Community posts for Raspberry Pi

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

My Eagle Project: Using Raspberry Pi to Deliver Education to Afghan Schools

Posted on September 6, 2013 at 12:00 PM by MAKE

Students with computersAs my Eagle Project, I’m using the Raspberry Pi platform to build computers for students at a girls’ school in Afghanistan. We’re raising the money online at Indiegogo, and will be building a special, pre-loaded Linux distribution with educational software. Trust in Education, a non-profit aid group, will be setting up a computer lab with the Pi-based computers.

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Building a LED Firefly Simulator

Posted on September 5, 2013 at 6:12 PM by MAKE

The completed matrix. The LEDs respond to external light sources before gradually synchronizing their flashes.Twin Cities Maker recently participated in a local art festival, bringing with them three projects that had been created by members David Bryan, Riley Harrison, Cali Mastny, and Aaron Prust. Among them was Strange Attractor, a 6x4 panel of addressable RGB LEDs controlled by a Raspberry Pi microcontroller. The matrix is designed to mimic the flashes of fireflies, which tend to synch with other fireflies' patterns, but also change their patterns ...

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Robot Redo: Part 2

Posted on August 6, 2013 at 10:48 PM by MAKE

Here it is, part 2 of the robot redo! In this video we finish the design and build the final robot. The video will show the highlights of the entire process.

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