Part stunning interactive art project and part startling wake up call. Via Fast Company:
It’s a pretty sight. Lines of light, perfectly drawn across homes and mountains using LED lights, dividing the world into above and below. It only becomes terrifying when you learn what those lines represent: What could eventually be underwater as ocean levels rise, based on current scientific estimates.
Located at one of the Outer Hebrides, a group of islands off the west coast of Scotland, Lines is a collaboration between Finnish artists Pekka Niittyvirta and Timo Aho.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
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.