Taj’s Kitsunei Experience

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Taj Bird is a quiet unassuming Yr 10 student who dedicated his summer holidays to work experience at Kitsunei’s Milton office. Taj immersed himself in the Kitsi Platform. His first reaction: “a bit unusual at first. It was pretty usable.

First Impression

“My first impression of the Blocks was that they looked simple, but in a cool way, almost like magnetic Lego. Then, when I started using the Kitsunei Block Software, I found the block programming a bit different to the coding I’d used in the past. I picked it up quickly and grew to like it.” “They looked simple, but in a cool way, almost like magnetic Lego”

A Rewarding Experience

One of the most rewarding experiences was making a car move all by own logic. It was such an ‘aha’ moment. Seeing the car move was awesome! It was just so simple to do. I thought it would be so much harder.

The other thing was making a face on the LED Matrix, that was cool. I got that to work using the Script block. That’s what I liked about the system, I could test out things using the gates, but if I wanted a challenge, I could use code to achieve the same outcome. That was the best, going through the program and achieving an end goal my way.

“That was the best, going through the program and achieving an end goal Seeing the car move was awesome! It was just so simple"

Reflection

Hey, I made plenty of mistakes, but that makes it a little more interesting. I learnt
plenty and had fun along the way!

Oh and Taj did say emphatically that the “Breadboard was Awesome!”

Alexander Agudelo

System Architect obsessed with coffee that tries to use his "superpowers" for good. Motto: "every person has the potential to achieve greatness and they all should have equal opportunity to reach it"

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