Polish videographer Bartek Hlawka takes us through an exploration of time and space, to a period when 8-bit was the maximum resolution available. Hlawka’s celebration of technology past is delivered for Pixel Heaven 2013, a unique retrospective game conference held in Warsaw. Attendees will exchange stories, compete for high scores, and be treated to a live concert featuring some low-bit beats. From Mario to PacMan, floppy disks to pinball machines, this video utilizes a combination of throwback machines and stop-motion graphics to create a thoroughly pleasant nostalgic video.
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.