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From Wireframe issue 5: Breakthrough Brits in conversation

1 month ago

BAFTA-recognised developers Adrienne Law and Harry Nesbitt share their thoughts on making games, work-life balance, and more in this excerpt from Wireframe issue 5, available from today. It’s certainly ‘woollies and scarf’ weather now, but the low-hanging sun provides a beautiful backdrop as Adrienne and Harry make their daily short walk from home to the ustwo […]

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Ryan Lambie

Send audio messages to your loved ones

1 month ago

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, so why not make this adorable voice message device for your beloved? Love Birds : a Box to Send and Receive Telegram Audio Message How to make it: https://www.raspiaudio.com/lovebirds and https://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Birds-a-Box-to-Send-and-Receive-Telegram-Audi/ It’s a standalone device that receives send voice messages to your love, family or friend. Open the box, push […]

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Alex Bate

YouTube and Google Photos add-ons for your magic mirror

1 month ago

Bring YouTube videos, Google Photos, and more to your magic mirror, with third-party modules and the MagicMirror² open-source software platform. NEW Raspberry Pi Magic Mirror Modules! Today I walk you through two fun modules to add top your Raspberry Pi Magic Mirror! Music in this video was from Epidemic Sound! Green Screen Subscribe Button: Its Frida MAGIC […]

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Alex Bate

We’re hosting the UK’s first-ever Scratch Conference Europe

1 month ago

We are excited to announce that we will host the first-ever Scratch Conference Europe in the UK this summer: from Friday 23 to Sunday 25 August at Churchill College, Cambridge! Scratch Conference is a participatory event that gives hundreds of educators the chance to explore the creative ways in which people are programming and learning […]

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Helen Drury

Tinkernut’s Beginners’ Guide to SSH

1 month 1 week ago

We often mention SSH (Secure Shell) when we talk about headless Raspberry Pi projects — projects that involve accessing a Pi remotely. If you’re a coding creative who doesn’t know what SSH involves, we’ve got you covered with our comprehensive online guide to using SSH with your Raspberry Pi. You know who’s also got you covered? […]

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Alex Bate

Adding the Pi to Picasso with wireless digital graffiti

1 month 1 week ago

It looks like the Nintendo Wii Remote (Wiimote) has become a staple in many maker toolkits! Case in point: with the help of a Raspberry Pi and the cwiid Python library, David Pride turned the popular piece of tech into a giant digital graffiti spraycan. Using the Wiimote with a Raspberry Pi While it’s no longer being […]

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Alex Bate

Firefighter monitoring system at Coolest Projects

1 month 1 week ago

Parisa Khashayar is a high school freshman with a knack for coding. In September of 2018, Parisa had the chance to present her tech creation at Coolest Projects USA, and she made joint first place in the Hardware category. Since the sixth grade, Parisa has been teaching herself how to code; she has even taken […]

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Dana Augustin

Scratch 3, and upgrading our free resources

1 month 1 week ago

On 2 January, MIT released the latest version of their incredible visual programming language: Scratch 3! Scratch 3 is here We love Scratch — it’s the perfect starting point for young people who want to try coding, and we’re offering a huge variety of free Scratch project guides for all interests and coding abilities. Scratch […]

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Martin O'Hanlon

Bike dashcam from RaspiTV

1 month 4 weeks ago

It’s that time of year again: Pi Towers is locking its doors as we all scoot off into the night to spend some time with our families. There will be a special post on Christmas Day for people who have been given a new Raspberry Pi and need some pointers for getting started. Normal service […]

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Liz Upton

From HackSpace mag issue 14: DIY Geiger counters

1 month 4 weeks ago

In HackSpace magazine issue 14, out today, Cameron Norris writes about how citizen scientists at Tokyo Hackerspace took on the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Safecast is an independent citizen science project that emerged in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster to provide accurate, unbiased, and credible data on radiation exposure in Japan. On 11 March 2011, […]

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Andrew Gregory

MagPi 77: Make with code

1 month 4 weeks ago

Hey folks, Rob from The MagPi here! Before I head off on my Christmas holidays, I want to introduce you to The MagPi 77, where we teach you how to make with code. What do we mean by that? Well, using code to make things – whether that’s scripts, programs, or games on your Pi, […]

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Rob Zwetsloot

From Wireframe issue 4: Recovering Destiny’s long-lost soundtrack

1 month 4 weeks ago

Missing for five years, Destiny’s soundtrack album, Music of the Spheres, resurfaced in 2017. Composer Marty O’Donnell reflects on what happened, in this excerpt from Wireframe issue 4, available tomorrow, 20 December. When Bungie unveiled its space-opera shooter Destiny in February 2013, it marked the end of two years of near silence from the creators […]

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Ian Dransfield

Toddler nightlight/stay-in-bed device

2 months ago

Living with a toddler is the best thing. It really is. Seen through their eyes, everything you’re jaded about becomes new and exciting. Every piece of music is new. Frog and Toad are real people. Someone doesn’t care that you’re really, really bad at drawing, believing that you’re actually a kind of cross between Leonardo and […]

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Liz Upton

Christmas lights 2018

2 months ago

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! There’s much mistletoeing, and hearts will be glowing – as will thousands of Raspberry Pi-enabled Christmas light displays around the world. This morning I have mostly been spending my virtual time by a roadside in snowy Poland, inflicting carols on passers-by. (It turns out that the Polish […]

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Liz Upton

Making Robot Friends with the Crickit HAT for Raspberry Pi

2 months ago

Here’s a guest post from our good friend Limor Fried, MIT hacker and engineer, Forbes Top Woman in Tech, and, of course, Founder of Adafruit. She’s just released a new add-on for the Pi that we’re really excited about: we think you’ll like the look of it too. Sometimes we wonder if robotics engineers ever […]

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Liz Upton

Staff Picademy and the sacrificial Babbage

2 months ago

Refill the coffee machine, unpack the sacrificial Babbages, and refresh the micro SD cards — it’s staff Picademy time! Staff Picademy Once a year, when one of our all-staff meeting brings together members of the Raspberry Pi team from across the globe, we host staff Picademy at our office. It’s two days of making and breaking […]

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Alex Bate

Minecraft-controlled real world Christmas tree

2 months ago

Interact with the real world via the block world, with the Minecraft-controlled Christmas tree from the team at BroCraft Gaming. Illuminating David Stevens of BroCraft Gaming reached out to us last month to let us know about the real-life Christmas tree he and his team were planning to hack using Minecraft. Intriguing? Obviously. And after […]

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Alex Bate

Google AIY Projects Kit vs Star Wars Porgs

2 months 1 week ago

Here at Pi Towers, we have a love/hate relationship with the Star Wars creatures known as Porgs. Love, because anything cute and annoying will instantly get our attention; hate, primarily because of this GIF: So when hackster.io tweeted about the following project, you can imagine the unfiltered excitement and fear with which I shared the link […]

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