The Complete Overhaul vs Cobalt Match Video #BattleBots
We’ve been reblogging Charles’s quest to dominate the BattleBots arena with Overhaul 2 (more links below). Here’s the recent match against Cobalt, complete with raw, un-mixed audio – you can hear some incredible slams, smashes, and slabs of metal colliding!
And if you’re curious about ‘what went wrong’ read this post by Charles – not what you might have expected to happen in the arena, that’s for sure.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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.