Dialekt-o-maten vending machine

At some point, many of you will have become exasperated with your AI personal assistant for not understanding you due to your accent – or worse, your fantastic regional dialect! A vending machine from Coca-Cola Sweden turns this issue inside out: the Dialekt-o-maten rewards users with a free soft drink for speaking in a Swedish regional dialect. The world’s first vending machine where you pay with a dialect! Thirsty fans along with journalists were invited to try Dialekt-o-maten at Stureplan in central Stockholm.

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Digitising film reels with Pi Film Capture

Joe Herman’s Pi Film Capture project combines old projectors and a stepper motor with a Raspberry Pi and a Raspberry Pi Camera Module , to transform his grandfather’s 8- and 16-mm home movies into glorious digital films.

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Create a text-based adventure game with FutureLearn

Learning with Raspberry Pi has never been so easy! We’re adding a new course to FutureLearn today, and you can take part anywhere in the world. FutureLearn: the story so far… In February 2017, we were delighted to launch two free online CPD training courses on the FutureLearn platform, available anywhere in the world. Since the launch, more than 30,000 educators have joined these courses:  Teaching Programming in Primary Schools , and Teaching Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi and Python

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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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Mod your Nerf gun with a Pi

Michael Darby, who blogs at 314reactor , has created a new Raspberry Pi build, and it’s pretty darn cool. Though it’s not the first Raspberry Pi-modded Nerf gun we’ve seen, it’s definitely one of the most complex! Nerf Gun Ammo Counter / Range Finder – Raspberry Pi An ammo counter and range finder made from a Raspberry Pi for a Nerf Gun. Nerf guns Nerf guns are toy dart guns that have been on the market since the early 1990s.

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Michael Reeves and the ridiculous Subscriber Robot

At the beginning of his new build’s video, YouTuber Michael Reeves discusses a revelation he had about why some people don’t subscribe to his channel: The real reason some people don’t subscribe is that when you hit this button, that’s all, that’s it, it’s done. It’s not special, it’s not enjoyable. So how do we make subscribing a fun, enjoyable process?

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OK Google, be aesthetically pleasing

Maker Andrew Jones took a Raspberry Pi and the Google Assistant SDK and created a gorgeous-looking, and highly functional, alternative to store-bought smart speakers. Raspberry Pi Google AI Assistant In this video I get an “Ok Google” voice activated AI assistant running on a raspberry pi. I also hand make a nice wooden box for it to live in.

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Darth Beats: Star Wars LEGO gets a musical upgrade

Dan Aldred, Raspberry Pi Certified Educator and creator of the website TeCoEd , has built Darth Beats by managing to fit a Pi Zero W and a Pimoroni Speaker pHAT into a LEGO Darth Vader alarm clock! The Pi force is strong with this one. Darth Beats MP3 Player Pimoroni Speaker pHAT and Raspberry Pi Zero W embedded into a Lego Darth Vader Alarm clock to create – “Darth Beats MP3 Player”. Video demonstrating all the features and functions of the project

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