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Blogs about Raspberry Pi

Blogs about Raspberry Pi

  • UESTC Makerspace, China


    A speaking rubbish bin was among the amazing projects I, Lucy Rogers, saw recently at the UESTC Makerspace in the city of Chengdu in Sichuan province in Southwest China. I also invited to the Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU) Makerspace in the same city.


    • The $20 Raspberry Pi A+

      Pete Wood

      Boasting very low power and measuring in at only 55mm x 65 mm, the Raspberry Pi model A+ is an amazing piece of kit for just $20.


      • Hack Superman - Launch Day

        Pete Wood

        Back in July I posted a blog introducing our mission to send Superman to the edge of Space and back for Mattel toys. After a couple of planning sessions the team went away to work on their tasks. Then in early September, we had a capsule ready for launch.


        • HATS off to the Pi-Top creators

          Pete Wood

          I recently met up with the creators of Pi-Top, a kit form Raspberry Pi powered laptop for that offers a self contained open source environment for learning coding,electronics and 3D design. The Pi-Top environment is designed to inspire a new generation to become technology literate by luring them with cool tools to get to started on their journey


          • FORTHdsPIC on a MicroStick

            Bill Marshall

            The last episode of the FORTHdsPIC saga introduced version 0.5 with its new ability to work in an embedded ‘turnkey’ application. I thought I’d take a break from adding new functionality and try porting it across to a more mainstream platform – the Microchip MicroStick II. Production of a User Manual also seemed to be a good idea.


            • Music Tech Fest


              Ever heard of Music Tech Fest? Here we tell you what it is, when it is and why we at RS Components are sponsoring it.


              • CodeXtremeApps 2014: Lessons Learnt From Singapore's Biggest Hackathon


                When dealing with hardware such as the Raspberry Pi, we need to be aware it adds another layer of complexity to your solution, as well as another point of failure. Therefore, more thinking needs to done to acknowledge this. We discuss the things that could go wrong during a Hackathon involving the Raspberry Pi, and discuss mitigation techniques.