Hello There & Welcome! My name is Cynthia Jabar. I LIKE TO MAKE STUFF WITH & FOR KIDS.

"Sassy, Spirited & Inventive." -PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

I'm a Picture Book Author, Illustrator, Editor, Ebook Tinkerer & Web Literacy Mentor published by Blue Apple Books, Candlewick Press, Farrar Straus & Giroux, Harper Collins, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Scholastic & others. My favorite thing to make in the world is a book.

I'm exploring the intersection of empathy, code & storytelling with teen girls in my NYC studio. I #teachtheweb. ; )

Friday, September 30, 2011

Etienne Mineur, Play & The Invention of Appmates

Really interesting interview with inventor, Etienne Mineur who talks about the importance of playing and seeing the world from the point of view of a child.

"Mix high technology & low technology" - Etienne Mineur

Mineur invented technology that allows real life toys to connect & talk to the iPad. Disney recently released an ipad game/toy  hybrid using this technology called APPMATES.

Find Etienne Mineur here

Interview from VentureBeat with Disney's Bart Decrem about Appmates

Disney Appmates: The New Mobile Application Toys for iPad

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