Each year at Dragon Con, there’s usually a contingent of Dune cosplayers. The problem is that there are so many cosplayers that you’ll only run into them by luck or by finding out if they have a meet up for photos. You can also stumble upon the costumes by combing through pics from Dragon Con online — that’s how I usually end up seeing them. This Fremen stillsuit is from a few years ago. It’s different in construction than this stillsuit we previously featured, and I’m always interested in seeing how people figure out this complex piece of clothing.
In Frank Herbert’s book, the stillsuit is key to the Fremen’s survival on the desert planet of Arrakis. What I like about this cosplayer’s take on the suit is the way he weathered it — the stillsuit looks like it’s been worn out in the sun and sand for years.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
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.