In the 1980s, William Gibson’s Sprawl trilogy, and Neuromancer in particular, captured the imaginations of technology enthusiasts around the world and practically invented the cyberpunk genre along the way. Gibson concocted a number of new technological devices for his world, but the cyberdeck is one of the fan favorites. That fandom has led to a thriving cyberdeck maker scene, and some builds like this Ono Sendai Cyberspace 7 really stand out.
Attached to the top of the Commodore 64C case is a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, and the display is an official Raspberry Pi 7″ touch screen. A large 10,500 mAh battery and carrying strap make it possible to hack the matrix on the go (no, not THAT matrix). If you want to experience some of the magic of the world Gibson introduced in Neuromancer, this is an awesome cyberdeck to emulate.
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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.
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