Learn How to Protect Yourself Online with Future Tense, PEN America, and the Freedom of the Press Foundation
This cybersecurity self-defense session is scheduled for March 5 in Washington DC. From New America:
All too often, journalists, activists, and others who use social media in their professional and personal lives are victimized by harassment, impersonation, doxing, and more. (There’s a reason that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey called his platform’s response to online abuse “a huge fail.”)
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.