If want to get started in hardware hacking but have no experience with electronics and soldering, this session is for you. littleBits are electronic building blocks snap together magnetically. In addition, the cloudBit easily connects your hardware hacks to the Internet of Things. In this session you'll learn how to create a personal alarm system using littleBits, the cloudBit, and Twilio SMS Alerts in less than 30 minutes.
Kristin Salomon is an Electronics Engineer at NY-based littleBits, whose platform of electronic building blocks inspires people to create inventions large and small. When not designing hardware or programming for embedded systems she enjoys photography and tutoring at local high schools.