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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.

Replace Google Reader with a Raspberry Pi

Why not set up a Raspberry Pi to do the not-so-heavy lifting instead of importing your feeds into yet another web-based service? After all, you never know when anyone (or everyone) is going to pull the pin on their aggregators — especially since RSS is supposed to be dead already anyway. Soldering is Easy – comic. RPi Beginners. Back to the Hub Getting Started:

RPi Beginners

RPi Tutorials. Programming the Raspberry Pi with Raspberry Pi co-founder Eben Upton. Webinar Session Resources: Presentation File Recorded Session Video.

Programming the Raspberry Pi with Raspberry Pi co-founder Eben Upton

R-Pi Troubleshooting. From Back to the Hub . This page lists the most common problems and suggests some solutions. See RPi_Bugs for problems that are bugs. Tiny Terminal: Maker Builds a Working Raspberry Pi Laptop. Engineers build Raspberry Pi supercomputer. (—Computational Engineers at the University of Southampton have built a supercomputer from 64 Raspberry Pi computers and Lego.

Engineers build Raspberry Pi supercomputer

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. 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.

DOOM on your Pi - SparkFun Electronics

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. What is Minecraft: Pi Edition? Have you ever thought about learning to program?

What is Minecraft: Pi Edition?

Where would you begin? How much would it cost? 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.

Ten pimped-out projects for the Raspberry Pi

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. Time-Lapse Dolly Moving time-lapse videos are a sweet art form, but kind of tricky to pull off.

Want to go a step further and create HDR time-lapse videos? Source: Image: FamiLab. 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.

Raspberry Pi Review

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”.

Programming the Raspberry Pi webinar with Eben, April 4

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. Download and install the Operating System on the SD cardrun the boot up scriptuse the script editor and begin to create applications using the presupplied Python scripts If you want to attend, you’ll need to sign up for the event at Element 14′s website.

Edited to add: We’ve checked with Element14, and a video of the webinar will be made available for those of you who can’t attend because you’re at work, it’s 2am where you live, etc. etc.