HackSpace magazine 12: build your first rocket!

Move over, Elon Musk — there’s a new rocket maverick in town: YOU! Rockets! Step inside the UK rocketry scene, build and launch a rocket, design your own one, and discover the open-source rocket programmes around the world! In issue 12, we go behind the scenes at a top-secret launch site in the English Midlands to have a go at our own rocket launch, find the most welcoming bunch of people we’ve ever met, and learn about centre of gravity, centre of pressure, acceleration, thrust, and a load of other terms that make us feel like NASA scientists. Meet the Maker: Josef Prusa In makerception news, we meet the maker who makes makers, Josef Prusa, aka Mr 3D Printing, and we find out what’s next for his open-source hardware empire

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HackSpace magazine issue 11: best maker hardware

Today is that glorious day of the month when a new issue of HackSpace magazine comes out! HackSpace magazine #11: All you can hardware The cream of this year’s hardware crop You’re on safe and solid ground with an Arduino, or one of Adafruit’s boards — so much so that many makers get comfortable and never again look at the other options that are out there. With the help of Hackster’s chief hardware nerd Alex Glow, we’re here to open your eyes to the new devices and boards that could really kick your making into gear. We know it’s easy to stick with what you know, but trust us — hacker tech is getting better all the time

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HackSpace magazine 10: build a drone

If you’re a subscriber to HackSpace magazine you’ll already know all about issue 10. For the rest of you who’ve yet to subscribe, issue 10 is out today! Build a drone Ever since Icarus flew too close to the sun, man has dreamed of flight. Thanks to brushless motors, cheaper batteries than ever before, and smaller, more powerful microcontrollers, pretty much anyone with the right know-how can build their own drone.

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Microsoft made its AI work on a $10 Raspberry Pi – Engadget

Engadget Microsoft made its AI work on a $10 Raspberry Pi Engadget That's why companies are squeezing AI onto portable devices, and Microsoft has just taken that to a new extreme by putting deep learning algorithms onto a Raspberry Pi . The goals is to get AI onto “dumb” devices like sprinklers, medical implants and … Microsoft brings AI onto Raspberry Pi 3 International Business Times, Singapore Edition all 2 news articles »

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Australia & Singapore Pioneering Education Tour

As an education pioneer for the Raspberry Pi Foundation, I’m on a mission to ensure that all children everywhere have some exposure to computing, whether this comes in the form of digital making, the arts, robotics or computer programming. Recently I’ve been on a brief tour to Australia and Singapore to spread the Raspberry Pi education ethos to as many people as possible. Straight after Euro Python in Spain, where Ben Nuttall, James Robinson and I helped to kick start an Education Summit , I boarded a flight to Australia via Dubai.

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In the beginning…

Alan O’Donohoe writes: I’m often asked how Raspberry Jam started, how the jam spread so quickly, and why I was motivated to start this movement. So here’s a little history of the birth of the Raspberry jam movement. On the 11th February 2012, I organised our very first Hack To The Future event [ film | blogpost ] at my school, Our Lady’s Catholic High School in Preston.

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