Voting resources, early voting, and poll worker information - VOTE. ... Adafruit is open and shipping.
0

Natalie Zee Drieu, Editor-in-Chief CRAFT – 24 hours of Lady Ada Lovelace day #ald10

Pt 2735
Pt 2743
Each hour we are featuring a woman we admire who is currently doing amazing work right in the tech/maker/art/science space. Woman of the hour, Natalie Zee Drieu.

Natalie Zee Drieu is an author, writer, designer, and crafty mom living in San Francisco. She is the founder and editor of Coquette, a blog that merges her love of fashion and technology, rated one of the top 50 fashion blogs in the world. Her new online venture, Coquette Maman is a blog that focuses on fashion, style, and life topics for new moms. All that is on the side to her day job as the Editor-in-Chief for CRAFT, one of the largest crafting web sites covering the modern craft movement. In 2008, Folio named Natalie one of the Top 40 Magazine Industry Influencers and Innovators. She has brought her crafting know-how to TV appearances for shows such as KGO/ABC San Francisco’s ‘The View from the Bay’, KRON’s ‘Bay Area Backroads’, and nationally on ‘The CBS Early Show’. When she’s not at the computer, you can usually find Natalie knitting or crocheting with her daughter Chloe and Pomeranian Lulu nearby.

You can check out Natalie’s site here and recent articles/post here. On a personal note, Phil (pt) who works with us at Adafruit and at MAKE says that “Natalie is a wonderful friend and inspiration, we’ve both journeyed through various careers over the last 10 years or so – companies and geographies, Natalie always does amazing things each time and each place. She has designed gorgeous sites in her advertising days used by millions and taught thousands how to knit, that’s range!”.


About today:

Ada Lovelace Day is an international day of blogging (videologging, podcasting, comic drawing etc.!) to draw attention to the achievements of women in technology and science. Women’s contributions often go unacknowledged, their innovations seldom mentioned, their faces rarely recognized. We want you to tell the world about these unsung heroines, whatever they do. It doesn’t matter how new or old your blog is, what gender you are, what language you blog in, or what you normally blog about – everyone is invited.

Who was Ada? Ada Lovelace Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852) was one of the world’s first computer programmers, and one of the first people to see computers as more than just a machine for doing sums. She wrote programs for Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine, a general-purpose computing machine, despite the fact that it was never built. She also wrote the very first description of a computer and of software.



Adafruit has had paid day off for voting for our team for years, if you need help getting that going for your organization, let us know – we can share how and why we did this as well as the good results. Here are some resources for voting by mail, voting in person, and some NY resources for our NY based teams as well. If there are additional resources to add, please let us know – adafruit.com/vote

Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.

Join 24,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/

CircuitPython – The easiest way to program microcontrollers – CircuitPython.org


Maker Business — To make it through a tough business cycle, layoffs should be a last resort

Wearables — Ornaments to the rescue

Electronics — Keep track of those rails!

Python for Microcontrollers — Python on Microcontrollers Newsletter: CircuitPython 6 Release Candidate, new hardware & more! #Python #Adafruit #CircuitPython #ElectronicHalloween @micropython @ThePSF

Adafruit IoT Monthly — Matrix Portal, Solar Lawn Sprinkler and more!

Microsoft MakeCode — micro:bit version 2 Announced!

EYE on NPI — Maxim’s Himalaya uSLIC Step-Down Power Module #EyeOnNPI @maximintegrated @digikey

New Products – Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! — New Products 10/14/2020 featuring Adafruit Grayscale 1.5″ OLED Graphic Display – STEMMA QT/Qwiic!

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.