Why didn’t I think of this. To represent code and actions based on tactile patterns is flat out genius.
The group went beyond my initial thoughts of a physical implementation of some tech akin to Scratch, a popular open source environment for primary school students to learn how to Code and think logically and sequentially. At the risk of a spoiler alert..
Research in Microsoft’s Project Torino leads to Code Jumper, which introduces kids who are blind and low vision to programming through a physical language.