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 →
Walk around the commons of Cambridge and you’re bound to see one or more of the Cambridge University Quidditch Club players mounted upon sticks with a makeshift quaffle. But try as they might, their broomsticks will never send them soaring through the air. The same faux-wizardry charge can’t be levelled at Allen Pan‘s Real-Life Wizard Duel. … Continue reading →
Here at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, we take great pride in the wonderful free resources we produce for you to use in classes, at home and in coding clubs. We publish them under a Creative Commons licence, and they’re an excellent way to develop your digital-making skills. With yesterday being World Poetry Day (I’m a … Continue reading →
Allen Pan has wired up his home automation system to be controlled by memorable tunes from the classic Zelda franchise. Zelda Ocarina Controlled Home Automation – Zelda: Ocarina of Time | Sufficiently Advanced With Zelda: Breath of the Wild out on the Nintendo Switch, I made a home automation system based off the Zelda series using the … Continue reading →
With the JavaWatch system from Terren Peterson, there’s (Raspberry Pi) ZERO reason for you ever to run out of coffee beans again! By utilising many of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) available to budding developers, Terren was able to create a Pi Zero-powered image detection unit. Using the Raspberry Pi Camera Module to keep tabs on your … Continue reading →
Following a post-Christmas decision to keep illuminated decorations on her stairway bannister throughout the year, Lorraine Underwood found a new purpose for a strip of NeoPixels she had lying around. Lorraine Underwood on Twitter Changed the stair lights from a string to a strip & they look awesome! #neopixel #raspberrypi https://t.co/dksLwy1SE1 Simply running the lights up the … Continue reading →
This column is from The MagPi issue 55. You can download a PDF of the full issue for free, or subscribe to receive the print edition in your mailbox or the digital edition on your tablet. All proceeds from the print and digital editions help the Raspberry Pi Foundation achieve its charitable goals. Since the … Continue reading →
It’s the fourteenth day of the third month! And if you’re a Brit, that means absolutely nothing. But take that date, flip reverse it like you’re American, and BOOM! It’s 3.14 or, as the cool kids call it, Pi Day. In honour of this wonderful day, here are some awesome Pi/pie/π doohickies that we hope you’ll … Continue reading →
I enjoy projects that can be made using items from around the home. Add a Raspberry Pi and a few lines of code, and great joy can be had from producing something smart, connected and/or just plain silly. The concept of the IoT Smart Lobby Welcoming Music System fits into this category. Take a speaker, … Continue reading →
Update: we have been contacted by The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), who expressed the following concerns about this project. It is difficult for us to fully see the dangers relating to the board but I have to agree with the non-exhaustive list of some off the dangers pointed out: The overall … Continue reading →