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  I am smitten with the idea of the beeping Easter Egg for visually impaired kids - see this post for more.   Despite digging around, I couldn't find any designs or diagrams for their egg. So, I designed my own.   Originally I thought of using a Raspberry Pi Zero, but later realized it was over the top for what's necessary. … plenty can still be made without a microcontroller. This beeping Easter Egg uses the age old 555 timer. (For those who may attempt to make one too ...
A bomb squad in St. Charles hardwired Easter eggs to make a chirping sound so children with special needs would be able to participate in an egg hunt for the first time. (Care of Roberto Rodriguez of St. Louis Post-Dispatch)   I love this story.. and idea. What a great event for visually impaired kids/people. I find it very inspiring.   The St. Charles County bomb squad in Missouri recently used their tactical skills to tackle a new challenge. The team used its electronics background ...
A sample of what Operator looks like. Created by Hoefler & Co this font focuses on tricky punctuation (via Typography)   Typefaces affect how we see things. There's the standard Times New Roman that you can't go wrong with or the dreaded Comic Sans, which is met with derision. Not only is font an important element is reading and typing, it's also important when it comes to coding. Operator Mono, founded by Jonathan Hoefler, is a new font that's supposed to make life easier for programm ...

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