Machine learning is only about as complicated as cereal and marshmallows in this guide.

This project from Google uses a laptop's built-in camera to identify various cereal and marshmallows. The computer then sorts them based on a model you train. A Circuit Playground Express communicates with the computer to decide when to sort which marshmallow/cereal via a micro servo.

Parts

Circuit Playground Express is the next step towards a perfect introduction to electronics and programming. We've taken the original Circuit Playground Classic and...
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This here is your standard A to micro-B USB cable, for USB 1.1 or 2.0. Perfect for connecting a PC to your Metro, Feather, Raspberry Pi or other dev-board or...
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For bread-boarding with unusual non-header-friendly surfaces, these cables will be your best friends! No longer will you have long strands of alligator clips that are grabbing little...
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Tiny little servo can rotate approximately 180 degrees (90 in each direction), and works just like the standard kinds you're used to but smaller. You can use any servo...
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Other materials

  • Printer
  • 8.5" x 11" paper (cardstock preferred)
  • Tape or glue stick
  • Scissors or hobby knife
  • Ruler
  • Googly Eyes
  • Cereal like Lucky Charms, or other bite-sized bits that can be classified in two parts.

Optional parts (for 3D printing)

*BZZZZZZZZZZ* Feel that? That's your little buzzing motor, and for any haptic feedback project you'll want to pick up a few of them. These vibe motors are tiny discs,...
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Simple but effective - this sewable breakout board has a CR2032 coin cell battery holder soldered on, an on/off switch and 0.1" pitch breakout pins for easy connecting. Great for...
$3.50
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This guide was first published on Jan 27, 2020. It was last updated on Jan 27, 2020.

This page (Overview) was last updated on Oct 31, 2020.