Mike O'Dell mo at
Sat Mar 3 21:30:26 CST 2012

I second the recommendation. Limor is just great. Is she still doing her 
weekly live podcasts?
it's an "Ask an Engineer" show where folks can ask questions and she is 
great about
helping newcomers get bitten with the electron bug.  she is a real 
engineer, too - MIT EE.


On 3/3/12 6:25 PM, Robert Stratton wrote:
> She's also a very pleasant person. She's been coming to some of the conferences I frequent for a long time, and takes pains to try to make both her products and the freedom to think of new projects easy for hobbyists. I would recommend her little shop unreservedly.
> --Bob S.
> ----- Original Message -----
>> Tacoistas,
>> This looks like a great site to learn how to do electronics:
>> "Adafruit was founded in 2005 by MIT engineer, Limor "Ladyada" Fried.
>> Her goal was to create the best place online for learning electronics
>> and making the best designed products for makers of all ages and
>> skill
>> levels. Since then Adafruit has grown to over 25 employees in the
>> heart of NYC. We've expanded our offerings to include tools,
>> equipment
>> and electronics that Limor personally selects, tests and approves
>> before going in to the Adafruit store. We pride ourselves on having
>> great prices, the best customer service, technical support and fast
>> shipping. We hope we can assist you on your journey of learning - At
>> Adafruit we celebrate engineering happiness!"
>> They have skill badges:
>> 73
>> André
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