In HackSpace magazine issue 5 Limor Fried of Adafruit teaches us what it takes to make great hardware. We also find out everything there is to know about LEDs, convert a Dremel into a table saw and much more:
Ruth Amos chats about Kids Invent Stuff and Girls With Drills
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Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.