Robot Archaeology: Personal Robots #Robots @NintendoAmerica @RadioShack
Personal Robots, robots made to interact with humans, is the current human time saver. From Alexa and Siri to Roomba and Drinkbots. But where have these robots come from? Let’s look back in time to see some of the history of Personal Robots to help us appreciate the bright future we’re heading into.
How can someone look into making their own Personal Robots? A great start is with the upcoming Adafruit Crickit robotics board. Move motors and servos, add sound and sensors, you build what you want at an affordable price. It’s never been a better time to get into robotics. #MakeRobotFriend today.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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.