a series of animated gifs illustrate three different aspects of instagram use: scrolling through the feed; being notified of your followers; and adding filters to your photos. petrick‘s final animated addition is the instagram logo itself, rendered in 8-bit and pictured alongside the colorful and unmistakable windows 95 mark. the app’s entire interface has been considered in the style of a bygone time, where users can add filers called ‘1-bit’ and ‘mac ’86’, while being notified of their new comments via a flat grey pop up window.
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.
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