An independent podcast with the people in and around CircuitPython. Created and hosted by Paul Cutler.
Anne Barela discusses her time at Adafruit, writing the Python on Hardware newsletter, retro tech, and more.
00:17 Welcome and Anne’s start with Adafruit
01:15 Anne’s first two books on microcontrollers
03:38 CircuitPython through the years
5:40 What goes into writing an Adafruit Learn Guide?
7:30 ThePython on Microcontrollers newsletter
10:30 When did Anne first get into computers and electronics?
14:05 Turn the tables
16:05 Which microcontroller?
In episode ten, Pierre and Paul have an in-depth conversation about mechanical keyboards and how CircuitPython has helped Pierre with development.
00:15 Welcome and starting with computers and electronics
2:00 Building custom keyboards
4:10 BlueMicro keyboards (get screenshot)
6:40 Developing the BlueMicro keyboard firmware
7:40 What goes into building a custom keyboard?
11:20 Microcontroller keyboard matrices
13:55 Changing from Arduino to CircuitPython for keyboard development
17:35 How has CircuitPython helped with troubleshooting?
20:15 Turn the tables
21:30 Which microcontroller?
Liz Clark joins the show and shares her maker journey, music background, and we talk MIDI for beginners.
00:25 Welcome and Liz’s music background
4:30 BlitzCityDIY https://www.youtube.com/blitzcitydiy
6:30 Getting started with MIDI
10:38 Adafruit MIDI Learn guide, MIDI for Makers: https://learn.adafruit.com/midi-for-makers
12:26 Liz’s music setup at home
15:20 Turn the tables
16:20 Which microcontroller?
Melissa and Paul talk Blink, retro tech, and more.
03:00 What it means to be the maintainer of Blinka
04:37 How Melissa started with CircuitPython
07:12 Melissa’s YouTube channel
07:57 OpenSign Library
8:05 Melissa’s CNC machine
09:28 Melissa’s current retro tech projects
10:30 Retro Macs
12:30 A mysterious box appears
14:35 Turn the tables
15:22 Which microcontroller?
Alie Gonzalez joins the show and shares her maker journey, how she started her professional career, and the tech scene in Miami.
00:50 Welcome and Alie’s journey to becoming a maker
2:22 The start of Alie’s career
4:30 Sparkfun and Alie
6:40 Miami Hack Week
14:45 The tech scene in Miami
18:20 Which microcontroller?
Season 2 Trailer
A preview of the upcoming season two and its guests.
Interesting first show
I really liked the first show, and hope the focus on community continues!