Monthly Archive: December 2017

Thank you for my new Raspberry Pi, Santa! What next? 0

Thank you for my new Raspberry Pi, Santa! What next?

Note: the Pi Towers team have peeled away from their desks to spend time with their families over the festive season, and this blog will be quiet for a while as a result. We’ll...

Journeying with green sea turtles and the Arribada Initiative 0

Journeying with green sea turtles and the Arribada Initiative

Today, a guest post: Alasdair Davies, co-founder of Naturebytes, ZSL London’s Conservation Technology Specialist and Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow, shares the work of the Arribada Initiative. The project uses the Raspberry Pi Zero and camera module...

Journeying with green sea turtles and the Arribada Initiative 0

Journeying with green sea turtles and the Arribada Initiative

Today, a guest post: Alasdair Davies, co-founder of Naturebytes, ZSL London’s Conservation Technology Specialist and Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow, shares the work of the Arribada Initiative. The project uses the Raspberry Pi Zero and camera module...

HackSpace magazine 2: 3D printing and cheese making 0

HackSpace magazine 2: 3D printing and cheese making

After an incredible response to our first issue of HackSpace magazine last month, we’re excited to announce today’s release of issue 2, complete with cheese making, digital braille, and…a crochet Cthulhu? Your spaces This...

MagPi 65: Newbies Guide, and something brand new! 0

MagPi 65: Newbies Guide, and something brand new!

Hey folks, Rob from The MagPi here! We know many people might be getting their very first Raspberry Pi this Christmas, and excitedly wondering “what do I do with it?” While we can’t tell...

The deep learning Santa/Not Santa detector 0

The deep learning Santa/Not Santa detector

Did you see Mommy kissing Santa Claus? Or was it simply an imposter? The Not Santa detector is here to help solve the mystery once and for all. Building a “Not Santa” detector on the...

Rosie the Countdown champion 0

Rosie the Countdown champion

Beating the contestants at Countdown: is it cheating if you happen to know every word in the English dictionary? Rosie plays Countdown Allow your robots to join in the fun this Christmas with a...

All the lights, all of the twinkly lights 0

All the lights, all of the twinkly lights

Twinkly lights are to Christmas what pumpkins are to Halloween. And when you add a Raspberry Pi to your light show, the result instantly goes from “Meh, yeah.” to “OMG, wow!” Here are some...

Digital making for new parents 0

Digital making for new parents

Solving problems that are meaningful to us is at the core of our approach to teaching and learning about technology here at the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Over the last eight months, I’ve noticed that...

Matt’s steampunk radio jukebox 0

Matt’s steampunk radio jukebox

Matt Van Gastel breathed new life into his great-grandparents’ 1930s Westinghouse with a Raspberry Pi, an amplifier HAT, Google Music, and some serious effort. The result is a really beautiful, striking piece. The radio...