The discipline is a challenge to define, but Allen, the only certified biomimicry professional in Bend, said it emphasizes looking to nature to solve human problems, encompassing disciplines that include architecture, agriculture, energy, industrial design, medicine, transportation and other disciplines.
Whether the challenges are figuring out how to sequester carbon or build a more efficient ceiling fan, Allen emphasized that the answers can be found in the natural world, if one knows where to look.
“Life has been on the planet for 3.85 billion years,” Allen said. “Chances are, other creatures have solved for the same challenges we’re trying to solve for.”
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.
Biohacking — Vitamin-C + Gelatin for Accelerated Recovery
Python for Microcontrollers — Maintainable code is more important than clever code, FEATHER contest with Digi-Key + Hackaday, and more! #Python #Adafruit #CircuitPython #PythonHardware @circuitpython @micropython @ThePSF @Adafruit