South Pointing Chariot

According to Wikipedia, Chinese mechanical engineer Ma Jun (c. 200–265 CE) is credited with inventing a chariot with a direction pointer, though some references indicate that it was invented even earlier in China. The pointer at the top of the chariot always indicates a set direction, regardless of …By: jbike Read more

Raspberry Pi Foundation Director of Education Carrie Anne Philbin discusses the endless possibilities…

Raspberry Pi Foundation Director of Education Carrie Anne Philbin discusses the endless possibilities of learning to code with a simple button.What would you use a button for within your digital making projects? Raspberry Pi Foundation Director of Education Carrie Anne Philbin discusses the endless possibilities of learning to code with a simple button. Read more

Control your 3D printer and live-stream printing of your favourite design with OctoPrint, the free open…

Control your 3D printer and live-stream printing of your favourite design with OctoPrint, the free open-source application available for Raspberry Pi.Cases, robots, replicas and more – make sure to share your Raspberry Pi-inspired 3D prints with us in the comments below. Control your 3D printer and live-stream printing of your favourite design with OctoPrint, the free open-source application on Raspberry Pi. Read more

What do you want your button to do?

Here at Raspberry Pi, we know that getting physical with computing is often a catalyst for creativity. Building a simple circuit can open up a world of making possibilities! This ethos of tinkering and invention is also being used in the classroom to inspire a whole new generation of makers too, and here is why. The all-important question Physical computing provides a great opportunity for creative expression: the button press!... Read more

CarpeDiemAlarmClock with #NeoPixels

From GitHub: CarpeDiemAlarmClock is an alarm clock that is waking you up “gently” by gradually increasing the intensity of a NeoPixel LED-ring, before the alarm hits. The alarm clock shall also has an option to sound a buzzer at alarm time. User must be able to set clock and alarm time The alarm clock will have at least the following modes: Alarm on/off, sound on/off, light on/off. Time will be... Read more