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Maker Update: Infinite Keanu [Maker Update #130] @makerprojectlab @adafruit edition! #adafruit

Maker Update: Infinite Keanu [Maker Update #130] Adafruit edition – (video – above).

This week on Maker Update, dedicated hardware for your Keanu Reeves GIF collection, sound reactive sabers, return of the Trash Panda, and machine learning in your pocket.

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Show Notes [Maker Update #130 Adafruit Edition]

Project of the Month

Light Up Prop with Prop-Maker by Ruiz Brothers
https://learn.adafruit.com/prop-maker-light-wand

Previous Lightsaber project by Ruiz Bros.
https://learn.adafruit.com/lightsaber-featherwing

News

The Free Annual Python Conference in Ohio. PyOhio 2019 is July 27-28, 2019 at The Ohio Union in Columbus. The Saturday keynote speaker: Kattni Rembor!
https://www.pyohio.org/2019/

8/8/2019 is CircuitPython day!

Adafruit Projects

PyGamer Keanu Reeves GIF Player by John Park
https://twitter.com/johnedgarpark/status/1145493707644264448

Based on Arcada Animated GIF Display by Lady Ada
https://learn.adafruit.com/pyportal-animated-gif-display

Bringing Back THE VOICE of Speak & Spell by Phillip Burgess
https://learn.adafruit.com/bringing-back-the-voice-of-speak-spell

Trash Panda 2: Garbage Day by John Park
https://learn.adafruit.com/trash-panda-2-dumpster-dive

Tilt Controlled Marble Maze by Dano Wall
https://learn.adafruit.com/tilt-controlled-marble-maze

Tiny Machine Learning on the Edge with TensorFlow Lite Running on SAMD51
https://blog.adafruit.com/2019/06/24/tiny-machine-learning-on-the-edge-with-tensorflow-lite-running-on-samd51-arduino-tensorflow-tinyml-tensorflow/

Contributed Projects

Superhero Power Gauntlet by Richard Albritton https://learn.adafruit.com/superhero-power-gauntlet

Tools/Tips

PyBadge GamePad by Ruiz Brothers https://learn.adafruit.com/pybadge-gamepad

Adding Cursor Support to CircuitPython
https://learn.adafruit.com/cursor-for-circuitpython/

USB HID Crank Controller by Ruiz Brothers
https://learn.adafruit.com/usb-hid-crank-controller

Feather takes flight at Seeed Studio with the Grove Shield for Particle Mesh
https://blog.adafruit.com/2019/06/27/feather-takes-flight-at-seeed-studio-with-the-grove-shield-for-particle-mesh-seeedstudio-particle-adafruit-feather/

Product Spotlight

Raspberry Pi 4 Model B is here!
https://youtu.be/VpG9r7CMTYs
https://www.adafruit.com/product/4292

Adafruit PiRTC – Precise DS3231 Real Time Clock for Raspberry Pi:
https://www.adafruit.com/product/4282

Adafruit PiRTC – PCF8523 Real Time Clock for Raspberry Pi
https://www.adafruit.com/product/3386

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