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Play Chicken Scream with an Arduino

You’ve probably heard of a ‘bot’, automated software that performs repeated tasks. They turn up everywhere, from Twitter to video games.

A Raspberry Pi and Arduino-Powered Dart Board Digital Scoring Display

We’re not saying that you’re the next Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor, but there’s a good chance you like a game of darts. Hasn’t the lack of a decent digital display proved a problem, in a world of oft-disappearing chunks of chalk?

TinyPi: Your Retro Gaming Raspberry Pi on a Keychain

Retro gaming on a Raspberry Pi is increasingly popular, as is making your retro gaming centre portable. Typically you might build something from scratch, akin to some sort of retro Nvidia Shield, or squeeze a Pi Zero into an Altoids tin. As long as it is light, compact, and easily recharged, whatever you build should be awesome.

A Solar Powered Squirrelhouse

Whether you live in the countryside or a suburban part of town near a park or fields, there is a good chance that there’s some wildlife nearby. While birds, foxes, squirrels and other creatures are bolder than ever when it comes to living in proximity to the grinding gears of progress, it can still be difficult to see them up close.

Let Your Robot Make the Cakes!

Disclaimer: in this writer’s opinion, there is no way a mechanically made cake can taste quite as good as one made by hand.

Fancy a Foldable Raspberry Pi-Powered All-in-One Workstation?

Looking for a simple Raspberry Pi-related weekend project, or just want to package your Pi into its own display?

Mugsy, the Robot Coffee Maker

Did you have coffee this morning? Did you make it yourself, struggling with the kettle and CoffeeMate? Perhaps you own a Tassimo or similar cartridge-based coffee machine?

Something Fishy about Alexa…?

The Billy Bass wall display was a perennial feature in bars and restaurants (and a few home-built bars and domestic snugs) throughout the nineties and noughties.

Build a Pinhole Digital Camera

Pinhole photography is one of the earliest ways to take pictures, but you wouldn’t think of it as a digital photography practice. After all, it relies on the natural physics of light, and the chemical reaction of the film or photographic paper – two things that digital photography has a very different relationship with.