Rain Ashford discusses how wearable technology has emerged from its early roots in cybernetics and sci-fi and how projects are developing outside the current bubble of media hyperbole.
Rain Ashford is a freelance consultant for online learning projects. She also devises and teaches workshops in coding and electronics via e-textiles and wearable technology. Her background is in developing online learning activities for the BBC as Senior Producer at BBC Learning and Technologist at BBC R&D, where she co-ran BBC Backstage and Women in Technology network.
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