PhD's startup makes programming kid-friendly w/wearable e-toy

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Could a wearable electronic toy make programming fun for kids and, in particular, young girls?

Computer science PhD graduate Lyssa Neel is banking on it - her company Linkitz just won a $100,000 Canadian start-up competition and is now working on a prototype.

Linkitz allows kids to rearrange, take apart and snap together electronic blocks that blink and buzz to change their behavior.

Read more at TechCrunch: bit.ly/1uz3POu