This is the story of Sugru, but it’s also a great story about seeing the potential in something and making your idea a reality.
As part of the 2010 Science Week lecture series, inventor Jane Ni Dhulchaointigh tells us about how she created the new material Sugru while she was studying product design in the Royal College of Art in London in 2003. She explains how her interest in change and adaptability allowed her to invent this silicone based adaptable material.
And a note for the folks who might be interested, Ireland’s next Science Week is coming up November 13-20.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
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.