Hospitals and doctor’s offices rarely have their own graphic designers on hand. But what do they do when they need to convey emergency information—like tips on how to detect and prevent the spread of coronavirus—quickly? The site Iconfinder is making it easier to create clear, sophisticated posters and other forms of communication that could ultimately help save lives.
Iconfinder worked with contributors to offer more than 200 vector icons to businesses for free. These icons, designed to spread awareness about coronavirus and general hygiene, are meant to help small business owners and other organizations communicate important public health information. Normally, Iconfinder operates on a subscription model—$9 for 10 icon downloads a month, $19 for 50, $49 for unlimited—but the design site is offering health-related icons for free in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
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.