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Networked knitting machine: not your average knit one, purl one

1 day ago

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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Alex Bate

Celebrating our translators!

2 days 1 hour ago

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? […]

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Nina Szymor

Watching VinylVideo with a Raspberry Pi A+

1 week ago

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 […]

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Alex Bate

How to mod your Etch A Sketch, or Toy Story in real life

1 week 1 day ago

We’d like to file this under ‘things we wish we’d had when we were younger’. Who else is envious of the kids of today and all the cool things they can make with our old classic toys? Etch A Sketch Robot – Elephant Read about how this works on my blog! http://sunnybala.com/2018/09/10/python-etch-a-sketch.html To a wave […]

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Alex Bate

Vote for your 50 favourite projects!

1 week 5 days ago

Hi folks, Rob from The MagPi here. While we’re working on the next issue of The MagPi, we’re very aware that we’re almost at issue 75! To celebrate this milestone, we’re doing another countdown of projects. We ranked 50 projects for issue 50 of The MagPi, and this time we’re ranking 75 of the greatest […]

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Rob Zwetsloot

The European Astro Pi Challenge is back for 2018/2019

2 weeks ago

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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Erin Brindley

Guess the weight, win a thing!

2 weeks 2 days ago

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. […]

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Alex Bate

Build a Raspberry Pi pocket projector…how awesome is that?!

2 weeks 5 days ago

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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Alex Bate

Hang out with Raspberry Pi this month in California, New York, and Boston

2 weeks 6 days ago

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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Alex Bate

The last 10%: revamping the Raspberry Pi desktop

3 weeks ago

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 […]

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Simon Long

The Goodbye Machine. NSFW…ish? See what you think

3 weeks 1 day ago

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 […]

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Alex Bate

MagPi 73: make a video game!

3 weeks 5 days ago

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 […]

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Rob Zwetsloot