Baltimore illustrator David Plunkert has lent his skills to the U.S. Postal Service, to design stamps honoring American innovation and science, technology, engineering and math — STEM — education.
Plunkert, the co-owner of Hampden’s Spur Design LLC and an adjunct at Maryland Institute College of Art, designed the STEM Education Commemorative Forever Stamps along with art director Antonio Alcalá, using androgynous faces with STEM elements to honor each field separately. The science-themed stamp features molecules; the technology stamp features circuits and software code; the engineering stamp includes an Apollo module; and the math stamp features math symbols and equations.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
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.