Voting resources, early voting, and poll worker information - VOTE. ... Adafruit is open and shipping.
0

Raspberry Pi Powered Artwork Charts Undiscovered Island #PiDay #raspberrypi

the-new-velocity-06

Luiz Zanotello’s The New Velocity charts the faulty consistency of cartography — via Creative Applications Network

Created by Luiz Zanotello at the University of the Arts, Bremen, The New Velocity is a machine designed to plot the phantom Sandy Island using digital as a new analogy for its existence.

Sandy Island is a non-existent island that was charted for over a century as being located near the French territory of New Caledonia. The island was included on many maps from as early as the late 19th century, and gained wide media and public attention in November 2012 when an Australian surveyor ship, passed through the area and “undiscovered” it.

The machine records new datasets that support the further existence of the island by manipulating its digital presence.

the-new-velocity-01

Sand piles are scanned by an infrared proximity sensor, which moves up and down over a platform replicating the movement of a ship floating over the high seas. The spacial data is mapped and visualized in realtime. Generative output (visuals and mapping) were created using openFrameworks with Raspberry Pi 2 and Raspbian Jessie. Physical motion and sensing were achieved with Arduino Uno + AccelStepper Library including two NEMA 17 Stepper Motors, two DRV8834 Low-Voltage Stepper Motor Driver Carrier, Sharp GP2Y0A41SK0F Analog Distance Sensor 4-30cm, red LEDs and toggle button and handcrafted wood and acrylic cases.

Luiz Zanotello

Read more



Adafruit has had paid day off for voting for our team for years, if you need help getting that going for your organization, let us know – we can share how and why we did this as well as the good results. Here are some resources for voting by mail, voting in person, and some NY resources for our NY based teams as well. If there are additional resources to add, please let us know – adafruit.com/vote

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.

Join 24,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/

CircuitPython – The easiest way to program microcontrollers – CircuitPython.org


Maker Business — To make it through a tough business cycle, layoffs should be a last resort

Wearables — Ornaments to the rescue

Electronics — Keep track of those rails!

Python for Microcontrollers — Python on Microcontrollers Newsletter: CircuitPython 6 Release Candidate, new hardware & more! #Python #Adafruit #CircuitPython #ElectronicHalloween @micropython @ThePSF

Adafruit IoT Monthly — Matrix Portal, Solar Lawn Sprinkler and more!

Microsoft MakeCode — micro:bit version 2 Announced!

EYE on NPI — Maxim’s Himalaya uSLIC Step-Down Power Module #EyeOnNPI @maximintegrated @digikey

New Products – Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! — New Products 10/14/2020 featuring Adafruit Grayscale 1.5″ OLED Graphic Display – STEMMA QT/Qwiic!

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.