“I Am a Factory” – Mike Rowe narrates the new Walmart commercial. From GE to Walmart, it’s clear if you want to have a “cause” in your marketing, you need to be about making things. This video is part of Walmart’s new effort which they say they are investing $250 billion in products than support American jobs (more here). Anything involving big companies like GE or Walmart will cause discussion and debate – Mike Rowe is posting up on Facebook about all this too.
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.
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