All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘raspberry pi’

Don’t Give Your MacBook To A Monkey

Monkeys are incredibly intelligent creatures capable of wielding tools and solving simple problems. That doesn’t mean they should be trusted with consumer electronics though. In a promo video for a new DIY computer project called Kano, the team put a monkey and a MacBook into the same room. The result is pretty great, and proves once again that monkeys can …

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Looking For A Cheap Linux Board? Try The BeagleBone Black

Linux can run on just about anything. That’s why projects like the $25 Raspberry Pi are so exciting. Just about anybody can now own a Linux PC and start writing code. Of course, some may want something a bit more sophisticated, and BeagleBoard may have just want you need. The BeagleBone Black is the latest Linux board from BeagleBoard. The …

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Minecraft Pi Edition Is Ready To Teach You Coding

One of Mojang’s more interesting projects of the last few months has been Minecraft Pi Edition. It’s a free version of Notch’s smash indie hit developed specifically for the Raspberry Pi. It’s been a few months in the making, and now it’s ready to start teaching kids (and adults) how to program. Mojang announced today that Minecraft Pi Edition is …

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Open Source Computing Brings Everybody’s Favorite Droid To Life

I think we can all agree that R2-D2 is one of the most lovable robots ever created. Compared to his more terrifying contemporaries, the little guy just oozes charm. Now one man has made his very own R2-D2 using a Raspberry Pi linux computer. A Chinese Star Wars fan took an old R2-D2 interactive toy and outfitted it with a …

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Minecraft Coming To Raspberry Pi, Will Be Free

Minecraft is an absurdly popular video game, but it’s becoming much more than that. Teachers are beginning to use it in the classroom to teach basic STEM skills, and Mojang will soon use it to teach basic programming. Mojang announced today that it’s working on Minecraft: Pi Edition for the Raspberry Pi, the $35 Linux computer. The hope is that …

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Check Out These Photos Of Near-Space Taken By A Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is one of the coolest computing innovations of the last few years. It’s a simple ARM-powered Linux computer that only costs $25, yet can already do so much. The initial goal was to use the Pi as a way for kids to inexpensively learn programming, but enthusiasts have been doing some really impressive things with the hardware. …

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Raspberry Pi Developer Webinar Coming April 4

The Raspberry Pi is a tiny $25 computer intended for children that sold out to adults wanting to play with it. It really is quite the amazing work of art as far as computers are concerned. It runs on Linux and has a minimalistic design consisting of an HDMI out, USB port, SD card port and an ethernet port. Eben …

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The $35 PC Raspberry Pi Sells Out In Minutes

Linux based Raspberry Pi sold out yesterday and crashed makers Premier Farnell or RS Components websites. The revolutionary PC is the size of a credit card and features a USB port for a keyboard, Ethernet port, SD card slot, and an HDMI port for video output. “The idea”, says Eben Upton, the founder of the charity behind the scheme, “is …

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Despite SOPA Delay, Boing Boing & Raspberry Pi Join Blackout Protest

The White House may have denounced the current incarnation of SOPA and the Congressional goon squad who fathered SOPA may have delayed the bill’s passage in order to address “concerns,” but websites still wanted to remind everybody: they no likes the censorship. Over the weekend, while the SOPA backlash got the government treatment, Boing Boing announced that they would be …

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