By summer 2014, robots could be teaching kids as young as five years old how to code.
Play-i, a company founded in 2012 by veterans from Amazon, Apple, Frog Design and Google has created robots, Bo and Yana, designed for children to learn to how program.
“Our children are growing up with iPads and iPhones in their hands,” said Vikas Gupta, cofounder and CEO of Play-i. “You have to ask yourself, ‘Is my child going to be a consumer, or can they use these tools to create more powerful things?’ The robots make them curious about the technological world they are growing up in.”
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It’s a brave new world!
Go here to see the robots in action: https://www.play-i.com