Firefighter monitoring system at Coolest Projects

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 classes during school holidays to further develop her learning.

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Coolest Projects: it’s for the whole family!

Wherever in the world I meet members of the Raspberry Pi community, I am always amazed by their enthusiasm for learning and making. And I often meet families that are enjoying computing together: kids who have introduced their parents to something that’s a whole new world for them, adults who are sharing a hobby they love with their children or grandchildren or nieces and nephews, and whole families that are learning alongside one another

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Alex’s quick and easy digital making Easter egg hunt

Looking to incorporate some digital making into your Easter weekend? You’ve come to the right place! With a Raspberry Pi, a few wires, and some simple code, you can take your festivities to the next level — here’s how! If you logged in to watch our Instagram live-stream yesterday , you’ll have seen me put together a simple egg carton and some wires to create circuits. These circuits, when closed by way of a foil-wrapped chocolate egg, instruct a Raspberry Pi to reveal the whereabouts of a larger chocolate egg! Make it You’ll need an egg carton, two male-to-female jumper wire, and two crocodile leads for each egg you use

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HackSpace magazine 5: Inside Adafruit

There’s a new issue of HackSpace magazine on the shelves today, and as usual it’s full of things to make and do! Adafruit We love making hardware, and we’d also love to turn this hobby into a way to make a living. So in the hope of picking up a few tips, we spoke to the woman behind Adafruit: Limor Fried, aka Ladyada. Adafruit has played a massive part in bringing the maker movement into homes and schools, so we’re chuffed to have Limor’s words of wisdom in the magazine

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Raspberry Jam Big Birthday Weekend 2018 roundup

A couple of weekends ago, we celebrated our sixth birthday by coordinating more than 100 simultaneous Raspberry Jam events around the world. The Big Birthday Weekend was a huge success: our fantastic community organised Jams in 40 countries, covering six continents! We sent the Jams special birthday kits to help them celebrate in style, and a video message featuring a thank you from Philip and Eben: Raspberry Jam Big Birthday Weekend 2018 To celebrate the Raspberry Pi’s sixth birthday, we coordinated Raspberry Jams all over the world to take place over the Raspberry Jam Big Birthday Weekend, 3-4 March 2018. A massive thank you to everyone who ran an event and attended

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