Adafruit Weekly Editorial Round-Up: Kicking off June, the business of sneakers, Pride, & more!
ADAFRUIT WEEKLY EDITORIAL ROUND-UP
We’ve got so much happening here at Adafruit that it’s not always easy to keep up! Don’t fret, we’ve got you covered. Each week we’ll be posting a handy round-up of what we’ve been up to, ranging from learn guides to blog articles, videos, and more.
The secondary market for sneaker sales has been around for decades, and no shoes have been bought and traded more than Nikes. The digital age made it easy to buy and sell shoes that had limited releases, but it wasn’t until the last few years that things really started to change. The Los Angeles Times ran a story about how businesses like StockX have unified the market, turning sneakers into an easily tradable and speculative asset.
The Gamebuino META is a cool and colorful gaming handheld that features an Arduino-compatible ATSAMD21, 160×128 color TFT screen, speaker, and 8 buttons. It’s an amazing platform for writing small games and is a great looking handheld!
Browse all that’s new in the Adafruit Learning System here!
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.