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Dialling into local stories with Jura whisky phones

55 minutes 53 seconds ago

Raspberry Pis? Check. Iconic phoneboxes? Check. Whisky? Check, check, check. Find out how Bright Signals incorporated all three for the launch of the latest range of Jura whisky. Jura whisky from Jura When Jura, a distillery on the Scottish island of Jura — population 200 — wanted to promote their new range of whisky, they […]

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Alex Bate

Celebrating our teachers

3 days 1 hour ago

The end of the academic year is here, and we are marking the occasion by celebrating teachers from all over the world. Since last September, we’ve run a whole host of programmes that teachers have been involved in. From training with us at Picademy to building apocalyptic projects for Pioneers, from running Code Clubs, Dojos, […]

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Dan Fisher

Raspberry Fields 2018: ice cream, robots, and coding

3 days 23 hours ago

Umbrella trees, giant mushrooms, and tiny museums. A light-up Lovelace, LED cubes, LED eyelashes, and LED coding (we have a bit of a thing for LEDs). Magic cocktails, melted ice creams, and the coolest hot dog around. Face paint masterpieces, swag bags, and bingo. More stickers than a laptop can cope with, a flock of […]

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Tom Evans

Your own Grand Theft Auto San Andreas radio

5 days 2 hours ago

Relive the San Andreas glory days with this Grand Theft Auto radio built by Raphaël Yancey. Raphaël Yancey on Twitter With the “tuned” status LED. https://t.co/PuIi6sY78V …and now I have Barracuda stuck in my head. The music of GTA Anyone who has played Grand Theft Auto knows that one of the best parts of the series […]

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Alex Bate

Moonhack 2018: reaching for the stars!

6 days ago

Last year, Code Club Australia set a new world record during their Moonhack event for the most young people coding within 24 hours. This year, they’re hoping to get 50000 kids involved — here’s how you can take part in this interstellar record attempt! Celebrating the Apollo 11 moon landing Nearly 50 years ago, humankind took […]

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Katherine Leadbetter

World Cup fever: Raspberry Pi football projects to try

6 days 23 hours ago

Rumour has it that there’s a worldwide football tournament on, and that England, surprisingly, are doing quite well. In celebration, here are some soccer-themed Raspberry Pi projects for you to try out at home between (or during) matches. FutureLearn Football Uploaded by Raspberry Pi on 2018-07-09. Beat the goalie Score as many goals as you […]

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Alex Bate

Zelda casemod with levitating Triforce

1 week 3 days ago

I know: you’ve seen a bajillion RetroPie implementations before, and a bajillion casemods to go with them. But this one’s so hopelessly, magnificently splendid that we felt we had to share. Magnetic levitation. It’s not just for trains and frogs. This Zelda casemod, covered with engraved pine from the forests of Hyrule and shiny brass […]

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Liz Upton

Take a photo of yourself as an unreliable cartoon

1 week 3 days ago

Take a selfie, wait for the image to appear, and behold a cartoon version of yourself. Or, at least, behold a cartoon version of whatever the camera thought it saw. Welcome to Draw This by maker Dan Macnish. Dan has made code, instructions, and wiring diagrams available to help you bring this beguiling weirdery into […]

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Helen Lynn

New software to get you started with high-altitude ballooning

1 week 4 days ago

Right now, we’re working on an online project pathway to support you with all your high-altitude balloon (HAB) flight activities, whether you run them with students or as a hobby. We’ll release the resources later in the year, but in the meantime we have some exciting new HAB software to share with you! Skycademy and […]

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James Robinson

Ten awesome 3D-printable Raspberry Pi goodies

1 week 6 days ago

3D printing has become far more accessible for hobbyists, with printer prices now in the hundreds instead of thousands of pounds. Last year, we covered some of the best 3D-printable cases for the Pi, and since then, Raspberry Pi enthusiasts have shared even more cool designs on sites such as MyMiniFactory and Thingiverse! Here are […]

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Alex Bate

Track your speed and distance while skateboarding

2 weeks 5 days ago

Fight the urge to chant the Avril Lavigne song as you cruise the streets on Pieter Thomas’s speed- and distance-tracking skateboard. Instant approval “That is sweet!” exclaimed Ben Nuttall when I shared this project on the Raspberry Pi Slack channel. And indeed it is — a simple idea, perfectly executed, resulting in a final product […]

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Alex Bate

Tim Peake congratulates winning Mission Space Lab teams!

2 weeks 6 days ago

This week, the ten winning Astro Pi Mission Space Lab teams got to take part in a video conference with ESA Astronaut Tim Peake! ESA Astro Pi students meet Tim Peake Uploaded by Raspberry Pi on 2018-06-26. A brief history of Astro Pi In 2014, Raspberry Pi Foundation partnered with the UK Space Agency and […]

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Erin Brindley

HackSpace magazine 8: Raspberry Pi <3 Arduino

3 weeks 4 days ago

Arduino is officially brilliant. It’s the perfect companion for your Raspberry Pi, opening up new possibilities for robotics, drones and all sorts of physical computing projects. In HackSpace magazine issue 8  we’re taking a look at what’s going on on planet Arduino, and how it can make our world better. This little board and its […]

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Andrew Gregory

How to build a competiton-ready Raspberry Pi robot

3 weeks 5 days ago

With the recent announcement of the 2019 Pi Wars dates, we’ve collected some essential online resources to help you get started in the world of competitive robots. Robotics 101 Before you can strap chainsaws and flamethrowers to your robot, you need to learn some basics. Sorry. As part of our mission to put digital making […]

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Alex Bate