We’re very proud to announce the winners of the Instructables 3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge. The White House chose five designs to be printed and displayed in the East Wing over the holidays. If you want to add a piece of White House history to your holiday tree this year, you can download and print one of the winning designs from the Instructables or by visiting 3D.si.edu.
A big congratulations to Gil Rivera, Vicky Somma, Antar Gamble Hall, Roy Eid, and David Moore and Brandy Badami — you all made history today!
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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.