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Mod your Nerf gun with a Pi

Michael Darby, who blogs at 314reactor, has created a new Raspberry Pi build, and it’s pretty darn cool. Though it’s not the first Raspberry Pi-modded Nerf gun we’ve seen, it’s definitely one of the most complex! Nerf Gun Ammo Counter / Range Finder – Raspberry Pi An ammo counter and range finder made from a […]

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Hunting for life on Mars assisted by high-altitude balloons

Will bacteria-laden high-altitude balloons help us find life on Mars? Today’s eclipse should bring us closer to an answer. The Eclipse Ballooning Project Having learned of the Eclipse Ballooning Project set to take place today across the USA, a team at NASA couldn’t miss the opportunity to harness the high-flying project for their own experiments. The […]

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Michael Reeves and the ridiculous Subscriber Robot

At the beginning of his new build’s video, YouTuber Michael Reeves discusses a revelation he had about why some people don’t subscribe to his channel: The real reason some people don’t subscribe is that when you hit this button, that’s all, that’s it, it’s done. It’s not special, it’s not enjoyable. So how do we […]

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Raspbian Stretch has arrived for Raspberry Pi

It’s now just under two years since we released the Jessie version of Raspbian. Those of you who know that Debian run their releases on a two-year cycle will therefore have been wondering when we might be releasing the next version, codenamed Stretch. Well, wonder no longer – Raspbian Stretch is available for download today! The […]

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Community Profile: David Pride

This column is from The MagPi issue 55. You can download a PDF of the full issue for free, or subscribe to receive the print edition in your mailbox or the digital edition on your tablet. All proceeds from the print and digital editions help the Raspberry Pi Foundation achieve its charitable goals. David Pride’s […]

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OK Google, be aesthetically pleasing

Maker Andrew Jones took a Raspberry Pi and the Google Assistant SDK and created a gorgeous-looking, and highly functional, alternative to store-bought smart speakers. Raspberry Pi Google AI Assistant In this video I get an “Ok Google” voice activated AI assistant running on a raspberry pi. I also hand make a nice wooden box for […]

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Thomas and Ed become a RealLifeDoodle on the ISS

Thanks to the very talented sooperdavid, creator of some of the wonderful animations known as RealLifeDoodles, Thomas Pesquet and Astro Pi Ed have been turned into one of the cutest videos on the internet. space pi – Create, Discover and Share Awesome GIFs on Gfycat Watch space pi GIF by sooperdave on Gfycat. Discover more GIFS online […]

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Ms. Haughs’ tote-ally awesome Raspberry Pi bag

While planning her trips to upcoming educational events, Raspberry Pi Certified Educator Amanda Haughs decided to incorporate the Pi Zero W into a rather nifty accessory. Final Pi Tote bag Uploaded by Amanda Haughs on 2017-07-08. The idea Commenting on the convenient size of the Raspberry Pi Zero W, Amanda explains on her blog “I decided […]

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Video playback on freely-arranged screens with info-beamer

When the creator of the digital signage software info-beamer, Florian Wesch, shared this project on Reddit, I don’t think he was prepared for the excited reaction of the community. Florian’s post, which by now has thousands of upvotes, showcased the power of info-beamer. Not only can the software display a video via multiple Raspberry Pis, […]

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The CNC Wood Burner turning heads (and wood, obviously)

Why stick to conventional laser cutters or CNC machines for creating images on wood, when you can build a device to do the job that is a beautiful piece of art in itself? Mechanical and Computer Science student and Imgur user Tucker Shannon has created a wonderful-looking CNC Wood Burner using a Raspberry Pi and […]

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