Photosynthetic Algae as a Renewable Resource for the Home
If you’re in Pittsburg anytime before March 27 2016, go check this out! From designboom:
despite accounting for less than 1% of the earth’s total biomass, micro algae drives the biological pump which maintains our atmosphere and the balance of ancient matter deposits. the energy dense and nutrient rich material left behind by these microorganisms remains an almost entirely untapped renewable resource by humans. to show the potential, architect jacob douenias and industrial designer ethan frier have created an installation called ‘living things’, where furniture cultivates a symbiotic environment between people and microorganisms. three stations, – a living room, dining room and kitchen each adopting a different bioreactors functioning distinctively in each space.
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.