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Note: The elves at Pi Towers are all taking next week off to spend some time with their families, and this blog will be quiet for the week. We’ll be back at the start of January. Happy holidays! Happy 25th of December, everybody! If you’re one of the many who woke up this morning to find... Continue reading
Having recently discovered her through Instagram, we love the videos that have been coming through from Estefannie ‘Explains It All’ De la Garza. As a “Software Engineer by day, Game Dev and YouTuber by night”, Estefannie is no stranger to digital making. And with her new YouTube channel, she’s started sharing the experience of physical making with... Continue reading
In the UK, plus a few other countries here and there, no Christmas table is complete without the traditional Christmas cracker next to every plate. The Christmas cracker is a cardboard tube, tied shut at both ends. When two people pull it apart, an inner ‘snapper’ gives off a bang while the cracker’s contents fall into... Continue reading
This column is from The MagPi issue 52. 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. When I... Continue reading
Feeling stuck for what to buy the beloved maker in your life? Maybe your niece wants to get into Minecraft hacking, or your Dad fancies his hand at home automation on a budget? Maybe you’ve seen Raspberry Pi in the news and figure it would be a fun activity for the family, or you’re stuck for... Continue reading
I made a thing. And because I love you all, I’m going to share the thing with you. Thing? Things! I’m going to share the things. Here you go: baubles! These 3D-printable Raspberry Pi and Code Club decorations are the perfect addition to any Christmas tree this year. And if you don’t have a tree, they’re... Continue reading
The MagPi Christmas Special is out now. For the festive season, the official magazine of the Raspberry Pi community is having a maker special. This edition is packed with fun festive projects! Click here to download the MagPi Christmas Special Here are just some of the fun projects inside this festive issue: Magazine tree: turn the... Continue reading
We’re taking some time off over the Christmas break to spend some time with our families – we’ll be back again on Jan 4! If you woke up this morning to find a Raspberry Pi stuffed into your Christmas stocking then you’ve come to the right place. Hurrah! (And if—like mine—your stocking contained a desiccated... Continue reading
Just imagine: you’re elbows deep in Christmas cheer, and the rest of the family wants to know what that chunk of circuit board you found in the toe of your stocking does. Here are some demonstrations for them. First up, here’s a neat little project for those of you who have lost the dice from your... Continue reading
A quick one today. Here’s my favourite Christmas project of 2015, from Joe Corea. Joe’s little girls, aged eight and five, helped with the soldering and casing of the project – but they didn’t know what they were helping Dad to build until this unveiling. Meet Project CORHAKADA. Project CORHAKADA Finally Uploaded by Joe Corea on 2015-12-14.... Continue reading