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Plan CO2: Making A Public Display

Plan CO2: Making A Public Display

When I saw the big emoji (old school – smiley) on Carter Nelson’s RGB Matrix Portal Room CO2 Monitor project on Adafruit, I knew he was on to something. I wished that I would begin seeing more such displays in places like restaurants and shops, not to mention school classrooms, offices and makerspaces in the coming months. In Carter’s Adafruit project, the CO2 monitoring device presents a concise public-health message.

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Stephan and Odessa Schulz at a workbench

Plan CO2: Montreal Dad Makes a CO2 Monitor for His Daughter’s Classroom

A device that measures CO2 can be built and deployed in indoor spaces such as classrooms to monitor ventilation in the room and warn if levels of CO2 are rising.

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Adafruit Interviews The New Owner of Radio Shack: Tai Lopez

Adafruit Interviews The New Owner of Radio Shack: Tai Lopez

Ever since the close of Radio Shack, we’ve all been watching to see what would happen to the name, and legacy of the franchise. For many of us, Radio Shack was our introduction to DIY electronics, and our only source of components before online shops were widely accessible. In the latest news on the Radio […]

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Quick Look: The Adafruit Clue

Quick Look: The Adafruit Clue

I finally got my hands on the Adafruit Clue. This is an exciting time in hobby electronics. The fact that for under $30 you can have a board that is this packed with sensors, has bluetooth connectivity, and a display is pretty mind blowing. The addition of circuitpython is pretty nice as well.  

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Justine Haupt’s Open-Source Rotary Cellphone Puts Retro Calling Back In Your Hand

Justine Haupt’s Open-Source Rotary Cellphone Puts Retro Calling Back In Your Hand

This high-tech DIY rotary phone takes away the frustrations and distractions of touchscreen smartphones

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Adafruit Clue: A Micro:bit Form Factor Smorgasbord

Adafruit Clue: A Micro:bit Form Factor Smorgasbord

Limor, the brains behind Adafruit, has been inspired to explore the Micro:bit form factor and the result is this versatile board called the Clue. This is designed to be a logical next step after you’ve explored the basics on your Micro: Bit. Packed with sensors and a full color TFT display, this seems like it […]

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Adafruit Launches Buy One, Give One With Black Girls Code

Adafruit Launches Buy One, Give One With Black Girls Code

You want an Adafruit Circuit Playground Express, at least you should, they’re pretty awesome. So why not take this opportunity to buy one and help Adafruit give one to Black Girls Code at the same time. For a limited time, when you go to this page and buy a Circuit playground express for the normal […]

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