Wireless Raspberry Pi Water Gun Kit (video) – Geeky Gadgets

Geeky Gadgets Wireless Raspberry Pi Water Gun Kit (video) Geeky Gadgets Anyone who would like to learn more about the awesome Raspberry Pi mini PC, or just like to build their very own wireless water cannon. May be interested in a new Water Gun kit which has been created by Joe Hoskisson based in Salt Lake City. Using a …

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Photocatalysis with a Raspberry Pi

Access to clean, safe drinking water is a global problem: as water.org notes, 663 million people lack access to water that’s safe to drink. That’s twice the population of the United States, or one person in every ten. Additionally, a recent review of rural water system sustainability in eight countries in Africa, South Asia, and Central America found an average water project failure rate of 20-40 percent

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Growing things in the (mushroom) cloud*

We’re getting quite excited about horticulture here at Pi Towers this year; Rachel’s got a desktop greenhouse growing interesting edible leaves with a high degree of Raspberry Pi involvement (we’ll have much more on that, and on how she’s scaling it into a bigger installation you’ll be able to visit, in a month or so). I’m waiting for a warm weekend to set up a new owl box, with Pi camera, in my garden; and there’s another Pi camera deployed in the direction of the plants on my desk so I can check that Clive doesn’t forget to water them again next time I have to go overseas.

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Raspberry Pi Weather Station for schools

When I first joined the Raspberry Pi Foundation, over a year ago now, one of my first assignments was to build a weather station around the Raspberry Pi. Thanks to our friends at Oracle (the large US database company), the Foundation received a grant not only to design and build a Raspberry Pi weather station for schools, but also to put together a whole education programme to go with it.

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Make a Programmable Irrigation Controller with a Raspberry Pi – Lifehacker

Make a Programmable Irrigation Controller with a Raspberry Pi Lifehacker With all the day to day challenges that keep us busy, it can be hard to remember to water our plants. With a Raspberry Pi and a few other parts, you can program your own irrigation controller and make sure all your plants get the water they need …

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Sous-vide cooking with the Wolfram Language

Here’s another guest post from Allison Taylor at Wolfram Research. We’ve seen sous vide applications before – but we’ve never seen one that uses the Wolfram Language and Mathematica to describe elegant curves while it prepares your dinner. Thanks Allison, and thanks to Diego Zviovich, who came up with this project.

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