Gender Balance in Computing programme opens to all schools in England

After launching our Gender Balance in Computing programme this April, we have been busy recruiting for two trials within a small group of schools around England. Today, we are opening general recruitment for the programme. This means that all primary and secondary schools in England can now take part in the upcoming trials in this landmark programme. You can register your interest here. Why not do it right now? What... Read more

Riot opened the League of Legends World Championships with a holographic hip-hop concert

Photo: Adela Sznajder / ESPAT Media Once again, a virtual music group stole the show at one of the biggest e-sports events of the year. Back in 2018 the opening ceremonies for the League of Legends World Championships featured an incredible augmented reality K-pop performance. This year, developer Riot took things a step further with a stunning concert featuring holographic performers that opened the show before Europe’s G2 took on... Read more

Adafruit Weekly Editorial Round-Up: November 3rd to November 9th, TubmanStamp at the Smithsonian, Adafruit Holiday Shipping …

ADAFRUIT WEEKLY EDITORIAL ROUND-UPWe’ve got so much happening here at Adafruit that it’s not always easy to keep up! Don’t fret, we’ve got you covered. Each week we’ll be posting a handy round-up of what we’ve been up to, ranging from learn guides to blog articles, videos, and more.BLOG Harriet Tubman stamp on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History tubmanstampThe Harriet Tubman stamp is now on display... Read more

How Open Source Software Is Defining the Future of Mobile Connectivity

Mobile operators face intense pressure to deliver more data, faster connectivity, better coverage and more functionality to end users who are (unfortunately) more demanding than ever. Increasingly, these end users will not be people as we know them but rather Internet of Things (IoT) devices. IDC has projected that by 2025, 60% of the world’s data will be generated by enterprises, double its level in 2017, largely due to the... Read more

Build a Kubernetes Intelligent Edge Cluster on Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Shared by Dave Glover on a Kubernetes Intelligent Edge cluster on Raspberry Pi is a great learning experience, a stepping stone to building robust Intelligent Edge solutions, and an awesome way to impress your friends. Skills you develop on the edge can be used in the cloud with Azure Kubernetes Service. The Kubernetes cluster is built with Raspberry Pi 4 nodes and is very capable. It has been tested... Read more

Portable Raspberry Pi 4 computer #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

via RaspberryPiWhen Raspberry Pi 4 came out, I was pleasantly surprised by how the more powerful processor and enhanced memory allowed it to be a serious contender for a desktop computer. However, what if you don’t have a permanent desk? What if you want a more portable option? There are plenty of designs around for laptops built using Raspberry Pi computers, but I’ve never been that keen on the laptop... Read more

The risks from IoT devices in the workplace

With more and more devices now connecting to the internet, the risk of a security breach from an unsecured piece of kit grows too. But exactly how big is this problem? Workplace productivity and network security software specialist CurrentWare  has produced an infographic looking at the impact of the IoT on workplace security. There are expected to be 41.6 billion IoT devices by 2025 and over 120 new devices are... Read more

Police Scanner on the Raspberry Pi! Full tutorial with Code @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

Rad project + tutorial from Kevin Darrah. Via Hackster.ioFound this website where people can livestream from their scanners: Gave me the idea to make a dedicated device out of a raspberry Pi to cycle through a few of my favorite streams – mostly police channels, but can also stream music. Lots of good stuff in this one that you can use in many projects. Sorry if you thought this... Read more

Yell Into the Ether with WiFi Messages #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

From VGRSEC via Hackaday:While on the flight to Derbycon 2019 I wanted to have a way to broadcast the conference schedule to WiFi so I didn’t have to pull the program out. from VGRSEC, Hackaday and GitHubEach Friday is PiDay here at Adafruit! Be sure to check out our posts, tutorials and new Raspberry Pi related products. Adafruit has the largest and best selection of Raspberry Pi accessories and all... Read more

DIY RaspiCar @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

from Cheung via DYI RaspiCar can drive, survey it surrounding and decide its next path. Best of all, the parts cost only $100. DIY RaspiCar is an autonomous car built on Raspberry Pi, inexpensive parts and scraps. The purpose of this project is to build a car driven by algorithm without human intervention. See project!Each Friday is PiDay here at Adafruit! Be sure to check out our posts, tutorials... Read more