The digital dream lab: tabletop puzzle blocks for exploring programmatic concepts

@inproceedings{Oh2013TheDD,
  title={The digital dream lab: tabletop puzzle blocks for exploring programmatic concepts},
  author={Hyunjoo Oh and Anisha Deshmane and Feiran Li and Ji Yeon Han and Matt Stewart and Michael Tsai and Xing Xu and Ian Oakley},
  booktitle={Tangible and Embedded Interaction},
  year={2013}
}
Tangible interaction links digital data with physical forms to support embodied use. Puzzle pieces, which their inherent physical syntax of connectable elements, provide a powerful and expressive metaphor on which to construct such tangible systems. Prior work has explored this potential in the domain of edutainment systems for children aimed at tasks such as learning logic, programming or organizational skills. Although this work is promising, it has largely focused on relatively advanced… CONTINUE READING