Hacker House’s Zero W–powered automated gardener

Are the plants in your home or office looking somewhat neglected? Then build an automated gardener using a Raspberry Pi Zero W, with help from the team at Hacker House. Make a Raspberry Pi Automated Gardener See how we built it, including our materials, code, and supplemental instructions, on Hackster.io: https://www.hackster.io/hackerhouse/automated-indoor-gardener-a90907 With how busy our lives are, it’s sometimes easy to forget to pay a little attention to your thirsty indoor plants until it’s too late and you are left with a crusty pile of yellow carcasses

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When tiny robot COZMO met our tiny Raspberry Pi

Hack your COZMO for ultimate control, using a Raspberry Pi and this tutorial from Instructables user Marcelo ‘mjrovai’ Rovai . Cozmo – RPi 4 Full integration The complete tutorial can be found here: https://www.instructables.com/id/When-COZMO-the-Robot-Meets-the-Raspberry-Pi/ COZMO COZMO is a Python-programmable robot from ANKI that boasts a variety of on-board sensors and a camera, and that can be controlled via an app or via code. To get an idea of how COZMO works, check out this rather excitable video from the wonderful Mayim Bialik.

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DesignSpark Pmod adapter for the Raspberry Pi – New Electronics

DesignSpark Pmod adapter for the Raspberry Pi New Electronics RS says this has broken new ground, as it is the first DesignSpark-branded product released in conjunction with one of its suppliers. The board is apparently supported by some examples of Python software code, which have been developed specifically ..

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Raspberry Pi Spy’s Alexa Skill

With Raspberry Pi projects using home assistant services such as Amazon Alexa and Google Home becoming more and more popular, we invited Raspberry Pi maker Matt ‘ Raspberry Pi Spy ‘ Hawkins to write a guest post about his latest project, the Pi Spy Alexa Skill.

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e-paper pocket money tracker using Monzo pots

Jason Barnett used the pots feature of the Monzo banking API to create a simple e-paper display so that his kids can keep track of their pocket money. Monzo For those outside the UK: Monzo is a smartphone-based bank that allows costumers to manage their money and payment cards via an app, removing the bank clerk middleman. In the Monzo banking app, users can set up pots, which allow them to organise their money into various, you guessed it, pots

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Build a Binary Clock with engineerish

Standard clocks with easily recognisable numbers are so last season. Who wants to save valuable seconds simply telling the time, when a series of LEDs and numerical notation can turn every time query into an adventure in mathematics

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MagPi 65: Newbies Guide, and something brand new!

Hey folks, Rob from The MagPi here! We know many people might be getting their very first Raspberry Pi this Christmas, and excitedly wondering “what do I do with it?” While we can’t tell you exactly what to do with your Pi, we can show you how to immerse yourself in the world of Raspberry Pi and be inspired by our incredible community, and that’s the topic of The MagPi 65 , out today tomorrow (we’re a day early because we’re simply TOO excited about the special announcement below!).

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Rosie the Countdown champion

Beating the contestants at Countdown: is it cheating if you happen to know every word in the English dictionary? Rosie plays Countdown Allow your robots to join in the fun this Christmas with a round of Channel 4’s Countdown. https://www.rosietheredrobot.com/2017/12/tea-minus-30.html Rosie the Red Robot First, a little bit of backstory

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