If you’ve been attending fan conventions for a while, you’ve likely seen a change in the last five to seven years. Comic conventions seem a little less focused on comics and open to a broader pop culture palate, and more and more cosplayers are filling the ranks of attendees — more families, too. YouTuber Chris “Tiffer” Berry decided to make a short documentary about how things have progressed. He conducted interviews with convention-goers, cosplayers, and more over the past two years to track the rise in popularity for cons. Watch it above.
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.