Making it Easier to be Musical in Scratch

One of our summer research projects has focused on the refinement of audio, sound and music blocks and strategies for Scratch 2.0, the visual programming environment for kids developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. Out of the box, Scratch provides some basic sound and audio … Continue Reading →





2011 – Year in Review

It’s been quite a while since I’ve updated this blog. The reality is that I’ve been finding less and less time for the longer posts that generally fit the category of “blog.” Instead, I’ve been curating a lot of content and posting links to the interesting things going on via … Continue Reading →


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MIDI Scratch Extensions

Music and Audio Scratch 2.0 Alpha Extensions Working with John Maloney and Eric Rosenbaum at the MIT Media Lab, we are working on a set of experimental music and audio extensions for Scratch 2.0. Our current work has an experimental set of MIDI blocks that can be used to control … Continue Reading →