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qrocodile: the kid-friendly Sonos system

February 21, 2018 Alex Bate

Chris Campbell’s qrocodile uses a Raspberry Pi, a camera, and QR codes to allow Chris’s children to take full control of the Sonos home sound system. And we love it! qrocodile Introducing qrocodile, a kid-friendly system for controlling your Sonos with QR codes. Source code is available at: https://github.com/chrispcampbell/qrocodile Learn more at: http://labonnesoupe.org https://twitter.com/chrscmpbll Sonos SONOS […]

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Mission Space Lab flight status announced!

February 21, 2018 Erin Brindley

In September of last year, we launched our 2017/2018 Astro Pi challenge with our partners at the European Space Agency (ESA). Students from ESA membership and associate countries had the chance to design science experiments and write code to be run on one of our two Raspberry Pis on the International Space Station (ISS). Submissions […]

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NEW PRODUCT – Adafruit RGB Matrix Bonnet for Raspberry Pi

February 21, 2018 Angelica

NEW PRODUCT – Adafruit RGB Matrix Bonnet for Raspberry Pi You can now create a dazzling display with your Raspberry Pi with the Adafruit RGB Matrix Bonnet. These boards plug into your Pi and makes it super easy to control RGB matrices such as those we stock in the shop and create a colorful scrolling […]

Community Profile: Estefannie Explains It All

February 19, 2018 Alex Bate

This column is from The MagPi issue 59. You can download a PDF of the full issue for free, or subscribe to receive the print edition through your letterbox or the digital edition on your tablet. All proceeds from the print and digital editions help the Raspberry Pi Foundation achieve our charitable goals. “Hey, world!” […]

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Pi Zero Gives Telescope Hands Free Focus #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

February 17, 2018 Ben

Via Hackaday: It seems like [Jason Bowling] never gets tired of finding new ways to combine the Raspberry Pi with his love of the cosmos. This time he’s come up with a very straightforward way of focusing his Celestron 127SLT with everyone’s favorite Linux SBC. He found the focus mechanism on the scope to be […]