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From the mail bag!

As a former tech support person for 23 years or so, I understand the value of making technology empowering, easy, affordable, and most of all; fun! And so does Adafruit!

Please forward my highest regards to your entire team! What you are doing is important for creative advancement and understanding, both of which are vital to our collective futures!

And, for what it’s worth, it was Lady Ada and Tony D. who I made a real connection with when watching their ‘learn’ videos, or product demos. I’ve spent a fair amount of time looking at electronics vendors from TI (love my Sensor Tag!) and others, but you stand out above the noise generated by the rest as being; run by humans, for humans. TI has plenty of products but you make finding what will really work tremendously easier!

You have also done a tremendous job of doing something that is near and dear to my heart; it’s all about making cool stuff, but then it’s all about writing clearly to inform and educate others about how cool it really is!

Stay Groovy!

Larry


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