experts at Bose have released the BoseBuild Speaker Cube, a system designed to help kids understand how sound works as they assemble a Bluetooth speaker using prefabricated parts and following instructions on a companion iOS app. In addition to putting these parts together, children can also go through activities involving speaker components to learn about frequencies and equalization. Plus, the Speaker Cube system includes customizable colored LED lights that can dance along with…

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The Ig Nobel awards ceremony is a marvelous spectacle encrusted with tradition . But if you really want to know how the winners did their work and why, you need to go to the Ig informal lectures, held at MIT the Saturday after the awards.

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