My Favorite Things

By Tom Randall - 2013-12-16T19:41:38Z

Courtesy Kano Computer

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Kano Computer

Favorited by Denise Gershbein
Executive Creative Director at Frog 

The Kano computer was based on a radical idea: make a computer with components as simple and fun to connect as legos. 

Kano went to Kickstarter with the goal of raising $100,000. They beat that goal in 18 hours and have gone on to raise $1.3 million from more than 11,500 backers. Kits ship in June. 

“Kano has opened up something that was once closed, for kids and adults alike,” says Denise Gershbein, executive creative director in charge of the San Francisco studio of Frog. Her clients include Samsung, Intel and UNICEF.