For the first time in over a century, the U.S. Department of the Treasury will feature a woman on paper currency in the United States. Starting in 2020, the 100th anniversary of the year that the right to vote was extended to all American women, Alexander Hamilton’s portrait will either step aside or have to share the spotlight with a woman. The Treasury is asking for the public’s input as they make their decision, and you can provide your own suggestions on social media using the hashtag #TheNew10. Here at Popular Science, we figured we’d make our own list of 10 women that have contributed to the fields of Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) who we think fit the bill.
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.