Hello World Issue 3: Approaching Assessment

It’s the beginning of a new school year, and the latest issue of Hello World is here! Hello World is our magazine about computing and digital making for educators, and it’s a collaboration between The Raspberry Pi Foundation and Computing at School , part of the British Computing Society . In issue 3, our international panel of experts takes an in-depth look at assessment in computer science. Approaching assessment, and much more Our cover feature explores innovative, practical, and effective approaches to testing and learning.

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Sean’s DIY Bitcoin Lottery with a Raspberry Pi

After several explorations into the world of 3D printing , and fresh off the back of his $5 fidget spinner crowd funding campaign , Sean Hodgins brings us his latest project: a DIY Bitcoin Lottery! DIY Bitcoin Lottery with a Raspberry Pi Build your own lottery! Thingiverse Files: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2494568 Pi How-to: http://www.idlehandsproject.com/raspberry-pi-bitcoin-lottery/ Instructables: https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bitcoin-Lottery-With-Raspberry-Pi/ Send me bitcoins if you want! What is Bitcoin mining? According to the internet, Bitcoin mining is: [A] record-keeping service.

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Raspberry Pi ATX PSU Power HAT (video) – Geeky Gadgets

Raspberry Pi ATX PSU Power HAT (video) Geeky Gadgets The new Pi HAT enables you to power your Raspberry Pi projects and boards as well as being able to control the shutdown of the Raspberry Pi and its operating system so you can correctly closedown the computer without any chance of corrupting your files …

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Tweet The Power Of Lightning! – Hackaday

Hackaday Tweet The Power Of Lightning! Hackaday Tingling at the possibility of connecting with lightning's awesome power in one shape or another, [Hexalyse] combined AMS's lightning sensor chip with a Raspberry Pi and a whipped up a spot of Python code to tweet the approach of a potential storm.

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OctaPi: cluster computing and cryptography

When I was a teacher, a question I was constantly asked by curious students was, “Can you teach us how to hack?” Turning this idea on its head, and teaching the techniques behind some of our most important national cyber security measures, is an excellent way of motivating students to do good.

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Softly To Sleep, My Raspberry Pi – Hackaday

Hackaday Softly To Sleep, My Raspberry Pi Hackaday For all their capacity, shutting down a Raspberry Pi can be a bothersome routine depending on how you have it set up — historically and abrupt cut to the power risks corrupting the SD card. [madlab5] had to make a few changes to a Pi running in …

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BackMap, the haptic navigation system

At this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt NY hackathon, one team presented BackMap , a haptic feedback system which helps visually impaired people to navigate cities and venues. It is assisted by a Raspberry Pi and integrated into a backpack.

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Game Boy Mod Uses Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 – Hackaday

Hackaday Game Boy Mod Uses Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 Hackaday [inches] wanted the power of a Raspberry Pi 3 in a form factor closer to the Pi Zero for a Game Boy mod. This led him to design a custom PCB to interface with one of the less popular items in the Raspberry Pi line: the Compute Module 3

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