Fri, 8 May 2015
Al Banda is a start-up consultant by profession but has a passion for chess, programming language and creative coding. He worked as the manager of one of Africa’s leading innovation clubs and after having contributed to the development of a social scratch club to help secondary school students learn programming concepts, he and his people are now in the process of setting up a cultural innovation center in Buea (Cameroon) which aims to support technology entrepreneurs and promote computer art in West Africa. They want to see what kind of inspirations can be ignited by creating an environment where students can approach logical thinking through chess and creative coding. Banda has written a Processing script that transforms Chess games into digital art.