Prototype Raspberry Pi race car #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
Posted on February 15, 2013 at 6:07 AM by
Prototype Raspberry Pi race car: A Raspberry Pi powered, wifi enabled, 1/12 scale Tamiya TL01 prototype autonomous/semi-autonomous race car. The car is controlled via a web page hosted on the car itself, which communicates with a computer using WebSockets over HTTP. The software running on the car is written using Node JS, Backbone and which [...]
Raspbmc hits final #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
Posted on February 15, 2013 at 3:06 AM by
One of the three primary flavors of XBMC (Xbox Media Center) built for the Raspberry Pi has now launched a “1.0″ stable version after a year of development. From Raspbmc.com: After much delay, it’s finally here! Last Sunday was the 1 year birthday of Raspbmc, which I announced on the 2nd February 2012. It’s rather [...]
Oscilloscope Tricks with a Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
Posted on February 15, 2013 at 2:05 AM by
Check out this great Raspberry Pi oscilloscope project from the Adafruit Forums: Here’s my current RPi project — I’ve written some code to convert bitmaps to audio, for the purposes of playing it against an XY oscilloscope. With this method, I can turn any ancient oscilloscope into a clock, or, as you can see, something [...]
Raspbmc – final version released
Posted on February 14, 2013 at 12:44 PM by
News for all your media player types from Sam Nazarko, the terrifyingly young developer of Raspbmc:
Although the Raspberry Pi’s real goal is education, its powerful GPU has made the device very popular amongst HTPC tinkerers and enthusiasts.
I’ve been working on Raspbmc for a year and am now happy to announce the final release and congratulate XBMC on such a remarkable new release. Raspbmc is a self-updating Linux distribution that brings XBMC to the Raspberry Pi with simple installation. It can be run off an SD card, USB drive or even an NFS share and fully supports WiFi out ...
LadyAda, fireside with President Obama
Posted on February 13, 2013 at 8:33 PM by
On Thursday, our friend LadyAda, owner of Adafruit and Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year, is spending part of Valentine’s Day doing something called a Fireside Hangout (this sounds awfully romantic) with President Obama.
The marvellous LadyAda
We wonder what sort of hardware she’ll be talking about. She says:
I was selected to join President Obama in a Fireside Hangout this Thursday 2/14 at 4:50pm EST on Google+!
We’ll discuss issues that are top of mind for citizens, and I’d ...