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FluSense takes on COVID-19 with Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi devices are often used by scientists, especially in biology to capture and analyse data, and a particularly striking – and sobering – project has made the news this week. Researchers at UMass Amherst have created FluSense, a dictionary-sized piece of equipment comprising a cheap microphone array, a thermal sensor, an Intel Movidius 2 […]

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Using Raspberry Pi for deeper learning in education

Using deeper learning as a framework for transformative educational experiences, Brent Richardson outlines the case for a pedagogical approach that challenges students using a Raspberry Pi. From the latest issue of Hello World magazine — out today! A benefit of completing school and entering the workforce is being able to kiss standardised tests goodbye. That […]

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Ashley’s top five projects for Raspberry Pi first-timers

It is time. Time to go to that little stack of gifts from well-wishers who have badged you as “techie” or noted that you “play computer games”. Armed with this information, they decided you’d like to receive one of our small and perfectly formed Raspberry Pis. You were thrilled. You could actually make a thing. […]

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Stay busy in your Vault with a Raspberry Pi Zero Pipboy

While being holed up in the Vaults living off our stash of Nuke cola, we’ve come across this mammoth junk-build project, which uses Raspberry Pi Zero W to power a working Pipboy. Pipboy scrap build No Description UK-based JustBuilding went full Robert House and, over several months, built the device’s body by welding together scrap […]

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Don’t forget about Steam Link on Raspberry Pi

Connect your gaming PC to your TV with ease, thanks to Steam Link and Raspberry Pi. A Steam Link to the past Back in 2018, we asked Simon, our Asset Management Assistant Keeper of the Swag, Organiser of the Stuff, Lord Commander of the Things to give Steam Link on Raspberry Pi a try for […]

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Activities you can do at home this week!

At the Raspberry Pi Foundation, our mission is to put the power of computing and digital making into the hands of people all over the world. We know that a lot of families around the globe are navigating school closures and practicing social distancing right now to keep their communities healthy and safe. So in […]

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Build a physical game controller for Infinite Bunner

In HackSpace magazine issue 28 we had a look at how to create an ultrasonic controller for a version of Pong called Boing!. This month, we’re going to take a step further forward through video game history and look at the game Frogger. In this classic game, you control a frog as it makes its […]

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Building a split mechanical keyboard with a Raspberry Pi Zero controller

Looking to build their own ergonomic mechanical split keyboard, Gosse Adema turned to the Raspberry Pi Zero W for help. So long, dear friend Gosse has been happily using a Microsoft Natural Elite keyboard for years. You know the sort, they look like this: Twenty years down the line, the keyboard has seen better days […]

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Wireframe’s deep(ish) dive into the glorious double jump

Yoshi aside, we can’t think of anyone who isn’t a fan of the double jump. In their latest video, the Wireframe magazine team take a deep(ish) dive into one of video gaming’s most iconic moves. What is the Double Jump | Wireframe Deep Dive The humble jump got a kick in 1984 with the introduction […]

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Recreate Flappy Bird’s flight mechanic | Wireframe #29

From last year’s issue 29 of Wireframe magazine: learn how to create your own version of the simple yet addictive side-scroller Flappy Bird. Raspberry Pi’s Rik Cross shows you how. Flappy Bird was released by programmer Dong Nguyen in 2013, and made use of a straightforward game mechanic to create an addictive hit. Tapping the […]

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