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Alex Bate
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We hope you’re as excited as we are about the launch of the second Pioneers challenge! While you form your teams and start thinking up ways to Make it Outdoors with tech, we’ve been thinking of different ways for you to come together to complete the challenge. Team up! In the last challenge, we saw many teams formed... Continue reading
Why buy a Raspberry Pi Zero audio HAT when Tinkernut can show you how to make your own? Adding Audio Output To The Raspberry Pi Zero – Tinkernut Workbench The Raspberry Pi Zero W is an amazing miniature computer piece of technology. I want to turn it into an epic portable Spotify radio that displays... Continue reading
Why press a French press when the French press can press itself? Here’s Estefannie to explain it all… Internet Button Controlled Automated French Press Hey World! What’s better than making coffee? Not making coffee. But still drinking coffee. I decided to make my own automated French Press machine. To automate it, I used a Raspberry... Continue reading
Using servomotors and shadow tracking, Acrophobia 1.0’s mission to give a Raspberry Pi a nervous disposition is a rolling success. Acrophobia 1.0 Acrophobia, a nervous machine with no human-serving goal, but with a single fear: of dropping the ball. Unlike any other ball balancing machine, Acrophobia has no interest in keeping the ball centered. She is just afraid... Continue reading
In this digital age, where backup computers and multiple internet-connected devices are a must, maker phrazelle built this beautiful Raspberry Pi-powered steampunk laptop for his girlfriend. And now we all want one. I mean, just look at it! This build is gorgeous. And as a fan of quirky-looking tech builds and of making things out of... Continue reading
While he and his son played with LEGO, Berlin-based programmer Jannis Hermanns had the urge to build a replica of one of the first computers he remembers using: the Macintosh Classic. Cut to the addition of a Raspberry Pi Zero running Docker, and an e-paper display, and you have yourself the cutest tech build to blow... Continue reading
A friend of mine’s cat had kittens this week. So, in honour of their fluffy, cute little gorgeous fuzz-faces, here are some pet-themed resources for you to build for your furry (or feathery) best friend. Cat Meme Generator Everybody loves a good meme. With the right combination of image and text, they can be both relatable... Continue reading
Multi-talented maker Giorgio Sancristoforo has used a Raspberry Pi and Sense HAT to create Tableau, a generative music album. It’s an innovative idea: the music constantly evolves as it reacts to environmental stimuli like atmospheric pressure, humidity, and temperature. Tableau Generative Album “There is no doubt that, as music is removed by the phonographrecord from the realm... Continue reading
London-based Solid State Group decided to combine Slack with a giant LED wall, and created a thing of beauty for their office. Flexing the brain Project name RIO: Rendered-Input-Output took its inspiration from Google Creative Lab’s anypixel.js project. An open source software and hardware library, anypixel.js boasts the ability to ‘create big, unusual, interactive displays... Continue reading
Have you ever fancied building a Raspberry Pi photo booth? How about one with Snapchat-esque overlay filters? What if it tweeted your images to its own Twitter account for all to see? The All-Seeing Pi on Twitter The All Seeing Pi has seen you visiting @Raspberry_Pi Party @missphilbin #PiParty Introducing The All-Seeing Pi “Well, the thing... Continue reading