Nick sez, "Tired of greasy finger prints on your table? Tired of prying your phone out of your kiddos' hands? A Seattle-based startup, Tonkermite, is here to solve your problems with an innovative low-tech solution to teach kids about high-tech. The Tinker Tablet is a wooden puzzle toy with a magnetic, writeable surface for a screen with a hidden circuit board puzzle inside. The Tinker Tablet teaches children about technology components such as CPUs, Memory, Video and Power. The pieces transform from a tablet into a play smart-phone. The Tinker Tablet is 100% imagination driven with zero electronics inside. It never runs out of power."
I write books. My latest is a YA science fiction novel called Homeland (it's the sequel to Little Brother). More books: Rapture of the Nerds (a novel, with Charlie Stross); With a Little Help (short stories); and The Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow (novella and nonfic). I speak all over the place and I tweet and tumble, too.