This project Carrie Sundra demonstrated on the Adafruit Show and Tell feed a bit ago and now it’s been documented on Hackaday.io.
This circuit is based off of Sparkfun’s Weevil Eye, which is a great learn-to-solder kit. We wanted to make it more accessible to students and learners in the time of COVID, and make it a do-at-home project that didn’t require any special tools or skills.
We kitted these up for our local San Luis Obispo STEAM Ahead Camp for young women, which was happening virtually, so each student would have a kit at home and put them together via a video meeting.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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