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robotics

Steer a car. With cheese.

Building your own remote-controlled robot or car is a favourite activity for kids who are using a Pi to learn about programming and electronics. But this is the first one we’ve encountered that interfaces with a remote control made of cheese. We absolutely love MaKey MaKey here at Pi Towers: it’s a kit that enables... Continue reading

Pi-powered Ping Pong Pursuit

Will Jessop is a systems administrator for 37signals and he runs the North West Ruby User Group in Manchester. I bumped in to him recently and discovered he was working on a personal project with a Raspberry Pi. The aim of the project is to solve the problem of ping pong balls on the floor... Continue reading

Nintendo audio – on analogue instruments

I don’t know much about this project. I spotted it earlier today on Twitter, where all I had to go on was this: I have a friend named Dave; Dave is a genius. You all need to check out his latest project (feat. @Raspberry_Pi ) at http://t.co/Juj4F8nK16 — Matt LaFave (@Ubercoat) August 20, 2013  ... Continue reading

Laika: a hardware control platform for the Raspberry Pi

Laika is a modular add-on board for the Raspberry Pi that allows control of motors, switches, lamps, robots and more. There are plenty of great hardware control boards out there for the Raspberry Pi but we especially like this one because of the educational focus.There’s lots more information on what it can do and how... Continue reading