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Visualising Weather Station data with Initial State

4 weeks ago

Since we launched the Oracle Weather Station project, we’ve collected more than six million records from our network of stations at schools and colleges around the world. Each one of these records contains data from ten separate sensors — that’s over 60 million individual weather measurements! Weather data collection Having lots of data covering a […]

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Richard Hayler

Brand new and blue: our Brazilian Raspberry Pi 3

1 month ago

Programa de revendedor aprovado agora no Brasil — our Approved Reseller programme is live in Brazil, with Anatel-approved Raspberry Pis in a rather delicious shade of blue on sale from today. The challenge The difficulty in buying our products — and the lack of Anatel certification — have been consistent points of feedback from our […]

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Mike Buffham

Physical computing blocks at Maker Faire New York

1 month ago

At events like Maker Faire New York, we love offering visitors the chance to try out easy, inviting, and hands-on activities, so we teamed up with maker Ben Light to create interactive physical computing blocks. Raspberry Blocks FINAL In response to the need for hands-on, easy and inviting activities at events such as Maker Faire […]

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Matt Richardson

Build a Flick-controlled marble maze

1 month ago

Wiggle your fingers to guide a ball through a 3D-printed marble maze using the Pi Supply Flick board for Raspberry Pi! https://giant.gfycat.com/ForsakenFirmHummingbird.webm Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, yeah Using the Flick, previously seen in last week’s Hacker House’s gesture-controlled holographic visualiser, South Africa–based Tom Van den Bon has created a touch-free marble maze. He was motivated by, […]

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Alex Bate

HackSpace magazine: a new magazine for makers

1 month 1 week ago

HackSpace magazine is the new monthly magazine for people who love to make things and those who want to learn. Grab some duct tape, fire up a microcontroller, ready a 3D printer and hack the world around you! This is HackSpace magazine! HackSpace is the new monthly magazine for the modern maker. Learn more at http://hsmag.cc. […]

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Andrew Gregory

BitBarista: a fully autonomous corporation

1 month 1 week ago

To some people, the idea of a fully autonomous corporation might seem like the beginning of the end. However, while the BitBarista coffee machine prototype can indeed run itself without any human interference, it also teaches a lesson about ethical responsibility and the value of quality. BitBarista Bitcoin coffee machine that engages coffee drinkers in […]

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Alex Bate

Hacker House’s gesture-controlled holographic visualiser

1 month 1 week ago

YouTube makers Hacker House are back with a beautiful Flick-controlled holographic music visualiser that we’d really like to have at Pi Towers, please and thank you. Make a Holographic Audio Visualizer with Gesture Control Find all the code and materials on: https://www.hackster.io/hackerhouse/holographic-audio-visualizer-with-motion-control-e72fee A 3D holographic audio visualizer with gesture control can definitely spice up your […]

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Alex Bate

A Raspberry Pi Halloween projects spectacular

1 month 2 weeks ago

Come with us on a journey to discover the 2017 Raspberry Pi Halloween projects that caught our eye, raised our hair, or sent us screaming into the night. Happy Halloween Whether you’re easily scared or practically unshakeable, you can celebrate Halloween with Pi projects of any level of creepiness. Even makers of a delicate constitution […]

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Janina Ander

Prank your friends with the WhooPi Cushion

1 month 2 weeks ago

Learn about using switches and programming GPIO pins while you prank your friends with the Raspberry Pi-powered whoopee WhooPi Cushion! Whoopee cushion PRANK with a Raspberry Pi: HOW-TO Explore the world of Raspberry Pi physical computing with our free FutureLearn courses: http://rpf.io/futurelearn Free make your own Whoopi Cushion resource: http://rpf.io/whoopi For more information on Raspberry Pi and […]

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Alex Bate

Can you survive our free zombie resources?

1 month 2 weeks ago

Looking for something more exciting than pumpkin carving this Halloween weekend? Try your hand at our free new creepy, zombie-themed resources — perfect for both digital makers both living and undead! Pride and Prejudice for zombies If you’ve always imagined Lady Catherine de Bourgh as resembling one of the undead, you’re not alone. And if you […]

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Alex Bate

MagPi 63: build the arcade cabinet of your dreams

1 month 2 weeks ago

Hi folks, Rob from The MagPi here! Issue 63 is now available, and it’s a huge one: we finally show you how to create the ultimate Raspberry Pi arcade cabinet in our latest detailed tutorial, so get some quarters and your saw ready. The 16-page-long arcade machine instructions cover everything from the tools you need […]

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Rob Zwetsloot

The Poplawski’s Holiday Frights

1 month 2 weeks ago

After becoming internet-famous for their interactive Christmas lights, the Poplawskis have expanded their festive offerings this year with Holiday Frights, a fiendish collection of spooky decor controlled by a Raspberry Pi. The Poplawskis’ holiday lights Full of lights and inflatable decorations sprawling across the front lawn, the annual pi-powered Poplawski Christmas setup is something we […]

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Alex Bate

Ben’s Raspberry Pi Twilight Zone pinball hack

1 month 3 weeks ago

When Ben North was faced with the dilemma of his nine-year-old son wanting him to watch his pinball games while, at the same time, Ben should be doing housework, he came up with a brilliant hack. Ben decided to investigate the inner workings of his twenty-year-old Twilight Zone pinball machine to convert its score display […]

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Alex Bate

Twitter makers love Halloween

1 month 3 weeks ago

Halloween is almost upon us! In honour of one of the maker community’s favourite howlidays, here are some posts from enthusiastic makers on Twitter to get you inspired and prepared for the big event. Lorraine’s VR Puppet Lorraine Underwood on Twitter Using a @Raspberry_Pi with @pimoroni tilt hat to make a cool puppet for #Halloween […]

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Alex Bate