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Pi-Rex: a bark-activated door opener for dogs

Here’s a weekend project from Dave Hunt for dog owners whose best friends can’t work out whether they want to be inside or outside. Dave came up with Pi-Rex when the sleep deprivation caused by his new dog barking to be let in or out alternately became too much to bear.

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Ziphius, the Pi-powered aquatic drone, now on Kickstarter

We first came across Ziphius when Rob Bishop went to do some talks and workshops in Portugal. Ziphius is a Pi-powered aquatic drone, equipped with cameras, who displays autonomous behaviour and can also be controlled from your phone or tablet. I say “who” rather than “which” because despite the lack of a face, arms or legs, Ziphius has a very singular character and, once powering through the waves, seems oddly cheerful and friendly

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First beta of XBian 1.0 for Raspberry Pi – The H

First beta of XBian 1.0 for Raspberry Pi The H Xbian logo The first beta version of XBian 1.0, a media centre Linux distribution for the Raspberry Pi mini-computer, is now available. Since the alpha, the developers have made XBMC Frodo 12.2 the default; that version of XBMC contains many

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Microsoft man and Raspberry Pi both get Silver Medals – Cambridge News

Microsoft man and Raspberry Pi both get Silver Medals Cambridge News He currently works at Broadcom in the city, while his wife, Liz, friends and colleagues runs the Raspberry Pi Foundation, which sold out within a few minutes of launching its Model B and took more than 100,000 pre-orders. To date more than 1.3 million …

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Raspberry Pi used as Block Erupter controller for bitcoin mining – CoinDesk

Geek Raspberry Pi used as Block Erupter controller for bitcoin mining CoinDesk As unlikely as it sounds, the Adafruit learning blog (via the Hackaday blog) has just shown off a Raspberry Pi based bitcoin miner. For those who haven't heard of the Raspberry Pi , it's a small computer on a single circuit board that was designed to be

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