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Rosie the Countdown champion

2 months ago

Beating the contestants at Countdown: is it cheating if you happen to know every word in the English dictionary? Rosie plays Countdown Allow your robots to join in the fun this Christmas with a round of Channel 4’s Countdown. https://www.rosietheredrobot.com/2017/12/tea-minus-30.html Rosie the Red Robot First, a little bit of backstory. Challenged by his eldest daughter […]

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Alex Bate

All the lights, all of the twinkly lights

2 months ago

Twinkly lights are to Christmas what pumpkins are to Halloween. And when you add a Raspberry Pi to your light show, the result instantly goes from “Meh, yeah.” to “OMG, wow!” Here are some cool light-based Christmas projects to inspire you this weekend. App-based light control Christmas Tree Lights Demo Project Code – https://github.com/eidolonFIRE/Christmas-Lights Raspberry […]

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Alex Bate

Digital making for new parents

2 months 1 week ago

Solving problems that are meaningful to us is at the core of our approach to teaching and learning about technology here at the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Over the last eight months, I’ve noticed that the types of digital making projects that motivate and engage me have changed (can’t think why). Always looking for ways to […]

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Carrie Anne Philbin

Steampunk radio jukebox

2 months 1 week ago

Spyrul breathed new life into his great-grandparents’ 1930s Westinghouse with a Raspberry Pi, an amplifier HAT, Google Music, and some serious effort. The result is a really beautiful, striking piece. The radio With a background in radio electronics, Spyrul had always planned to restore his great-grandparents’ mid-30s Westinghouse radio. “I even found the original schematics […]

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Alex Bate

CoderDojo: 2000 Dojos ever

2 months 1 week ago

Every day of the week, we verify new Dojos all around the world, and each Dojo is championed by passionate volunteers. Last week, a huge milestone for the CoderDojo community went by relatively unnoticed: in the history of the movement, more than 2000 Dojos have now been verified! 2000 Dojos This is a phenomenal achievement […]

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Giustina Mizzoni

Sean Hodgins’ video-playing Christmas ornament

2 months 1 week ago

Standard Christmas tree ornaments are just so boring, always hanging there doing nothing. Yawn! Lucky for us, Sean Hodgins has created an ornament that plays classic nineties Christmas adverts, because of nostalgia. YouTube Christmas Ornament! – Raspberry Pi Project This Christmas ornament will really take you back… Ingredients Sean first 3D printed a small CRT-shaped […]

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Alex Bate

The Raspberry Pi Christmas shopping list 2017

2 months 2 weeks ago

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for a beloved maker in your life? Maybe you’d like to give a relative or friend a taste of the world of coding and Raspberry Pi? Whatever you’re looking for, the Raspberry Pi Christmas shopping list will point you in the right direction. For those getting started Thinking about […]

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Alex Bate

The Pi Towers Secret Santa Babbage

2 months 2 weeks ago

Tired of pulling names out of a hat for office Secret Santa? Upgrade your festive tradition with a Raspberry Pi, thermal printer, and everybody’s favourite microcomputer mascot, Babbage Bear. The name’s Santa. Secret Santa. It’s that time of year again, when the cosiness gets turned up to 11 and everyone starts thinking about jolly fat […]

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Mark Calleja

GPIO expander: access a Pi’s GPIO pins on your PC/Mac

2 months 2 weeks ago

Use the GPIO pins of a Raspberry Pi Zero while running Debian Stretch on a PC or Mac with our new GPIO expander software! With this tool, you can easily access a Pi Zero’s GPIO pins from your x86 laptop without using SSH, and you can also take advantage of your x86 computer’s processing power […]

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Gordon Hollingworth

Stretch for PCs and Macs, and a Raspbian update

2 months 2 weeks ago

Today, we are launching the first Debian Stretch release of the Raspberry Pi Desktop for PCs and Macs, and we’re also releasing the latest version of Raspbian Stretch for your Pi. For PCs and Macs When we released our custom desktop environment on Debian for PCs and Macs last year, we were slightly taken aback […]

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Simon Long

Our brand-new Christmas resources

2 months 3 weeks ago

It’s never too early for Christmas-themed resources — especially when you want to make the most of them in your school, Code Club or CoderDojo! So here’s the ever-wonderful Laura Sach with an introduction of our newest festive projects. In the immortal words of Noddy Holder: “it’s Christmaaaaaaasssss!” Well, maybe it isn’t quite Christmas yet, […]

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Laura Sach

Raspberry Pi clusters come of age

2 months 3 weeks ago

In today’s guest post, Bruce Tulloch, CEO and Managing Director of BitScope Designs, discusses the uses of cluster computing with the Raspberry Pi, and the recent pilot of the Los Alamos National Laboratory 3000-Pi cluster built with the BitScope Blade. High-performance computing and Raspberry Pi are not normally uttered in the same breath, but Los Alamos […]

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Alex Bate

Decrypt messages and calculate Pi: new OctaPi projects

2 months 3 weeks ago

Back in July, we collaborated with GCHQ to bring you two fantastic free resources: the first showed you how to build an OctaPi, a Raspberry Pi cluster computer. The second showed you how to use the cluster to learn about public key cryptography. Since then, we and GCHQ have been hard at work, and now […]

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Laura Sach

HackSpace magazine #1 is out now!

2 months 4 weeks ago

HackSpace magazine is finally here! Grab your copy of the new magazine for makers today, and try your hand at some new, exciting skills. What is HackSpace magazine? HackSpace magazine is the newest publication from the team behind The MagPi. Chock-full of amazing projects, tutorials, features, and maker interviews, HackSpace magazine brings together the makers […]

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