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art installation

This is your brain on Pi

We’ve only just spotted Mens Amplio, an Indiegogo project which met its target last month. It’s now being put together for the Burning Man festival, where it’ll be displayed in a couple of weeks. Mens Amplio is a fifteen-foot tall, Pi-controlled sculpture: a part-buried, giant human head made from an enormous mesh of steel. And... Continue reading

Lincoln University’s digital garden, and its gold medal

At this year’s Chelsea Flower Show, Lincoln University’s digital garden, which changed the way it looked depending on what people tweeted, sent messages back to people interacting with it, and did all kinds of interesting things with twenty servo motors and a lot of hinges, won a gold medal. See if you can guess what... Continue reading

Introducing our Artist in Residence, Rachel Rayns!

Liz: We talk a lot here about making, designing, and how computing is just as much a creative discipline as it is a technical one. There’s a weird dividing line in many people’s heads between creativity and technology. I hope that the projects we show you on this website demonstrate that there shouldn’t be. That... Continue reading

Voyage: an interactive art installation

If you’re at BETT this week, come over to Stand B240 to meet one of the Robs, Clive and a bunch of impaled Jelly Babies. So here’s a little change of pace after yesterday’s excitement. We’ve noticed a lot of artists working Raspberry Pis into their installations; we’re still very proud that the new Tanks... Continue reading

Thursday grab bag

Heatermeter Want to control the temperature of your barbecue, smoker, firepit or clambake over a web interface? Here’s the Raspberry Pi-powered HeaterMeter. Bryan Mayland says: HeaterMeter for RaspberryPi joins an Arduino / AVR ATmega328 microcontroller with OpenWrt running on a RaspberryPi $35 wonder-computer for the purpose of providing oven-like control of a charcoal BBQ grill via web... Continue reading

I have a message for you…

If you’ve been in the UK this year and you ever pick up the newspaper or turn on the TV news, you’ll be aware that it’s Alan Turing’s centenary. It’s been a wonderful time to launch a project like Raspberry Pi; the Turing centenary, along with the 30th birthday celebrations for the BBC Micro and... Continue reading