[linux-audio-user] Software suitable for children
brad at sonaural.com
Sat Dec 9 16:27:16 EST 2006
michael at michaelshiloh.com wrote:
> I've joined the squeakland mailing list and hope to learn more from the
> conversations there, and of course experimenting with squeak as well.
> I'm particularly interested in working with kids to build mechanisms using
> motors and relays, controlling them via computer, and integrating with
> and/or sounds on the computer. I'm pretty happy with my hardware
> interface and
> construction methods (foam core, hot glue, motors from solarbotics, objects
> removed from discarded electronic equipment, which the kids help take
> etc.) but I've been searching for an easy-to-use, free, Linux supported
> multimedia environment that would support this. Squeak might be exactly
> I've been looking for. Would you have any final thoughts on where I
> might look
> next in researching how squeak can help me here, or find others doing
> this sort
> of work with squeak?
> Thanks again for all your advice,
Hmm... several people do work with squeak and robots, gumstix, etc.
Jon Hylands has done some work with robots and squeak.
Stéphane Ducasse wrote a book about "virtual" robots. Might be helpful
I would search through the squeak-dev list for what you are looking for:
there's a lot there.
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