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DrLucyRogers

United Kingdom

Inventor | Makertorium Ltd

I am an inventor, engineer, writer and presenter. Other stuff: Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor of Engineering: Creativity and Communication at Brunel University London; Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and have a PhD in bubbles; Judge on BBC Robot Wars.

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DrLucyRogers

Raspberry Pi

6 days ago

What outputs can I use with my Raspberry Pi? Part 3 - Motors

To be useful, a computer needs to be able to interact with the world outside its own box. To do this, it needs inputs and outputs. This series of articles explains some of the outputs we can use. Part 3 - Motors

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DrLucyRogers

Raspberry Pi

1 week ago

What outputs can I use with my Raspberry Pi? Part 2 - Loads larger than an LED

To be useful, a computer needs to be able to interact with the world outside its own box. To do this, it needs inputs and outputs. This series of articles explains some of the outputs we can use. Part 2 - Loads larger than an LED.

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DrLucyRogers

Raspberry Pi

2 weeks ago

What outputs can I use with my Raspberry Pi? Part 1 - LEDs

To be useful, a computer needs to be able to interact with the world outside its own box. To do this, it needs inputs and outputs. This series of articles explains some of the outputs we can use. Part 1 - LED's.

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DrLucyRogers

Industrial Sensing

3 days ago

Compass Hat

In The Engineering Edge Podcast episode "The everyday tech giving humans a sixth sense" I learnt about the Navibelt - a compass belt that assists blind people. I wanted to try and make something similar for myself ...

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DrLucyRogers

The everyday tech that could take us to the Moon

In the Engineering Edge Podcast "The everyday tech that could take us to the Moon" I discovered plans to 3D print structures on the moon using moon dirt. And also a wrench was one of the first items 3D printed in space. So I tried it myself ... .

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DrLucyRogers

Internet of Things

3 months ago

Getting a human-understandable reading from a sensor.

The output from sensors are often just a number between 0 and 1023. This project uses Node-RED functions to change that to a human-readable resistance, voltage or temperature - use whichever parts apply to your project.

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DrLucyRogers

Raspberry Pi

3 months ago

We have ways of making your Pi talk

Would you like your Pi to speak to you? This project shows how to use espeak and a Node-RED function to make your Pi speak your thoughts. Or an input. Or whatever you tell it to.

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DrLucyRogers

Internet of Things

3 months ago

What inputs can I use with my Raspberry Pi? Part 2 - Proportional sensors

To be useful, a computer needs to be able to interact with the world outside its own box. To do this, it needs inputs and outputs. This article explains some of the proportional sensors we can use.

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DrLucyRogers

Internet of Things

3 months ago

What inputs can I use with my Raspberry Pi? Part 1 - Switches and logic-level sensors

To be useful, a computer needs to be able to interact with the world outside its own box. To do this, it needs inputs and outputs. This article explains some of the switches and logic-level sensors we can use.

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DrLucyRogers

Raspberry Pi

3 months ago

TwitterBots are us (How to tweet from Node-RED)

Twitter bots - or automated tweets - have got themselves a bad name - mainly from spamming people. However, there are some that are useful. This project shows how to make your own Twitter bot using a Raspberry Pi and Node-RED.

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DrLucyRogers

Also In the News

6 months ago

How has the corona virus pandemic affected engineers? Part 2.

I asked six engineers from different industries how the pandemic has affected them. Part 2.

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DrLucyRogers

Also In the News

6 months ago

How has the corona virus pandemic affected engineers? Part 1 – Business related.

I asked six engineers from different industries how the pandemic has affected their work / company.

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