Maker Update: Glass Eye for the Spooky Guy [Maker Update #143] @makerprojectlab @adafruit edition! #adafruit #makerupdate @photoresistor

Maker Update: Glass Eye for the Spooky Guy  [Maker Update #143] Adafruit edition – (video above).

This week on Maker Update: Everything is awesome with this 3D printed lamp, over 2000 guides on the Adafruit Learning System, a Xenomorph Candy Bucket, a creepy beating heart, mobile coding, keychords, IoT security and crazy cartoon eyes.

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Show Notes [Maker Update #143 Adafruit Edition]

Project of the Month



The Adafruit Learning System has 2,000 guides!

Max Holliday: CircuitPython in space, SmallSats and more!

Adafruit Projects

LEGO Head Lamp with Audio

LED Neopixel Mickey Ears

NEW GUIDE: Alien Xenomorph Halloween Candy Bucket with CPX & MakeCode

3D Printed Glowing Scale Armor

Capacitive Touch Pulsing Heart

Contributed Projects

Motorized Turntable by Liz Clark


Adafruit Discord!

Glider – An app for editing Python on mobile devices wirelessly

TypeCase – a gestural keyboard phone case

MobileNet V2 SSD Lite on Raspberry Pi 4

All the Internet of Things – Episode 5: The S in IoT is for Security

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