Open House NY is almost here! Thanks to Jay for bringing this to our attention. Jay writes:
Factory fans in New York City will be able to tour many buildings usually closed to the public as part of Open House New York Weekend. Some require reservations but at the low price of $5 a ticket you’ll have to get these quickly on September 25th at 11 am for the October 12th to 14th event.
– The New School’s Making Center
– New York University Tandon School of Engineering Makerspace
– Kepco, Inc. (a manufacturer of high tech DC power supplies including those that run the city’s fire department call boxes)
Check out the available events here and the event guide here
Adafruit has had paid day off for voting for our team for years, if you need help getting that going for your organization, let us know – we can share how and why we did this as well as the good results. Here are some resources for voting by mail, voting in person, and some NY resources for our NY based teams as well. If there are additional resources to add, please let us know – adafruit.com/vote
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.