Consumerist has an interesting story about how the recent buyer of Radioshack is considering donating some of the former company’s art and assets. In particular artwork from the company’s headquarters and corporate archives will be donated to local institutions. Perhaps in the future you’ll be able to see beloved Radioshack kits and products in a museum instead of falling into obscurity like Heathkit!
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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