The New York Public Library is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a series of films, events and exhibitions of books in various branches! Via NYPL
In a tale akin to “Romeo and Juliet,” the young love between two children living in Havana is threatened by their parents’ bitter conflict. Malu is from a upper class family and her single mother does not want her to play with Jorgito, as she thinks his background is coarse and common place. Jorgito’s mom a poor socialist, proud of her heritage, places similar restrictions on her son. When the children learn that Malu’s mother is planning to leave Cuba they travel to the other side of the island to find his father to sign papers forbidding it.
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.