Replace Google Reader with a Raspberry Pi. With Google Reader shutting down this July, you might be looking for another way to stay on top of your feed subscriptions.
Soldering is Easy â comic. We’re in Reykjavík this week, and met up on our arrival with some of the guys from HakkavéIin (The Hack Machine), who spent the evening demonstrating just how great Icelanders are.
Board games in an independent cinema foyer, very large langoustines, microbrew and debates about the command line: what could be better? I spent a lot of the evening talking to the most excellent Andie Nordgren. Andie is a technical producer at CCP games, and she’s also one of the team behind a very handy instructional comic about soldering. RPi Beginners. Back to the Hub Getting Started: Buying Guide - for advice on buying the Raspberry Pi.
SD Card Setup - for information on how to prepare the SD Card used to boot your Raspberry Pi. Basic Setup - for help with buying / selecting other hardware and setting it up. Beginners Guide - you are up and running, now what can you do? Advanced Setup - for more extensive information on setting up. Trouble Shooting - some things to check if things don't work as expected. There is some restructuring going on , we are sorry for the inconvenience. Any easy question to ask, but a very difficult one to answer! RPi Tutorials.
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Community Pages: Tutorials - a list of tutorials. Learn by doing. Programming the Raspberry Pi with Raspberry Pi co-founder Eben Upton. Webinar Session Resources: Presentation File.
R-Pi Troubleshooting. From eLinux.org Back to the Hub . This page lists the most common problems and suggests some solutions. Tiny Terminal: Maker Builds a Working Raspberry Pi Laptop. Engineers build Raspberry Pi supercomputer. (Phys.org)—Computational Engineers at the University of Southampton have built a supercomputer from 64 Raspberry Pi computers and Lego.
The team, led by Professor Simon Cox, consisted of Richard Boardman, Andy Everett, Steven Johnston, Gereon Kaiping, Neil O'Brien, Mark Scott and Oz Parchment, along with Professor Cox's son James Cox (aged 6) who provided specialist support on Lego and system testing. Professor Cox comments: "As soon as we were able to source sufficient Raspberry Pi computers we wanted to see if it was possible to link them together into a supercomputer. DOOM on your Pi - SparkFun Electronics. Contributors: Jimb0 Share Use this URL to share: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google+ The Raspberry Pi is a cross between a typical embedded system – like an Arduino – and a desktop computer.
The Pi packs a 700MHz ARM11 Core with 512MB of RAM, HDMI and audio outputs, 2 USB ports, an Ethernet jack, and an SD socket with support for up to a 32GB SD card. In the eyes of some, it’s one of the more powerful, cost-effective embedded boards to hit the market. To others, it’s one of the most compact, bare-bones personal computers ever to grace the electronics world with it’s presence. The Raspberry Pi is a great platform on which to learn Linux and programming.
And, of course, it can be used to play games. What is Minecraft: Pi Edition? Have you ever thought about learning to program?
Where would you begin? Ten pimped-out projects for the Raspberry Pi. 2013 will be an exciting year in the world of gadgets -- new game consoles are launching, gadgets to automate homes and improve health are popping up regularly, and this could finally be the year the mythical Apple TV ships.
While these are all undeniably cool, the gadgets that will really transform the future are being prototyped in hackerspaces and garages all over the world. Increasingly, the Raspberry Pi is the platform of choice for these forward-thinking gadgeteers. Makers are using the tiny $35 (£22) platform to help the blind, manage their email, play games -- even put on pyrotechnic stage shows that would make the most hardened hair band weep with joy. These 10 projects show the enormous potential of this tiny board and should keep your weekend full of prototyping fun. Raspberry Pi Review. Back in personal technology prehistory—you know, before computers were idiot-proof enough to grace any living room—it was tough to use a PC without possessing an intimate understanding of how and why it worked.
The advent of prefabricated machines and graphical operating systems has helped the industry explode like those of us who witnessed its birth could never have dreamed of, but that remarkable success has come at the cost of the pioneering spirit that started it all. But all hope of regaining that foundational force it is not lost. The Raspberry Pi ($35, as tested), a tiny and brilliantly inexpensive proto-computer, encourages exactly the kind of exploration and tinkering that are nowadays often relegated to even the fringes of the DIY and enthusiast communities, and demands your active participation and intellectual engagement.
But be forewarned: You cannot be a passive user. Programming the Raspberry Pi webinar with Eben, April 4. I can’t believe I’ve just typed the word “webinar”. It’s a horrible neologism – right up there with “mentee” and “edutainment”. Still, a webinar is what Eben’s* doing, so that’s what we’re having to call it. We hope all you mentees will find it edutaining. A monster hand attached to a tiny person. Eben’s hosting this (deep breath) webinar with Element 14 on April 4 at 2pm GMT.