our library has an automatic short story dispenser

It also has a HUGE Wharton Esherick carving, which I have always loved — and it’s a really good library. But today, we noticed the short story dispenser. I was excited enough to post before I got the full story on what’s actually IN there — somebody came home with “Jabberwocky”, and each of them…

béla’s video on the makey makey basic

Makey Makey lets you make a closed circuit that your keyboard believes is just another key — even though it’s an alligator clip enclosing any object that has even a little bit of electricity in it — could be a banana, or tater tot. Béla learned to use the basics of this system on his…