Writers have always been fascinated with the future, with fictional visions of imagined technology and humanity living in a very different way. We have taken some of these inventions and ideas and created our latest infographic: ‘The Future if Literature was to be believed’.
Who needs a guard dog if your grass can do it for you? Grass just sits there doing nothing day in, day out, going brown in the sun. Why shouldn’t it work for you? Thomas A. Easton came up with the idea of security grass. A grass that would not only improve the aesthetic of your futuristic house but that would also be a great anti-burglary system, paralysing anyone who walked on it.
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.