Inside 3D Printing has kicked off with a conference session packed for the opening keynote from 3DS CEO Avi Reichental. Given how many different aspects of 3D this company interfaces with, this ended up being a helpful preview of topics that will be covered for the rest of the conference. And I think I saw my timelapse of Yoda being shared as a sign of dangerous trends in 3D printing (though MakerBot’s Annelise might have shot that one): warmed my heart to see that great model!
Reichental also shared about his beloved skunkworks project: printing chocolate in 3D and teased us with the promise of future results.
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.