Alex Bate

Social Media Editor – 216 posts

Alex spends her days updating our social media accounts with awesome Pi-ness. When she’s not googling Raspberry Pi, she's YouTubing how to build foam props while attempting to write her first novel.

If, like us, you’ve been bingeflixing your way through Netflix’s new show, Lost in Space, you may have noticed a Raspberry Pi being used as futuristic space tech. This isn’t the first time a Pi has been used as a film or television prop. From Mr. Robot and Disney Pixar’s Big Hero 6 to Mr. Robot, … Continue reading →
Students taking Design of Mechatronics at the Technical University of Denmark have created some seriously elegant and striking Raspberry Pi speakers. Their builds are part of a project asking them to “explore, design and build a 3D printed speaker, around readily available electronics and components”. The students have been uploading their designs, incorporating Raspberry Pis and HiFiBerry … Continue reading →
Squeal with delight as your inner Pokémon trainer witnesses the wonder of Adrian Rosebrock’s deep learning Pokédex. Creating a real-life Pokedex with a Raspberry Pi, Python, and Deep Learning This video demos a real-like Pokedex, complete with visual recognition, that I created using a Raspberry Pi, Python, and Deep Learning. You can find the entire … Continue reading →
Brian Carrigan found the remains of a $500 supermarket barcode scanner at a Scrap Exchange for $6.25, and decided to put it to use as a shopping list builder for his pantry. Upcycling from scraps Brian wasn’t planning to build the Wunderscan. But when he stumbled upon the remains of a $500 Cubit barcode scanner … Continue reading →
Stream your video gaming exploits to the internet at the touch of a button with the Twitch-O-Matic. Everyone else is doing it, so you should too. Twitch-O-Matic: Raspberry Pi Twitch Streaming Device – Weekend Hacker #1804 Some gaming consoles make it easy to stream to Twitch, some gaming consoles don’t (come on, Nintendo). So for … Continue reading →
Last week, we shared the first half of our Q&A with Raspberry Pi Trading CEO and Raspberry Pi creator Eben Upton. Today we follow up with all your other questions, including your expectations for a Raspberry Pi 4, Eben’s dream add-ons, and whether we really could go smaller than the Zero. Live Q&A with Eben … Continue reading →
Discover new sounds and explore the role of machine learning in music production and sound research with the NSynth Super, an ongoing project from Google’s Magenta research team that you can build at home. Google Open NSynth Super Testing Uploaded by AB Open on 2018-04-17. What is the NSynth Super? Part of the ongoing Magenta research project within … Continue reading →
In their latest video and tutorial, Electronic Hub shows you how to detect colour using a Raspberry Pi and a TCS3200 colour sensor. Raspberry Pi Color Sensor (TCS3200) Interface | Color Detector A simple Raspberry Pi based project using TCS3200 Color Sensor. The project demonstrates how to interface a Color Sensor (like TCS3200) with Raspberry … Continue reading →
After the outstanding success of their AIY Projects Voice and Vision Kits, Google has announced the release of upgraded kits, complete with Raspberry Pi Zero WH, Camera Module, and preloaded SD card. Google’s AIY Projects Kits Google launched the AIY Projects Voice Kit last year, first as a cover gift with The MagPi magazine and … Continue reading →
Before Easter, we asked you to tell us your questions for a live Q & A with Raspberry Pi Trading CEO and Raspberry Pi creator Eben Upton. The variety of questions and comments you sent was wonderful, and while we couldn’t get to them all, we picked a handful of the most common to grill … Continue reading →