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THE BANANA INTERFACE:

THE ONLY LIMIT TO WHAT YOU CAN CREATE WITH SCRATCH AND MAKEY MAKEY IS YOUR IMAGINATION

By Eric Rosenbaum and Amos Blanton

Kids get wide-eyed when they realize they can make music just by tapping on a row of bananas. Adults start jamming out on classic tunes, and then inevitably somebody discovers that they can play a sound by connecting two people: a high-five, or even a kiss, can trigger a cymbal crash.

It’s all possible thanks to MaKey MaKey, a new invention kit developed by Jay Silver and Eric Rosenbaum. First you alligator clip everyday materials like bananas, Play-Doh, or your grandma to the MaKey MaKey circuit board. ...

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