Talking Robot

This is a tutorial on how to make a prank involving a robot that plays sounds when somebody walks by. This prank uses an Arduino, a distance sensor, a servo motor and a DF Player amongst other materials. We hope that you get funny reactions from your prank! Materals (1x) Robot or another inanimat…By: SaraBirchard Read more

NEW GUIDE: micro:bit Lesson 3. NeoPixels with micro:bit @microbit_edu #microbit #AdafruitLearningSystem

NEW GUIDE: micro:bit Lesson 3. NeoPixels with micro:bit Find out how to use NeoPixels with a micro:bit NeoPixels (addressable LEDs) are a great way to easily create colorful displays using strips of LEDs or LEDs arranged in a circle like the NeoPixel ring used in this lesson. In this lesson you will learn how to connect your NeoPixels to your micro:bit and then how to write software to control it... Read more

How to create a cron job with Kubernetes on a Raspberry Pi

One of the reasons I stood up a Kubernetes cluster on Raspberry Pis in my house was because I wanted to gain savings by not running high-available, redundant infrastructure in the cloud. Kubernetes provides high availability by design. The possibilities that this capability offers are pretty awesome. Need a web server to run constantly? Build a container and throw it in the Kubernetes cluster. Need a service available all the... Read more

LED Cubes and How to Map Them @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

via polyfloyd Last December, I attended the 34th Chaos Communication Congress in Leipzig, Germany. This is a large tech-conference with attendees bringing all kinds of awesome projects they have been working on. One thing that really impressed me was a cube comprised of bright LED-panels. It’s awesome and I just had to get one of my own. I showed the video to some friends, telling them I wanted to build... Read more