Community posts for Raspberry Pi

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

RasPi.tv goes whackadoodle with a Gertboard and a Wiimote

Posted on February 17, 2013 at 3:38 PM by Raspberry PI

Alex Eames from RasPi.tv has really outdone himself this time: he’s using a Wiimote and a Gertboard to make his Pi control a splendid array of motors and solenoids, complete with little flags and metal teacups that go ping. More flap-whizz-ding-vroom to your elbow, Alex. This is one of the best Gertboard demos I’ve seen so far. You can read more at RasPi.tv.

Gertboard is, of course, produced by Gert van Loo, one of the volunteer engineers who has given a huge amount of his spare time in doing Pi work over the ...

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BBC Click: UK hackspaces and the Pi

Posted on February 16, 2013 at 6:45 PM by Raspberry PI

We saw a lovely segment today on the BBC’s technology news programme, Click, all about the hackspace movement in the UK, with a big emphasis on Pi.

If you’re in the UK and want to see this on your TV, watch Click on BBC News in the UK (Saturday 0130, 1130, 1530 and 2030; Sunday 0430, 0745, 1130, 1530 and 2030; Monday 0030) ...

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Americans! Want a visit from Eben at your hackspace next week?

Posted on February 15, 2013 at 5:13 PM by Raspberry PI

Eben is doing some work on the west coast of the US until Wednesday, then he’s at a loose end before flying out to NYC on Saturday morning. He’s decided he’d like to fill those two days visiting bits of the country we’ve not been to before with Raspberry Pi, so we’re looking for folks at hackspaces who might want him to drop by to give a talk on one of those days.

If you’re a member of a hackspace somewhere we’ve not passed through before – somewhere on the top and bottom edges of the country, or in the ...

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