Ubuntu Core opens IoT possibilities for Raspberry Pi (CM3)

The Raspberry Pi Compute Module will now run the Ubuntu Core. Ubuntu Core running on the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3, which is a micro-version of the Raspberry Pi 3 that slots into a standard DDR2 SODIMM connector, means developers have a route to the production and can upgrade functionality through the addition of snaps- the … Read full article: Ubuntu Core opens IoT possibilities for Raspberry Pi (CM3) Read more

How to Build a Simple Gesture Control Glove #WearableWednesday #wearabletech #tech #DIY

This looks like an ordinary disposable glove, but thanks to some DIY magic it has become a gesture glove. It’s inspired by the gesture controlled interface in Ironman, which was created by John Underkoffler. A post on Hackaday explains this proof of concept by maker B. Aswinth Raj. The project uses an Arduino on the glove and Processing on the PC. The PC has a webcam which tracks the hand... Read more

The Code Club International movement

Over the past few years, Code Club has made strides toward world domination! There are now more than 10,000 Code Clubs running in 125 countries. More than 140,000 kids have taken part in our clubs in places as diverse as the northernmost tip of Canada and the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. In the first video from our Code Club International network, we find out about Code Clubs around the... Read more

Diskio Pi Wants to Be the Ultimate Open Source Tablet Powered by Raspberry Pi

A new open source project hit Kickstarter a few days ago, and it caught our attention because it appears to be a versatile machine that’s fully compatible with Raspberry Pi and Odroid single-board computers. Created by Guillaume Debray, an optician with 10+ years experience in making and selling glasses, yet a passionate computer engineer with deep knowledge of programming and hardware assembly and manufacturing processes, the Diskio Pi project wants... Read more

Ubuntu Core Now Officially Supported for Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3)

Canonical, the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system, today announced that their Snappy-enabled Ubuntu Core OS is now available for Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3). Engineered as a micro-version of the Raspberry Pi 3 SBC, the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3) device was announced back in January to provide a general-purpose, cost-efficient and more simple single-board computer that can be easily slotted in and out of... Read more

Thonny on a Raspberry Pi: using the new Python IDE in Raspbian

Thonny is a new IDE (integrated development environment) bundled with the latest version of the Raspbian with PIXEL operating system. Using Thonny, it’s now much easier to learn to code. Thonny comes with Python 3.6 built in, so you don’t need to install anything. Just open up the program, which you’ll find under Menu > Programming. It offers a lot of advanced features not currently available in the Python 3... Read more