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What Principles from Childhood Toys Apply to Your Work?

Our March C4 Public Lecture focuses on toy models and insight they provide for physics and math. It got us thinking: How do toys apply to our work?

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Our March C4 Public Lecture focuses on toy models and insight they provide for physics and math. It got us thinking: How do toys apply to our work?

 

 Responses from Tea

“When you fall off your bike — get right back on!”

“Every type is strongest against some types and weak against other types (Pokémon)

“The art of using kid-sized scissors, glue sticks and markers.”

“Lite-Brite”

“Roller coasters are scary and fun, and they always stop.”

“Playing video games all day.”


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