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An elephant being eaten by a snake: Easter eggs on your Pi

1 month 3 weeks ago

Grab your Raspberry Pi, everyone — we’re going on an Easter egg hunt, and all of you are invited! When they’re not chocolate, Easter eggs are hidden content in movies, games, DVD menus, and computers. So open a terminal window and try the following: 1. A little attitude Type aptitude moo into the terminal window and […]

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Alex Bate

Alex’s quick and easy digital making Easter egg hunt

1 month 4 weeks ago

Looking to incorporate some digital making into your Easter weekend? You’ve come to the right place! With a Raspberry Pi, a few wires, and some simple code, you can take your festivities to the next level — here’s how! If you logged in to watch our Instagram live-stream yesterday, you’ll have seen me put together […]

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Alex Bate

Take home Mugsy, the Raspberry Pi coffee robot

1 month 4 weeks ago

We love Mugsy, the Raspberry Pi coffee robot that has smashed its crowdfunding goal within days! Our latest YouTube video shows our catch-up with Mugsy and its creator Matthew Oswald at Maker Faire New York last year. MUGSY THE RASPBERRY PI COFFEE ROBOT #MFNYC Uploaded by Raspberry Pi on 2018-03-22. Mugsy Labelled ‘the world’s first hackable, […]

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Alex Bate

SoFi, the underwater robotic fish

2 months ago

With the Greenland shark finally caught on video for the very first time, scientists and engineers are discussing the limitations of current marine monitoring technology. One significant advance comes from the CSAIL team at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT): SoFi, the robotic fish. A Robotic Fish Swims in the Ocean More info: http://bit.ly/SoFiRobot Paper: http://robert.katzschmann.eu/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/katzschmann2018exploration.pdf The […]

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Alex Bate

Astro Pi upgrades launch today!

2 months ago

Before our beloved SpaceDave left the Raspberry Pi Foundation to join the ranks of the European Space Agency (ESA) — and no, we’re still not jealous *ahem* — he kindly drafted us one final blog post about the Astro Pi upgrades heading to the International Space Station today! So here it is. Enjoy! We are […]

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David Honess

Our 2017 Annual Review

2 months ago

Each year we take stock at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, looking back at what we’ve achieved over the previous twelve months. We’ve just published our Annual Review for 2017, reflecting on the progress we’ve made as a foundation and a community towards putting the power of digital making in the hands of people all over […]

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Oliver Quinlan

Join us at Raspberry Fields 2018!

2 months 1 week ago

This summer, the Raspberry Pi Foundation is bringing you an all-new community event taking place in Cambridge, UK! Raspberry Fields On the weekend of Saturday 30 June and Sunday 1 July 2018, the Pi Towers team, with lots of help from our community of young people, educators, hobbyists, and tech enthusiasts, will be running Raspberry […]

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Helen Drury

Pi 3B+: 48 hours later

2 months 1 week ago

Unless you’ve been AFK for the last two days, you’ll no doubt be aware of the release of the brand-spanking-new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+. With faster connectivity, more computing power, Power over Ethernet (PoE) pins, and the same $35 price point, the new board has been a hit across all our social media accounts! […]

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Alex Bate

Raspbian update: supporting different screen sizes

2 months 1 week ago

You may have noticed that we released a updated Raspbian software image yesterday. While the main reason for the new image was to provide support for the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, the image also includes, alongside the usual set of bug fixes and minor tweaks, one significant chunk of new functionality that is […]

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Simon Long

Raspberry Jam Big Birthday Weekend 2018 roundup

2 months 1 week ago

A couple of weekends ago, we celebrated our sixth birthday by coordinating more than 100 simultaneous Raspberry Jam events around the world. The Big Birthday Weekend was a huge success: our fantastic community organised Jams in 40 countries, covering six continents! We sent the Jams special birthday kits to help them celebrate in style, and […]

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Ben Nuttall

One LED Matrix Table to rule them all

2 months 2 weeks ago

Germany-based Andreas Rottach’s multi-purpose LED table is an impressive build within a gorgeous-looking body. Play games, view (heavily pixelated) images, and become hypnotised by flashy lights, once you’ve built your own using his newly released tutorial. LED-Matrix Table – 300 LEDs – Raspberry Pi – C++ Engine – Custom Controllers This is a short presentation […]

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Alex Bate

PipeCam: the low-cost underwater camera

2 months 2 weeks ago

Fred Fourie is building a low-cost underwater camera for shallow deployment, and his prototypes are already returning fascinating results. You can build your own PipeCam, and explore the undiscovered depths with a Raspberry Pi and off-the-shelf materials. Materials and build In its latest iteration, PipeCam consists of a 110mm PVC waste pipe with fittings and a […]

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Alex Bate

Coding is for girls

2 months 2 weeks ago

Less than four years ago, Magda Jadach was convinced that programming wasn’t for girls. On International Women’s Day, she tells us how she discovered that it definitely is, and how she embarked on the new career that has brought her to Raspberry Pi as a software developer. “Coding is for boys”, “in order to be […]

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magda

LED cubes and how to map them

2 months 2 weeks ago

Taking inspiration from a cube he had filmed at the 34th Chaos Communication Congress in Leipzig, Germany, polyfloyd gathered friends Sebastius and Boekenwuurm together to create their own. https://polyfloyd.net/img/opengl-shaders-ledcube/shaders-glsl.webm The build As polyfloyd’s blog post for the project notes, Sebastius led the way with the hardware portion of the build. The cube is made from six […]

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Alex Bate

Voice-controlled magnification glasses

2 months 2 weeks ago

Go hands-free in the laboratory or makerspace with Mauro Pichiliani’s voice-controlled magnification glasses. Voice Controlled Glasses With Magnifying Lens This video presents the project MoveLens: a voice controlled glasses with magnifying lens. It was the my entry for the Voice Activated context on unstructables. Check the step by step guide at Voice Controlled Glasses With […]

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Alex Bate