When Abertay University purchased some unwanted Doctor Who props from the BBC in 2011, they could never have known that their future computer science student Gary Taylor would transform a water-damaged robot corpse into a working K-9, the cutest (and snarkiest) of all the Doctor’s companions. image c/o The Courier K-9 If you’re unfamiliar with Doctor Who , you may not be aware of the Doctor’s robotic-canine best friend, K-9
RaptorTech’s goal was to drop a glider from the edge of space, and with a Raspberry Pi and a high-altitude weather balloon, their vision became a reality. Dropping a glider from 10km with a high-altitude weather balloon The goal of this project was to drop a glider from the edge of space using a high altitude weather balloon.
Like many engineers, I have folder upon folder of half-completed projects on my computer. But the funny thing is that this wasn’t a problem for me as a child. Every other Friday evening, I’d spend two hours at Ilkley Computer Club, where I could show off whatever I’d been working on: nothing motivates you to actually finish a project like the opportunity to share it with an audience
Stacey on IoT How we moved an IoT code project from a Raspberry Pi to Google Cloud Stacey on IoT Last year, as an amateur (and I mean very amateur) developer, I created a simple Python app using Twilio APIs to run our IoT Podcast Hotline voicemail. Since the service has to run all the time, I decided to use an inexpensive Raspberry Pi as the server.
Today we’re launching a new partnership between the Scouts and the Raspberry Pi Foundation that will help tens of thousands of young people learn crucial digital skills for life. In this blog post, I want to explain what we’ve got planned, why it matters, and how you can get involved. This is personal First, let me tell you why this partnership matters to me
Hackaday Five Steps to TensorFlow on the Raspberry Pi Hackaday If you have about 10 hours to kill, you can use [Edje Electronics's] instructions to install TensorFlow on a Raspberry Pi 3. In all fairness, the amount of time you'll have to babysit is about an hour
Last week, we shared the first half of our Q&A with Raspberry Pi Trading CEO and Raspberry Pi creator Eben Upton. Today we follow up with all your other questions, including your expectations for a Raspberry Pi 4, Eben’s dream add-ons, and whether we really could go smaller than the Zero.
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Less than four years ago, Magda Jadach was convinced that programming wasn’t for girls. On International Women’s Day, she tells us how she discovered that it definitely is, and how she embarked on the new career that has brought her to Raspberry Pi as a software developer. “Coding is for boys”, “in order to be a developer you have to be some kind of super-human”, and “it’s too late to learn how to code” – none of these three things is true, and I am going to prove that to you in this post
Big things are afoot in the world of HackSpace magazine ! This month we’re running our first special issue, with wearables projects throughout the magazine. Moreover, we’re giving away our first subscription gift free to all 12-month print subscribers . Lastly, and most importantly, we’ve made the cover EXTRA SHINY! Prepare your eyeballs — it’s HackSpace magazine issue 4! Wearables In this issue, we’re taking an in-depth look at wearable tech.