a crowdsourced robot

Noodle: a crowdsourced robot

Noodle is a small device with the I/O of a machine but the thoughts and feelings of a human. You can program it to monitor your physical space and react to changes in the environment with words, images, sounds and decisions. For example, you could program it to watch your front door, and anytime someone …

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Raspberry Pi in Rotary Phone

Raspberry Pi in Rotary Phone

I found an old Western Electric rotary phone in my attic. It’s really an amazing piece of hardware. It seems to work fine several decades after its construction despite whatever abuse it took before ending up in my attic. However, I don’t currently need a rotary phone. So I decided to put a Raspberry Pi …

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Raspberry Pi Web Server

Raspberry Pi Web Server

Hi there, This is my first Instructable so all criticisms and comments are welcome. This will show you how to set up a simple wired web server on your Raspberry Pi, with PHP and MySql. The Raspberry Pi is a good choice for a webserver that will not recieve too much traffic, such as a …

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Internet Photo Frame

Internet Photo Frame

Unlike most commercial frames, this digital picture frame connects to Flickr, allowing you to add and remove photos without a physical storage device, such as USB stick or SD card. A Raspberry Pi hidden inside the TV connects to the internet and automatically updates the pictures when the Flickr album is modified. Materials: Raspberry Pi …

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Tweeting Bird Feeder

Tweeting Bird Feeder

This Summer my 5 year old son and I wanted to work on a project that would be fun, educational, and related to nature. While enjoying a beautiful Colorado summer evening on Grandpa and Grandma’s deck watching all of the hummingbirds fight over 6 spots on their hummingbird feeder, it came to us. Let’s build …

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