Eight(ish) Raspberry Pi projects for the summer

The sun is actually shining here in Cambridge, and with it, summer-themed Raspberry Pi projects are sprouting like mushrooms across our UK-based community (even though mushrooms don’t like hot weather…). So we thought we’d gather some of our favourite Pi-powered projects perfect for the sun-drenched outdoors. Air quality monitors and solar radiation With the sun out in all its glory, we’re spending far more time outside than is usual for UK summer

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How to build a competiton-ready Raspberry Pi robot

With the recent announcement of the 2019 Pi Wars dates, we’ve collected some essential online resources to help you get started in the world of competitive robots. Robotics 101 Before you can strap chainsaws and flamethrowers to your robot, you need to learn some basics. Sorry.

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Get a massive slice of Raspberry Pi courses for only $19 – Mashable

Mashable Get a massive slice of Raspberry Pi courses for only $19 Mashable In 2012, upon discovering that the number of students wanting to study IT at the University of Cambridge had dwindled dramatically, Eben Upton began brainstorming for a gimmick to increase the number of enrollees. So he came up with the Raspberry Pi . and more »

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Pi 3B+: 48 hours later

Unless you’ve been AFK for the last two days, you’ll no doubt be aware of the release of the brand-spanking-new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ . With faster connectivity, more computing power, Power over Ethernet (PoE) pins, and the same $35 price point, the new board has been a hit across all our social media accounts! So while we wind down from launch week, let’s all pull up a chair, make yet another cup of coffee, and look through some of our favourite reactions from the last 48 hours. Twitter Our Twitter mentions were refreshing at hyperspeed on Wednesday, as you all began to hear the news and spread the word about the newest member to the Raspberry Pi family

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Latest version of best-selling Raspberry Pi launched – ITV News

ITV News Latest version of best-selling Raspberry Pi launched ITV News The inventor of the Raspberry Pi has revealed the latest version of the best selling computer. The Raspberry Pi , developed in Cambridge, is Britain's biggest computer success story with over 19 million sold around the world. Physicist Eben Upton, the …

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Get up to speed on all things Raspberry Pi with this course – Mashable

Mashable Get up to speed on all things Raspberry Pi with this course Mashable A partnership between Broadcom and the University of Cambridge, the U.K. based Raspberry Pi Foundation creates credit card-sized computers that promote learning how to code and educational research. Since the computers went on the market in 2012, ..

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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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