Community posts for Raspberry Pi

This page, updated regularly, aggregates posts from the Raspberry Pi community.

MakerBot + RaspberryPi + Google Chrome = HappyMaker!

Posted on November 27, 2013 at 1:00 PM by MAKE

img_0267We recently acquired a MakerBot Replicator 2 here at Truth Labs. He is affectionately known as Arnold of Villanova II (Arnold for short). In the maker spirit, we rolled our own chrome extension to let us know what Arnold is up to. We used some cool tech - s3g Protocol, Raspberry Pi, Node.js and of course, Google Chrome Extensions. Here’s how we did it.

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One Small Step for a Humanoid…

Posted on November 19, 2013 at 5:16 PM by MAKE

IMG_0296Walt Disney famously said, “the way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” That’s the journey some 65 teams in the Make-GE Robot Hack have undertaken. In just a few short weeks their small steps became a running stampede. The final Robot Hack is tomorrow.

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Two Million Raspberry Pis in the Wild

Posted on November 16, 2013 at 3:42 PM by MAKE

Raspberry-Pi-MakeyHere’s some breaking news from the Manchester Raspberry Jam: Eben Upton, head of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, just revealed that as of the end of October, there are now two million Raspberry Pis out in the wild. In early 2013, the Raspberry Pi foundation sold its millionth unit through its […]

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Make Your own Cloud With Raspberry Pi and arkOS

Posted on November 12, 2013 at 12:00 PM by MAKE

arkosTwenty-three-year-old Jacob Cook is on a mission to help you create your own small piece of cloud on the internet, freeing you from other providers for services like file storage and sharing, web hosting, e-mail, calendars, music, and photos. His project, ArkOS, is built to run on the Raspberry Pi, which means there's only a small investment to get a server up and running in your home. It's a Linux distribution that includes a web-based interface to serve and manage self-hosted cloud services.

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Sprint to the Finish at the Raspberry Pi Make: Off

Posted on November 10, 2013 at 7:37 PM by MAKE

With less than twenty minutes to go, both teams are sprinting to the finish of the Raspberry Pi Make: Off. Who will win? Will it be the Sea Slugs with their wireless tracker called Find My Little Friend? Or will Team Astronaut Mike Dexter take the glory with their steampunk […]

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