Make Your Own Virtual Assistant with Mycroft

Using a Raspberry Pi and Mycroft, it’s easy to cobble together an artificial intelligence (AI) voice assistant. Here’s how to make your own virtual assistant with Mycroft!

Control Your Lego Train Set with Arduino

Lego train sets have been thrilling children with curious minds for over 50 years, with battery-powered sets winding their way around bedrooms, living rooms and even gardens.

How to Create a Retro Arcade with RetroPie

Raspberry Pi boards offer loads of uses for do-it-yourself (DIY) projects. One of the easiest and most gratifying is creating a retro gaming machine.

Using Mongoose OS on your ESP8266

The ESP8266 enjoyed great fanfare a few years ago. It was a cheap WiFi-enabled device that offered low power consumption, small size and a few GPIO pins.

Create Your Own Spotify with a Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a nifty single-board PC. It's an all-in-one device capable of numerous projects from voice-controlled Internet of Things gadgets to wall-mounted dashboards. Using a Raspberry Pi, it's simple to create a streaming music server. Learn how to create your own Spotify with a Raspberry Pi for streaming music on the go.

Getting started with the micro:bit and MicroPython

In this tutorial, we take our first steps with MicroPython on the micro:bit by creating a simple dice that uses random number generation triggered by gesture control, all in 9 lines of code!

Using a Doppler radar sensor with the Raspberry Pi

There are many sensors on the market for the Raspberry Pi, Arduino and other single board computers/microcontrollers. But the RCWL-0516 is something new and exciting in that it offers the simplicity of a PIR sensor but with a greater range and ability to detect through objects, yet it still only retails for a few dollars from China.

Sending sensor data to Twitter using Node-RED

In this tutorial, we shall use a cheap common sensor, the DS18B20 a waterproof and accurate sensor that can be bought for less than $5 online.

Build a wildlife camera using a Raspberry Pi and PiJuice

Build your own motion-sensing wildlife camera with a Raspberry Pi and PiJuice portable power