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Build your own Commodore PET model 8032

5 hours 48 minutes ago

Build a mini version of one of history’s most iconic personal computers with Lorenzo ‘Tin Cat’ Herrera and his Commodore PET Mini, which is based on the Commodore PET model 8032. Commodore PET Mini Retrowave intro 3D Print your own Commodore PET Mini retro computer with a Raspberry Pi and Retropie for retro gaming or retro emulation. […]

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Alex Bate

Inside the Dreamcast homebrew scene | Wireframe issue 7

4 days 8 hours ago

Despite its apparent death 17 years ago, the Sega Dreamcast still has a hardcore group of developers behind it. We uncover their stories in this excerpt from Wireframe issue 7, available now. In 1998, the release of the Dreamcast gave Sega an opportunity to turn around its fortunes in the home console market. The firm’s […]

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Ryan Lambie

GPIO Zero v1.5 is here!

5 days 8 hours ago

GPIO Zero is a zero-boilerplate Python library that makes physical computing with Python more accessible and helps people progress from zero to hero. Today, I’m pleased to announce the release of GPIO Zero v1.5.0. It’s packed full of updates, including new features, bug fixes, and lots of improvements to the documentation. Guido, the creator of […]

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Ben Nuttall

Jenni Sidey inspires young women in science with Astro Pi

1 week ago

Today, ESA Education and the Raspberry Pi Foundation are proud to celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! In support of this occasion and to encourage young women to enter a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), CSA astronaut Jenni Sidey discusses why she believes computing and digital making skills are […]

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Erin Brindley

Stereoscopic photography with StereoPi and a Raspberry Pi

1 week 3 days ago

StereoPi allows users to attached two Camera Modules to their Raspberry Pi Compute Module — it’s a great tool for building stereoscopic cameras, 360º monitors, and virtual reality rigs. StereoPi draft 1 No Description My love for stereoscopic photography goes way back My great-uncle Eric was a keen stereoscopic photographer and member of The Stereoscopic Society. […]

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Alex Bate

Guess what…

1 week 4 days ago

Raspberry Pi Store – NOW OPEN #RPiStore We opened a store! Visit us in the Grand Arcade, Cambridge, UK, and follow #RPiStore for more photos and funtimes! Raspberry Pi Store First Floor Grand Arcade Cambridge OPEN FROM 9am #RPiStore   For more information, visit the Raspberry Pi Store webpage.

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Alex Bate

How do you define ‘maker’?

1 week 5 days ago

In our brand-new video, we ask some of our favourite content creators how they define the word ‘maker’, and what being a maker means to them. How do you define ‘maker’? We asked some of our favourite content creators how they define the word ‘maker’, and what being a maker means to them. Joel Telling […]

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Alex Bate

Celebrate our seventh birthday at a Raspberry Jam near you!

1 week 6 days ago

Seven years ago, the Raspberry Pi was launched, and that kickstarted everything the Foundation has done. We always celebrate this “birthday” with community-focused events, and this year on the first March weekend, we are again coordinating local Jams all over the world so you can join the party! Calling all community members Whether you’re a […]

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Ben Nuttall

Monitoring insects at the Victoria and Albert Museum

2 weeks ago

A simple Raspberry Pi camera setup is helping staff at the Victoria and Albert Museum track and identify insects that are threatening priceless exhibits. The problem with bugs Bugs: there’s no escaping them. Whether it’s ants in your kitchen or cockroaches in your post-apocalyptic fallout shelter, insects have a habit of inconveniently infesting edifices, intent on damaging beloved belongings. […]

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Alex Bate

Upcycle a vintage TV with the Raspberry Pi TV HAT | The MagPi #78

2 weeks 4 days ago

When Martin Mander’s portable Hitachi television was manufactured in 1975, there were just three UK channels and you’d need to leave the comfort of your sofa in order to switch between them. Today, we have multiple viewing options and even a cool Raspberry Pi TV HAT that lets us enjoy DVB-T2 broadcasts via a suitable […]

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Rob Zwetsloot

Our ultimate guide to running your own Coolest Projects event

2 weeks 5 days ago

Coolest Projects, our world-leading technology fair for young people, takes place in seven countries this year: Ireland, the UK, USA, Netherlands, Belgium, Bulgaria, and Milan in Italy. Volunteer-led Coolest Projects events Teams of marvellous volunteers organise and run the events in the Netherlands, Belgium, Bulgaria, and Milan! They are doing incredible work to give children […]

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Sinead Gleeson

Spirit Animal: a guitar with a built-in synthesiser

2 weeks 6 days ago

UK-based Lucem Custom Instruments has teamed up with Seattle’s Tracktion Corporation to create an electric guitar with a built-in Raspberry Pi synthesiser, which they call Spirit Animal. The Spirit Animal concept guitar We love seeing the Raspberry Pi incorporated into old technology such as radios, games consoles and unwanted toys. And we also love Pi-based music projects. […]

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Alex Bate

Disable ‘always-listening’ on your smart home assistant

3 weeks 3 days ago

Project Alias, the newest creation of Amsterdam-based maker Bjørn Karmann, allows you to rename your home assistant and, more importantly, paralyse the device’s always-on listening function — for better security. Project Alias Alias is a teachable “parasite” that is designed to give users more control over their smart assistants, both when it comes to customisation […]

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Alex Bate

Picademy North America dates for 2019

3 weeks 5 days ago

Hooray, Picademy is back! We’re excited to bring our free computer science and digital making professional development program for educators to three new cities this summer: Picademy 2019 dates We’re thrilled to kick off our 2019 season, partnering with three new venues: we’ll be at Computer History Museum in the Bay Area the first week […]

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Andrew Collins

Clap on, clap off with the Raspberry Pi Clapper 👏👏

3 weeks 6 days ago

While many people use off-the-shelf automation setups for their electrical appliances, Ash Puckett’s Raspberry Pi Clapper pays homage to the king of infomercial classics. Remember this? The Clapper (1989) Uploaded by Travis Doucette on 2013-06-03. Build your own Raspberry Pi Clapper Sometimes, the best Raspberry Pi projects don’t need thousands of lines of code and a […]

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Alex Bate

Raspberry Pi-monitored chemical reactor 💥

4 weeks ago

In Hello World issue 7, Steven Weir introduces a Raspberry Pi into the classroom to monitor a classic science experiment. A Raspberry Pi can be used to monitor the reaction between hydrochloric acid and sodium thiosulphate to complement a popular GCSE Chemistry practical. The rate of reaction between hydrochloric acid and sodium thiosulphate is typically […]

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Alex Bate

Is this the most ‘all-in-one’ a computer can possibly be?

1 month ago

Electronic Grenade’s Computer Mouse is the turducken of the tech world, stuffed so full of computing gubbins that you genuinely don’t need anything else. Don’t believe us? See for yourself: The “Computer” Mouse: A DIY Project The computer mouse is an entire laptop computer in mouse form that uses the raspberry pi zero W as […]

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