Last week I went with seven other members of The Madagascar Institute to present our new ride, the Dueling Mechanical Bulls, at the Google I|O After Hours party. It was a big collaboration with lots more hands than just those that traveled, and I had a great time painting and wiring up the electronics for the animated LED sign that goes with the bulls. Don’t miss the video above, then check out more photos and documentation over at Madagascar Institute.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.