Adafruit will not be shipping orders Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 22, 2018. Expedited orders placed after 11am ET Wednesday November 21 will go out Friday November 23.
0

WobbleWorks: flapping ears and robotic dinosaur dreams

robotdino

Brian at Engadget writes:

Artisan’s Asylum’s 30,000-odd square feet were largely uninhabited when we arrived early Wednesday afternoon. No shocker there, really — the space’s president and co-founder Gui Cavalcanti warned us in advance that it wouldn’t begin filling up until later that evening, seeing as how a big portion of renters hold down nine-to-fives. They occupy desk jobs during daytime hours in order to support their after-work passions, stopping by the space in the evening hours to produce works that might some day rise above the category of hobby.

The duo behind WobbleWorks are strange cases, however, not simply due to the moving rabbit and dog ears they donned during our interview — their paying gigs hardly qualify them for the straight-laced, button-down world we’ve come to associate with the term “day job.” In 2011, Max Bogue and Peter Dilworth founded the small toy company aiming to help fund their true passion: robotic dinosaurs.


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, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, 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 8,700+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

CircuitPython – Python on Microcontrollers is here!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

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/


Maker Business — Spotlight on Makeblock, one of the latest companies to find success in the STEAM market

Wearables — Emphasize the light

Electronics — Avoid serial confusion!

Biohacking — BDNF a Biohackers Best Friend

Python for Microcontrollers — Python powers costumes, and community @circuitpython @micropython @ThePSF #Python

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.