Move over, Elon Musk — there’s a new rocket maverick in town: YOU! Rockets! Step inside the UK rocketry scene, build and launch a rocket, design your own one, and discover the open-source rocket programmes around the world! In issue 12, we go behind the scenes at a top-secret launch site in the English Midlands […]
In HackSpace issue 9, Dave Astels helps us get familiar with what electricity is, with some key terms and rules, and with a few basic components. Get your copy of HackSpace magazine in stores now, or download it as a free PDF here. Electricity basics Electricity is fascinating. Most of our technology relies on it: computers, lights, appliances, […]
Olivier Ros has put together a short and sweet tutorial for creating your own voice-changing mask for Halloween. Voice changer with Raspberry Pi Zero for Halloween How to make a voice changer with Raspberry Pi Zero for Halloween Buy MIC+ sound card on Amazon : goo.gl/VDFzu7 tutorial here: https://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Voice-Changer-With-Raspberry-Pi/ https://www.raspiaudio.com/halloween Halloween: we love it! Grab […]
Does your camera giggle and smile as it takes your photo? Does your camera spit out your image from a thermal printer? No? Well, Sophy Wong’s SelfieBot does! Raspberry Pi SelfieBot: Selfie Camera with a Personality SelfieBot is a project Kim and I originally made for our booth at Seattle Mini Maker Faire 2017. Now, […]
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Organise your life with the help of a Raspberry Pi, a 3.5″ touchscreen, Google Tasks, and hackster.io user Michal Sporna. Distracting baby optional, though advised. Baby – in the workplace – thought you ought to know There’s a baby in the office today. And, as babies tend to do in places of work, he’s stolen all […]
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Summer is coming to a close. The evenings grow darker. So pack away your flip flops, hang up your beach towel, and settle in for the colder months with these fun 3D-printable projects to make at home or in your local makerspace. Fallout 4 desktop terminal Power Up Props’ replica of the Fallout desktop terminals […]
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When Dave shared his Raspberry Pi Zero–powered model of the Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse on Reddit, we fell a little bit in love. Hello from the Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse Dave was getting married inside London’s only lighthouse, situated at Trinity Buoy Wharf across the water from the O2 Arena. The Trinity Buoy Wharf lighthouse sits at the […]
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It’s Monday. It’s morning. It’s England. The members of the Raspberry Pi Comms team begin to filter into Pi Towers, drowsy and semi-conscious. We’re tired from our weekends of debauchery. One by one, we file into the kitchen. Fingers are clutching the handles of favourite mugs as we line up for the coffee machine. Select, […]
The friendly people at Argon40, one of our Approved Resellers in Hong Kong, have an already-successful Kickstarter on the go for their Argon ONE Raspberry Pi case. I’ve got one of them on my desk at the moment. It’s a very pleasing object. “That’s quite nice,” enthuses Gordon, who isn’t very good at enthusing. The […]
Coolest Projects is the world’s leading technology fair for young people. It’s the science fair for the digital age, where thousands of young people showcase amazing projects that they’ve built using digital technologies. If you want to meet the innovators of the future, this is the place to be, so today we’re really excited to […]
While at World Maker Faire New York last weekend, I found myself chatting to a rather lovely gentleman by the name of Mac Pierce. During our conversation, Mac mentioned a project he’d worked on called As We Are, an interactive art installation located in the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. “So it’s this 14-foot […]
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This article from The MagPi issue 74 highlights the use of the Raspberry Pi Zero to build a marine camera for coral exploration. Get your copy of The MagPi in stores now, or download it as a free PDF here. Ecologists in Germany are deploying camera-equipped Pi Zero Ws off the coast of Norway to discover more about coral […]
Hooray! We’re celebrating our third season leading educator training in North America. That’s 20 Picademy workshops in 11 cities with 791 happy teachers graduating as Raspberry Pi Certified Educators. This summer was particularly rich with successes, challenges, and lessons learned — let’s take a closer look: Andrew Collins on Twitter That’s a wrap on #Picademy […]
Hey folks! Rob from The MagPi here with the good news that a brand new issue is out today, with a slightly new look. The MagPi 74 shows you how to build a Pi‑powered laptop, and gives tips on how to recycle an old laptop to use with Pi. We’ve got a pretty simple, tiny […]
For our birthday this year, we coordinated over 100 community-led Raspberry Jam events around the globe. In a few months’ time, Raspberry Pi will be seven years old – and to celebrate we’re hosting another Big Birthday Weekend, which takes place all over the world on 2-3 March 2019. Last year’s event was a lot […]
The moment we saw Sarah Spencer‘s knitted Stargazing tapestry, we knew we needed to know more. A couple of emails later, and here’s Sarah with a guest blog post telling you all you need to know about her hacking adventure with a 1980s knitting machine and a Raspberry Pi. Knitting Printer! (slowest speed) Printing a […]
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As the world gets ready to celebrate International Translation Day on 30 September, we want to say thank you to our amazing community of volunteer translators. This talented bunch work very hard so that people around the world can learn digital making and computing in their native languages. Can you help us translate our content? […]
There is always a flurry of activity at the start of the new academic year, and we are getting in on the action: this autumn and winter, we’ll be launching four new, free, online courses! I caught up with course developers Marc, Caitlyn, James, and Martin to find out what they have in store for […]
Today is that glorious day of the month when a new issue of HackSpace magazine comes out! The cream of this year’s hardware crop You’re on safe and solid ground with an Arduino, or one of Adafruit’s boards — so much so that many makers get comfortable and never again look at the other options […]
Play back video and sound on your television using your turntable and the VinylVideo converter, as demonstrated by YouTuber Techmoan. VinylVideo – Playing video from a 45rpm record With a VinylVideo convertor you can play video from a vinyl record played on a standard record player. Curiosity, tech-demo or art? A brief history of VinylVideo […]