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SelfiesBot β€” Twitterbot that takes Selfies using Rapsberry Pi

SelfiesBot β€” Twitterbot that takes Selfies using Rapsberry Pi

SelfiesBot is a Twitterbot that takes…Selfies! The Twitter feed for @selfiesbot is here. SelfiesBot is a sculpture that uses a Raspberry Pi to take a photo, preview it and then post it to its Twitter account. This Instructable will give details of the software, electronics and physical construction involved with SelfiesBot. This is by far […]

RFID Sound Triggers with the Raspberry Pi1

RFID Sound Triggers with the Raspberry Pi

During the two day ‘hackathon’ style workshop at Makernow last week, part of the All Makers Now conference, I helped one of the groups realise their project that involved triggering sound samples when symbolic items were placed into the centre of the piece. Due to the timescale, we had to use components and materials that […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Getting Stock Prices on Raspberry Pi

Getting Stock Prices on Raspberry Pi (using Python)

I’m working on some new projects involving getting stock price data from the web, which will be tracked and displayed via my Raspberry Pi. I wanted to share the setup on how to do this using Python. This short Instructable will show you how install a stock querying library to get (mostly) realtime stock prices […]

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 […]

PiStation A Raspberry Pi Emulation Console

PiStation – A Raspberry Pi Emulation Console

I’m moving and will no longer have room for all my classic systems like my NES, SNES, Genesis, etc, so the first thing I think is that I can just play the games on emulators on my PC. But still, I love the experience of sitting back on the couch and playing with a controller, […]

2 Player Bartop Arcade Machine Powered by Pi

2-Player Bartop Arcade Machine (Powered by Pi)

The ‘Galactic Starcade’ is a DIY retro bartop arcade cabinet for two players. It is powered by the Raspberry Pi micro-computer and plays multiple types of retro games – primarily NES, SNES, Megadrive and arcade (MAME) games. Using a Pi keeps the cost, weight and complexity to a minimum but the cabinet could also house […]

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