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Using CircuitPython on the SparkFun LumiDrive @sparkfun @adafruit @circuitpython

Sparkfun has a post on using their new LumiDrive with Adafruit CircuitPython. This past week, we released our new LumiDrive LED Driver board. This board should please a lot of folks who have been asking for an LED controller that could run Python or one of its board-based variants. This is made possi...

Intel Discontinues Quark SoCs and Microcontrollers

Intel Discontinues Quark SoCs and Microcontrollers. Intel has announced that it will discontinue all of its Quark-series SoCs microcontrollers. Intel’s partners will have to make their final orders for the chips this summer, whereas the company will continue to fulfil Quark orders several years down ...

NEW PRODUCT – 2×20 Socket Riser Header for Raspberry Pi HATs and Bonnets

NEW PRODUCT – 2×20 Socket Riser Header for Raspberry Pi HATs and BonnetsGive yourself a lift with this 2×20 female socket header that has slightly longer than usual pins. You can plug this into your Raspberry Pi GPIO port and then plug a HAT or Bonnet or Phat on top.Especially useful for Bonnets that have sl...

Amazon Warehouse Workers are Getting Utility Belts that Ward Off Robots

via Tech CrunchOver the course of the last year, Amazon began rolling out a new worker safety wearable to 25+ sites. From the looks of it, the Robotic Tech Vest is really more like a pair of suspenders attached to an electronic utility belt. The Amazon Robotics-designed product was created to kee...

Public Domain Day: Works from 1923 are open to all

Well whattya’ know, Public Domain Day came and went with very little pomp and circumstance. If you’re like us, you noted the holiday but haven’t had the time to deep dive into the content. But fear not, you can celebrate all year, or forever for that matter (or until the copyright law chan...
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