Ultimate 3D printer control with OctoPrint

Control and monitor your 3D printer remotely with a Raspberry Pi and OctoPrint. Timelapse of OctoPrint Ornament Printed on a bq Witbox STL file can be found here: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:191635 OctoPrint is located here: http://www.octoprint.org 3D printing Whether you have a 3D printer at home or use one at your school or local makerspace, it’s fair to assume you’ve had a failed print or two in your time

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Physical computing blocks at Maker Faire New York

At events like Maker Faire New York, we love offering visitors the chance to try out easy, inviting, and hands-on activities, so we teamed up with maker Ben Light to create interactive physical computing blocks. Raspberry Blocks FINAL In response to the need for hands-on, easy and inviting activities at events such as Maker Faire New York, we teamed up with maker Ben Light to create our interactive physical computing blocks.

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Computing in schools: the report card

Today the Royal Society published After the Reboot , a report card on the state of computing education in UK schools. It’s a serious piece of work, published with lots of accompanying research and data, and well worth a read if you care about these issues (which, if you’re reading this blog, I guess you do)

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The Pi Hut’s 3D Xmas Tree pre-order

We appreciate it’s only October, but hear us out. The Pi Hut’s 3D Xmas Tree is only available for pre-order until the 15th, and we’d hate for you to find out about it too late. So please share in a few minutes of premature Christmas cheer as we introduce you to this gorgeous kit.

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Windows 10 face-off: Raspberry Pi thin client vs modern laptop – TechRepublic

TechRepublic Windows 10 face-off: Raspberry Pi thin client vs modern laptop TechRepublic During my time using NComputing's RX300, I found the $99 Raspberry Pi 3-based machine to offer an experience largely identical to that using my relatively recent Intel Core i7 laptop. To demonstrate how well the system runs relative to a Windows 10 PC, …

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Super Compact Raspberry Pi 3 ‘Slim’ Is Just 7mm Thick – Gizmodo Australia

Gizmodo Australia Super Compact Raspberry Pi 3 'Slim' Is Just 7mm Thick Gizmodo Australia The Raspberry Pi is already a fairly tiny piece of hardware, but with some tinkering, it's possible to go even smaller. Modder NODE, who's hacked a few Pis in his time, has a new project doing the rounds — a fully-functional Raspberry Pi 3 that's a …

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Announcing the Raspberry Jam Big Birthday Weekend 2018

For the last few years , we have held a big Raspberry Pi community event in Cambridge around Raspberry Pi’s birthday , where people have come together for a huge party with talks, workshops, and more. We want more people to have the chance to join in with our birthday celebrations next year, so we’re going to be coordinating Raspberry Jams all over the world to take place over the Raspberry Jam Big Birthday Weekend, 3–4 March 2018

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Scratch 2.0: all-new features for your Raspberry Pi

We’re very excited to announce that Scratch 2.0 is now available as an offline app for the Raspberry Pi! This new version of Scratch allows you to control the Pi’s GPIO (General Purpose Input and Output) pins, and offers a host of other exciting new features. Offline accessibility The most recent update to Raspbian includes the app, which makes Scratch 2.0 available offline on the Raspberry Pi. This is great news for clubs and classrooms, where children can now use Raspberry Pis instead of connected laptops or desktops to explore block-based programming and physical computing

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