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A Pi-Zero and an LED Matrix make the perfect platform to share a message on a mortar board. Idrees Hassan came up with this clever idea to raise funds for a charity.
There is still time too!
When do I need to submit my donation by?
October 8th, 2021 at 5:00 PM EST
Hey, my name is Idrees Hassan and I am finally graduating college! Well, technically I graduated in May of 2020 from UNC Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Computer Science, but due to circumstances my graduation ceremony was postponed until October 10th, 2021. Now that the big day is finally coming up, I am faced with one very important question
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