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Touchscreen point-and-shoot, from Adafruit

LadyAda from Adafruit is one of my very favourite people. We have a tradition of spending at least one evening eating Korean barbecue whenever I visit New York. We have told each other many secrets over bowls of fizzy fermented rice beverage, posed for photographs in front of plastic meats, been filmed pointing at electronics... Continue reading

PiMiner Bitcoin mining machine

Email arrived from LadyAda on Friday. In between the usual advice about good Korean barbecue technique and pointers to cool things that just happen to be conductive, she mentioned that Adafruit have been on a real roll this week with Pi projects. You’ll already have seen Adafruit’s Onion Pi, a Pi-based wireless Tor proxy. Staying... Continue reading

Adafruit WebIDE – new alpha release available

News from across the pond arrived last night, UK time. Our good friends at Adafruit have been working on their web-based integrated development environment (IDE) – hence WebIDE – for the Raspberry Pi, and have made a number of changes based on your requests. This is a big update (“Huge!” says PT), and if you’re... Continue reading

LadyAda, fireside with President Obama

On Thursday, our friend LadyAda, owner of Adafruit and Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year, is spending part of Valentine’s Day doing something called a Fireside Hangout (this sounds awfully romantic) with President Obama. We wonder what sort of hardware she’ll be talking about. She says: I was selected to join President Obama in... Continue reading

MagPi issue 9

Here’s this month’s MagPi – my favourite Manhattanite, LadyAda, is the cover girl! The MagPi team, who are all independent, unpaid volunteers, had a month off over Christmas to run their KickStarter and to enjoy the holiday with their families. That KickStarter raised more than four times its target, and means that Team MagPi can... Continue reading

Twelve Pis of Christmas: Adafruit

Today’s festive piece of Model A Pi comes to eBay courtesy of our friends at Adafruit. By now, you know what this is about: we’re auctioning off the first 12 pre-production Model A Raspberry Pis with some other goodies to raise money for other charities over Christmas. Engineers without Borders (EWB) USA were chosen as... Continue reading