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Parallax and NICERC Add Four More Cyber:Bot Distance Learning Courses for Educators -
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 9:09 am

Due to popular demand, Parallax is partnering with the National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center to present four more distance learning professional development courses.

Propeller 1 Multicore Microcontroller Tests N95 Alternative Face Mask -
Monday, April 20, 2020 - 4:47 pm

Paul Voss, a Professor from Smith College and an inventive engineer, has two interesting applications using the Propeller 1. The first is a timely test fixture he made for the MITMedia Labs MASK Project: an N95 Alternative Face Mask.

New Distance Learning Course for cyber:bot -
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 11:02 am

While schools across the United States are closed for self-quarantine and travel-based conventions have been cancelled, we’re inviting educators to participate in another valuable hands-on distance learning opportunity! Apply by April 16th 2020.

New Cybersecurity Tutorials Released! -
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 4:53 pm

We've released the first 28 pages of foundational tutorials for middle school and high school students studying cybersecurity. The new curriculum, part of our overall cyber:bot series, provides a student-coded experience in Python to demonstrate hardware-level basic security.

Parallax Operations During Coronavirus Outbreak -
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 8:56 am

At present, the Parallax physical operations are open with a small sales, shipping and manufacturing team in the office but we are closed to visitors and tours. If Placer County adopts a "shelter in place" program we will close the building and suspend sales order processing and manufacturing, but continue to communicate by email, phone, and forums — entirely remotely as described below. The Parallax team is a family and we're protective of individual safety and well-being.

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