FRED-209 Nerf gun tank

David Pride, known to many of you as an active member of our maker community, has done it again! His FRED-209 build combines a Nerf gun, 3D printing, a Raspberry Pi Zero, and robotics to make one neat remotely controlled Nerf tank. FRED-209 – 3D printed Raspberry Pi Nerf Tank Uploaded by David Pride on 2017-09-17. A Nerf gun for FRED-209 David says he worked on FRED-209 over the summer in order to have some fun with Nerf guns, which weren’t around when he was a kid

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Announcing the Raspberry Jam Big Birthday Weekend 2018

For the last few years , we have held a big Raspberry Pi community event in Cambridge around Raspberry Pi’s birthday , where people have come together for a huge party with talks, workshops, and more. We want more people to have the chance to join in with our birthday celebrations next year, so we’re going to be coordinating Raspberry Jams all over the world to take place over the Raspberry Jam Big Birthday Weekend, 3–4 March 2018

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Raspberry Pi creators win top UK engineering prize – Financial Times

Financial Times Raspberry Pi creators win top UK engineering prize Financial Times The team behind a credit card-sized computer designed to enthuse schoolchildren about coding and now used across industry has been awarded one of Britain's most prestigious engineering prizes. The Raspberry Pi was launched in 2012 as a low-cost … Raspberry Pi scores UK's top engineering award BBC News Raspberry Pi engineers another MacRobert win for Cambridge Business Weekly all 3 news articles »

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Darktrace and Raspberry Pi in the running for MacRobert Award – Business Weekly

Business Weekly Darktrace and Raspberry Pi in the running for MacRobert Award Business Weekly The Cambridge technology cluster has demonstrated its unprecedented health by Raspberry Pi and Darktrace being named as two of the three finalists for the UK's top engineering accolade – the MacRobert Award. The winner of the MacRobert Award, ..

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Sandwich Together a Raspberry Pi Laptop – Hackaday

Hackaday Sandwich Together a Raspberry Pi Laptop Hackaday Ever since the Raspberry Pi was released to an eager public just over five years ago there is one project that seems to have been tackled more frequently than any other using the small computer from Cambridge: that of making a laptop with Pi for brains. and more »

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Harry Potter and the Real-Life Wizard Duel

Walk around the commons of Cambridge and you’re bound to see one or more of the Cambridge University Quidditch Club  players mounted upon sticks with a makeshift quaffle. But try as they might, their broomsticks will never send them soaring through the air

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Pi Wars 2017 is just a few days away!

On 1-2  April, Cambridge Raspberry Jam will be hosting Pi Wars 2017 , the latest iteration of their successful robotics challenge competition. For those unfamiliar with the setup, Pi Wars contestants use home-brew Raspberry Pi-powered robots to compete across seven challenge courses. There’s also a host of other categories, including prizes for Artistic and Technical Merit, as well as an award for ‘Funniest Robot’! With only a few days to go until the big weekend, we’ve wrangled Pi Wars 2017 hosts, Mike and Tim, to give us the lowdown on everything you need to know before the main event

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Raspberry Pi Turns 5 and Fans Show Off Its Flexibility – Shacknews

Raspberry Pi Turns 5 and Fans Show Off Its Flexibility Shacknews The Raspberry Pi is five years old now, and fans of the small computer got together at a Pi Party in Cambridge as part of a birthday weekend to celebrate. Much of the event revolved around showcasing what the single-board Pi could do through showcases …

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