Biohacker Summit 2017 – Better Living through Science, Technology and Nature
The next Biohacker Summit will be taking place at a Power Plant in Helsinki next month. The two day event occurs on October 13 – 14th and is packed with sessions explaining how to upgrade your performance through augmentation, supplements, sleep, nutrition and exercise. This years theme is “Microcosm & Macrocosm of Health”.
The distinction between microcosm and macrocosm has intrigued the imagination of humans since Plato. This year the theme is microcosm & macrocosm of health: Understanding health down from the microscopic level of nutrients, genes, cells, micro-organisms and neurotransmitters up to the macroscopic view of human nutrition, ecosystems, technologies and the future of humanity. Health is about striving for an equilibrium: finding the balance between the tiniest details and the connected whole. Whether you prefer reductionism or holism, calculate micronutrients or macronutrients, use technological or natural approaches, microdose or macrodose, value microbiomes or complex systems, whatever view you cherish, we would love to welcome you to aim your microscope and telescope to the collective wonders of the microcosm and the macrocosm of health.
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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.
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.