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We’re not sure about you, but at Kano, we are obsessed with all things tech! Whether it be in our work, our commute or EVEN our TV Time, we really can’t get enough.

Over the past decade, a number of TV programmes dedicated to coding & technology have proved to be extremely successful, exposing and inspiring millions of people to the vast world of technology.

Today, we take a look at our 6 TV Shows essential for any Tech fan

The Big Bang Theory

One of the most successful sitcoms of all time, The Big Bang Theory follows a large group of friends centering…


On Wednesday, Apollo 11 Command Module Pilot Michael Collins passed away at the age of 90. In honour of his and the flight’s legacy, today we will be taking a deep dive into the History Of Space Race

At the turn of the 20th century, mankind found itself at an innovative crossroad, with the emergence of discoveries and inventions that would go on to have a profound effect on human life for years and years to come.

Genius authors created stories that allowed the imagination to run wild and conceive ideas and concepts that would’ve been unfathomable.

One such idea…


Food, whether lab-made or naturally occurring, is an important aspect of our lives. Regardless of whether we are choosing meat, carbs, fish, veg, or dairy, we should always choose to eat nutritiously and sustainably produced foods. In recent years, interest in plant-based and vegan sources of food has increased.

Vegans do not object to eating meat, but they remain concerned about the way it is produced. The word vegan generally refers to a diet or lifestyle that abstains from eating meat, fish, dairy, eggs, honey, and any other animal byproducts (such as honey and leather) (the exception being fruit, but…


Since the invention of the modern video arcade, Video Games have gone on to have a profound impact on billions of people around the world.

Today, with graphical and performance capabilities and online innovations, video games are as lifelike and profound as ever, generating billions of dollars, accumulating millions of daily hours and even creating new entertainment platforms in the form of E-Sports and leagues.

Whilst video games convey one of the most profitable and popular entertainment platforms of all time today, the history of this industry has been full of jubilant highs and damning lows and so today we…


Yesterday, Apple CEO Tim Cook hosted the “Spring Loaded” event from the company’s campus in Cupertino, California.

The first of a now standardised 3 annual major events, linked with the software heavy WWDC in the Summer and a typical iPhone event in the Autumn, the Spring Loaded event came action packed with a whole array of new features and updates, as well as a whole new line of products! Lets dive in

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The latest edition of our Kano Club packs utilizes art and code to highlight an important issue in the world today: The plight of many endangered animal species.

In this enlightening pack, ‘holographicleah’ takes us to every corner of the world introducing us to 5 diverse and interesting animals and inviting us to code them ourselves using the MakeArt app.

To celebrate our latest club pack, what better way than to introduce you to each of these species and share some fun facts along the way!

Orangutan


In the current digital age we find ourselves in, practically every aspect of our life and work has been flipped upside down in one way or another thanks to emerging technologies.

In recent years, with the emergence of the Internet of Things and extreme advances in robotics one area that has been shone into the digital spotlight is… Household cleaning!

Today we’re going to take a look at some exciting gadgets that our making our lives A LOT easier.

Vacuums

Perhaps the well known recent technological advancement in Household cleaning is the Robotic Vacuum cleaners that use motion detection technology to…


As we welcomed the return of the Spring during the month of March, we too saw the return of (some) warm weather, blue skies, and lots and lots of green.

March, as like every other month, gave our exceptional Kano World users more opportunity to inspire us. With that, we’ve decided to pick some of our top creations for the month, and boy was that hard.

Mr. Fox

By Runespoor

The Fox Life Cycle begins in Spring as they begin to shed their fur in favor of a lighter, thinner coat in time for the warm weather.

What better way to acknowledge this than…


Screen time. It used to be a dirty word, but now our kids’ ability to effectively use computers has become just as important as their ability to read, write and calculate. Many of us are familiar with the concept of screen time. It is a time that is specifically set aside for children, or adults, to use technology in a healthy manner.

There is an ongoing debate in society about how the use of computers, tablets, and mobile devices affects our lives. There are two types of people in the world: screen time haters and screen time lovers. Some say…


The age of fake news. The Brexit vote, the US Election, the terror attacks in France. The list goes on and on. In short, fake news is false information being presented as real news, which has resulted in people believing stories to be true that is in fact completely fabricated.

Fake news and the prevalence of “false equivalency” in today’s media climate and the impact on our society is tremendous, and not something that we can simply shake off as something that doesn’t matter. This type of fabricated news has been around for a long time but never quite like…

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