Kano began raising funds in December of 2013. Their goal was to raise $100,000 to expand their ability to manufacture and sell a kit that not only taught kids how to use a computer, but how to build one and how to write code to use on that computer as well. It's designed to fire the interest and imagination of future Anita Borgs and Linus Torvalds. The kit is based on Eben Upton's Rasberry PI. Eben is the Founder, CEO and, inventor of the Raspberry PI. He has good things to say about the Kano effort:
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