Presented by:

Brian Broll

from Vanderbilt University

Brian Broll is a Research Scientist at the Institute for Software Integrated Systems at Vanderbilt University. He holds a Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in Computer Science and a B.Sc. from Buena Vista University, majoring in mathematics education. His research interests include computer science education and model integrated computing.

Another round of lightning talks!

This session will feature:

Ken Kahn

Using Snap!'s primitive to POST messages one can access machine learning models to incorporate AI services to

  • Translate between languages.
  • Classify text into categories you choose.
  • Produce a summary of text....view more

Nathan Berry

The Absraction Obstruction, or Is The Beginning The End or Can We Get To The Destination If We Haven't even arrived at the Start Yet?

I can't code. I've tried for years to do it, but text based languages dri...view more

Akos Ledeczi

A pair of NetsBlox services provide a variety of options to Wordle and Snap!/NetsBlox enthusiasts to engage with the new favorite pastime of our time. The WordGuess service lets the user start a new game by making the server pick a word. If it ...view more

김태령, Taeryeong Kim

This Lightning Talk is a program that makes it possible to learn the principles of artificial intelligence using block programming. In most cases, AI is implemented through text programming (eg Python), but a small number of learners learn the ...view more


  • Significance and Relevance of the Topic: The educational environment is being completely changed by Covid-19. The problems the world faces today have become difficult to solve with human power alone. Humans need very much cooperation ...view more

Jadga Hügle

(This could also be a 20 minute talk where I show the 2 projects)

In this workshop, I want to show how to create a pixel graphic drawing program for Turtlestitch: view more

Alexandra Abramova

With the block-based programming language Snap!, playful and visual programming projects can be realised in lessons at different grade levels. The focus for the pupils is on development and programming. For the teacher, however, the subsequent ...view more

Markus Gaelli

As “Snap! is Scheme disguised as Scratch” we should be able to do evolutionary programming pretty easily: We all know the creation of the “vee” where we shuffle around some kind of L(indenmayer)-expressions. How about adding a fitness function ...view more

1 h
Snap!Con 2022