Pioneers winners: Make it outdoors challenge

To everyone’s surprise, the sun has actually managed to show its face this summer in Britain! So we’re not feeling too guilty for having asked the newest crop of Pioneers to Make it outdoors . In fact, the 11- to 16-year-olds that took part in our second digital making challenge not only made things that celebrate the outdoors – some of them actually carted their entire coding setup into the garden.

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Raspberry Pi: How I built an OctaPi-style computing cluster – ZDNet

ZDNet Raspberry Pi : How I built an OctaPi-style computing cluster ZDNet The inspiration for this post (and this project) came from something that I recently read in the Raspberry Pi blog. I would like to start out by saying if you are interested in computers, programming, DIY electronics, space exploration, or just …

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A homebrew Pi kit for home brewing

While the rest of us are forced to leave the house to obtain a tasty brew, beer master Christoper Aedo has incorporated a Raspberry Pi into his home brewing system for ultimate ‘sit-back-and-relax’ homebrew home brew. KEG! KEG! KEG! KEG! I drink and I know things Having brewed his own beer for several years, Christopher was no novice in the pursuit of creating the perfect pint*

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CoderDojo Coolest Projects 2017

When I heard we were merging with CoderDojo , I was delighted. CoderDojo is a wonderful organisation with a spectacular community, and it’s going to be great to join forces with the team and work towards our common goal: making a difference to the lives of young people by making technology accessible to them. You may remember that last year Philip and I went along to Coolest Projects , CoderDojo’s annual event at which their global community showcase their best makes.

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Estefannie’s GPS-Controlled GoPro Photo Taker

Are you tired of having to take selfies physically? Do you only use your GoPro for the occasional beach vacation? Are you maybe even wondering what to do with the load of velcro you bought on a whim?

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A rather dandy Pi-assisted Draisine

It’s time to swap pedal power for relaxed strides with the Raspberry Pi-assisted Draisine from bicyle-modding pro Prof. Holger Hermanns. So dandy… A Draisine… If you have children yourself or have seen them in the wild on occasion, you may be aware of how much they like balance bikes – bicycle frames without pedals, propelled by striding while sitting on the seat.

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