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MagPi 60: the ultimate troubleshooting guide

2 months 3 weeks ago

Hey folks, Rob from The MagPi here! It’s the last Thursday of the month, and that can only mean one thing: a brand-new The MagPi issue is out! In The MagPi 60, we’re bringing you the top troubleshooting tips for your Raspberry Pi, sourced directly from our amazing community. The MagPi 60 Our feature-length guide […]

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Rob Zwetsloot

Landmine-clearing Pi-powered C-Turtle

2 months 3 weeks ago

In an effort to create a robot that can teach itself to navigate different terrains, scientists at Arizona State University have built C-Turtle, a Raspberry Pi-powered autonomous cardboard robot with turtle flippers. This is excellent news for people who live in areas with landmines: C-Turtle is a great alternative to current landmine-clearing robots, since it […]

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Janina Ander

Tijuana Rick’s 1969 Wurlitzer Jukebox revitalisation

2 months 3 weeks ago

After Tijuana Rick’s father-in-law came by a working 1969 Wurlitzer 3100 jukebox earlier this year, he and Tijuana Rick quickly realised they lacked the original 45s to play on it. When they introduced a Raspberry Pi 3 into the mix, this was no longer an issue. 1969 Wurlitzer 3100 Restored and retrofitted Jukebox with Arduino and Raspberry Pi […]

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Alex Bate

Teaching with Raspberry Pis and PiNet

2 months 4 weeks ago

Education is our mission at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, so of course we love tools that help teachers and other educators use Raspberry Pis in a classroom setting. PiNet, which allows teachers to centrally manage a whole classroom’s worth of Pis, makes administrating a fleet of Pis easier. Set up individual student accounts, install updates […]

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Janina Ander

The Heart of Maker Faire

3 months ago

We at the Raspberry Pi Foundation find it incredibly rewarding to help people make and share things they love. It’s amazing to be part of an incredibly creative community of makers. And we’re not the only ones who feel this way: for this year’s Maker Faire UK, the team over at NUSTEM created the Heart […]

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Janina Ander

Ultrasonic pi-ano

3 months ago

At the Raspberry Pi Foundation, we love a good music project. So of course we’re excited to welcome Andy Grove‘s ultrasonic piano to the collection! It is a thing of beauty… and noise. Don’t let the name fool you – this build can do so much more than sound like a piano. Ultrasonic Pi Piano – […]

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Janina Ander

Raspberry Pi Certified Educators shine at ISTE 2017

3 months ago

Everything’s bigger in Texas, including the 2017 ISTE Conference & Expo, which saw over 20,000 educators convene in San Antonio earlier this summer. As a new Raspberry Pi Foundation team member, I was thrilled to meet the many Raspberry Pi Certified Educators (RCEs) in attendance. They came from across the country to share their knowledge, […]

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Andrew Collins

A home-brew Pi kit for home brewing

3 months 1 week ago

While the rest of us are forced to leave the house to obtain a tasty brew, beer master Christoper Aedo has incorporated a Raspberry Pi into his home brewing system for ultimate ‘sit-back-and-relax’ home-brew home brew. I drink and I know things Having brewed his own beer for several years, Christopher was no novice in […]

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Alex Bate

NYC Train Sign: real-time train tracking in New York City

3 months 1 week ago

Raspberry Pis, blinking lights, and APIs – what’s not to love? It’s really not surprising that the NYC Train Sign caught our attention – and it doesn’t hurt that its creators’ Instagram game is 👌 on point. NYC Train Sign NYC Train Sign. 158 likes · 2 talking about this. Live MTA train wait times […]

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Alex Bate

VästtraPi: your personal bus stop schedule monitor

3 months 1 week ago

I get impatient quickly when I’m looking up information on my phone. There’s just something about it that makes me jittery – especially when the information is time-sensitive, like timetables for public transport. If you’re like me, then Dimitris Platis‘s newest build is for you. He has created the VästtraPi, a Pi-powered departure time screen for your […]

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Janina Ander

Bicrophonic Research Institute and the Sonic Bike

3 months 2 weeks ago

The Bicrophonic Sonic Bike, created by British sound artist Kaffe Matthews, utilises a Raspberry Pi and GPS signals to map location data and plays music and sound in response to the places you take it on your cycling adventures. What is Bicrophonics? Bicrophonics is about the mobility of sound, experienced and shared within a moving space, […]

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Alex Bate

Get social: connecting with Raspberry Pi

3 months 2 weeks ago

Fancy connecting with Raspberry Pi beyond the four imaginary walls of this blog post? Want to find ways into the conversation among our community of makers, learners, and educators? Here’s how: Twitter Connecting with us on Twitter is your sure-fire way of receiving the latest news and articles from and about the Raspberry Pi Foundation, […]

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Alex Bate

PiCorder, the miniature camcorder

3 months 2 weeks ago

The modest dimensions of our Raspberry Pi Zero and its wirelessly connectable sibling, the Pi Zero W, enable makers in our community to build devices that are very small indeed. The PiCorder built by Wayne Keenan is probably the slimmest Pi-powered video-recording device we’ve ever seen. PiCorder – Pimoroni HyperPixel A simple Pi-camcorder using @pimoroni […]

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Janina Ander

Pi-powered hands-on statistical model at the Royal Society

3 months 2 weeks ago

Physics! Particles! Statistical modelling! Quantum theory! How can non-scientists understand any of it? Well, students from Durham University are here to help you wrap your head around it all – and to our delight, they’re using the power of the Raspberry Pi to do it! At the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition, taking place in London […]

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Janina Ander
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