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How one small business makes electrical engineering easy by @altheadchang @cnbc

CNBC visited Adafruit and interviewed our founder and engineer, Ladyada! How one small business makes electrical engineering easy.

How one small business makes electrical engineering easy – Buzzing and humming filled the air at the Adafruit Industries factory in downtown Manhattan, where workers assembled kits for do-it-yourself electronics.

The kits, used by kids and adults alike, teach basic concepts of electrical engineering, with a reward at the end of each lesson: an original and functional item made by hand.

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