Finished installing my +attiny84 blinky light into a pumpkin for Halloween this year. –Spade bit to the side, Spade bit for the eye holes, Kitchen knife eyebrows, nose and mouth. I used the nose wedge as a wedge to keep the led mounted craft stick positioned.
Based on open source technology and programming, LUZ is a self-made lighting project designed in northern Europe for all those who are physically and psychologically affected by the lack of sun or daylight. This mesmerizing luminaire is connected to a light and temperature color sensor which modifies the light-colors of the lamp depending on weather conditions. A new internet platform will be created uploading the IDE Arduino code so that people worldwide may share their emotional opinions about light and chromaticism….(read more)
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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.