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Turning an ESP8266 Programmer Into an ESP Earring

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You might not look at an ESP8266 programmer and think “wearable Ouija board planchette earring”, but Alex Glow did. Aside from having an Art Nouveau-esque silkscreen, this programming jig is both functional and wearable. - Hackster.io

Showcasing the Contentful blog with E-Ink, CircuitPython and IoT

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Inspired by the “Moveable Type” art installation by Mark Hansen and Ben Rubin, Shy Ruparel utilized an Adafruit MagTag to build an e-Ink blog viewer for displaying the latest articles from Contentful’s blog - dev.to

Quickstart IoT - Raspberry Pi Pico RP2040 with WiFi

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The $4 Raspberry Pi Pico is quickly becoming a popular development board due its price, clock speed, and available GPIO. Easily add WiFi-connectivity to your RP2040 projects by following this new guide. - Adafruit Learning System

e-Ink COVID Vaccination Tracker

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Vaccinations for COVID are well underway in most countries, and what better way to keep track of vaccinations for your country or region than with a battery-powered, refrigerator magnet that’s connected to the internet. - Adafruit Learning System

Shadow Box Internet Clock

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An internet-enabled shadow box project that tracks the movement of the sun using NeoPixel. Check out the guide for the complete video, the lights add gorgeous colorful depth to your artwork. - Adafruit Learning System

Connecting LoRa Sensors to Google Home Assistant with Node-RED

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Ben built a Node-RED workflow for sending data from LoRa connected temperature nodes to a Google Assistant. - Hardill.me.uk

Remote light switch with Blynk, Node-RED and MQTT

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Using an ESP8266, a push-button, and two AA batteries, Mike built a physical switch to replace a voice-controlled switch. They built a new NODE-RED workflow to integrate their previous workflow with the light switch. - whatimadetoday

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Particle Ethersim, Free Plan, and New Pricing Model

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Particle announced a new global SIM card, a free plan for new developers and a revamped pricing model for their IoT platform. - Adafruit Blog

NEW Hardware: Adafruit Metro M7 with AirLift - Featuring NXP iMX RT1011

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Get ready for our fastest Metro ever - the NXP iMX RT1011 microcontroller powers this board with a 500 MHz ARM Cortex M7 processor. There’s 4 MB of execute-in-place QSPI for firmware + disk storage and 128KB of SRAM in-chip. This development board also includes an AirLift WiFi Co-processor with TLS/SSL support. - Adafruit

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