You wouldn’t download a car…but is that just because none of us know how to? And OF COURSE none of us know how to: it’s a really hard thing to do! Nikola Tesla was in love with a pigeon 😍🐦 True story. He was also the true father of the electrical age (sorry, not sorry, […]
Ever wanted to run your own experiment in space? Then you’re in luck! ESA Education, in collaboration with the Raspberry Pi Foundation, is pleased to announce the launch of the 2018/2019 European Astro Pi Challenge! Astro Pi returns for a new 2018/19 challenge! Ever wanted to run your own experiment in space? Then you’re in […]
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Planes, trains, and automobiles — we all have our preference. And at one company in California, the team is trying to smooth bus travel to broaden commuters’ options for a blissful night’s sleep. Leaving on a jet plane Not everyone wants to fly. While many enjoy the feel of take-off and landing and the high […]
Today marks the four-year anniversary of Nicola Early joining the Raspberry Pi team. Nicola works as Administrator at Pi Towers and is responsible for so many things that I dare not try to list them all. But among all her tasks, the most important one is the care and maintenance of the office rubber band ball. […]
YouTuber MickMake has been working hard on producing a Raspberry Pi pocket projector with the Raspberry Pi Zero W. We’re excited. We know you’re excited. So enough of us talking, here’s Mick with more! #210 Build a Pi Zero W pocket projector! // Project 2 for 10 PCBs (48 hour quick turn around): https://jlcpcb.com/?ref=mickmake Make […]
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This month sees two wonderful events where you can meet the Raspberry Pi team, both taking place on the weekend of September 22 and 23 in the USA. And for more impromptu fun, you can also hang out with our Social Media Editor and fellow Pi enthusiasts on the East Coast on September 24–28. Coolest […]
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Simon Long is a Senior Principal Software Engineer here at Raspberry Pi. He’s responsible for the Raspberry Pi Desktop on both Raspbian and Debian, and his article from The MagPi issue 73 explores the experience of revamping our desktop. Get your copy of The MagPi in stores now, or download it as a free PDF here. It […]
Tired of saying goodbye? Show people how you really feel with 8 Bits and a Byte‘s Goodbye Machine. Spoiler alert: no one wants to be at the receiving end of the red button. The Goodbye Machine: automate your goodbyes The Goodbye Machine, a machine to automate goodbyes using a Raspberry Pi, two servo’s, two massive buttons […]
I had an email a little while ago, which opened: “I don’t know if you remember me, but…” As it happens, I remembered Andy Baker very well, in large part because an indoor autonomous drone demo he ran at a Raspberry Pi birthday party a couple of years ago ACTUALLY CAUGHT FIRE. Here’s a refresher. […]
Long-time fans of the Raspberry Pi will know that we were inspired to make a programmable computer for kids by our own experiences with a machine called the BBC Micro, which many of us learned with in the 1980s. This post is the first of what’s going to be an irregular series where I’ll walk […]
Hi folks, Rob from The MagPi here! As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to learn to code to make a video game. I’m technically working on one right now! It’s wildly behind my self-imposed schedule, though. If you too wish to learn how to make games, then check out issue 73 […]
We’ve seen many Raspberry Pi-powered music players over the years. But rarely are they as portable (and snazzy) as the PiPod by Hackaday user Bram. Portable music My biggest regret in life? Convinced I wouldn’t need my 160GB iPod Classic anymore thanks to Spotify, I sold it to CEX for a painfully low price. But not only […]
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Recently shared by Bare Conductive, Hwan Yun‘s interactive installation, Intuition, uses a Raspberry Pi and Bare Conductive tech to transport you to the calm wonder of Icelandic nature. Intuition (2017) Interactive sound installation electric paint on paper Listhús Gallery Incorporation Bare Conductive Bare Conductive’s water-based Electric Paint allows users to incorporate safe conductivity into their […]
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Today is a bank holiday here in England, as well as for lucky people in Wales and Northern Ireland. Pi Towers UK is running on a skeleton crew of Babbage Bear, several automated Raspberry Pis, and Noel Fielding, who lives behind the red door we never open. So, as a gift for you all while […]
In March 2018 we announced the launch of Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+. One of the many features added to the new board was the ability to be powered through Power over Ethernet (PoE) with a HAT. We are really pleased to announce that the PoE HAT is on sale from today. The HAT connects […]
If you’re a subscriber to HackSpace magazine you’ll already know all about issue 10. For the rest of you who’ve yet to subscribe, issue 10 is out today! Build a drone Ever since Icarus flew too close to the sun, man has dreamed of flight. Thanks to brushless motors, cheaper batteries than ever before, and […]
In this tutorial from HackSpace magazine issue 9, Paul Freeman-Powell shows you how to keep track of your social media followers, and encourage subscribers, by building a live follower counter. Get your copy of HackSpace magazine in stores now, or download it as a free PDF here. Issues 10 of HackSpace magazine is available online and in stores […]
Use a Raspberry Pi and a Pi Camera Module to build your own machine learning–powered rock paper scissors game! Rock-Paper-Scissors game using computer vision and machine learning on Raspberry Pi A Rock-Paper-Scissors game using computer vision and machine learning on the Raspberry Pi. Project GitHub page: https://github.com/DrGFreeman/rps-cv PROJECT ORIGIN: This project results from a challenge my […]
This project features several of our favourite things. Astronauts! Machine learning! High-altitude danger! Graphs! (It could only get slightly better with the addition of tap-dancing centaurs.) Read on to have your nerdliest pleasure centres tickled. Solar Pilot Guard, a Foale family project Michael Foale is a former astronaut with dual British/American citizenship; and thanks to […]