WHERE: Infor – 641 Avenue of the Americas (between 19th & 20th Streets), New York City
WHEN: Thursday, March 12, 2015, 5:00pm-7:00pm
ABOUT: Love fashion? Love computers? You’ll love this event! See how professional designers use apps to create the things you wear—skirts, tops, dresses and more. Watch the SciGirls “High Tech Fashion” episode and bring out the SciGirl in you.
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.