Brendan Landrum

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Mount a Raspberry Pi-Powered Google Calendar On Your Wall

Calendars are great to have in your house, but the problem with most of them is that despite cute pictures of kittens or baby turtles, the calendars …

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Turn a Raspberry Pi into a Multi-Room Wireless Stereo

Streaming music in any room is definitely a luxury, but it doesn't have to be an expensive one. Instructables user Piney shows us it's possible with …

Use a Raspberry Pi to Automate Your Blinds and Air Conditioner

Keeping your house cool (or warm) is often all about timing. To that end, you sometimes need to tweak when your blinds are open, when they're closed, …

Pi BADGEr ePaper Weather Station

<i>This hack was featured on Hackaday.com on 01/08/2014<br>This hack was featured on Adafruit.com on 01/10/2014</i>The OHS2013 BADGEr has been transformed into …

Ryanteck Raspberry Pi Motor Controller Board Kit

<b>This product is subject to specific safety warnings</b><p>Warning: Not suitable for children under 8 years. For use under adult supervision<br>• Warning: To be …

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

Make an Internet Controlled Lamp with a Raspberry Pi and Flask

The first step is to solder wires to each side of the buttons. Here I am only going to connect up two of the buttons (on and off for outlet 1) but …

Automatically watering your plants. Sensors, a Pi & Webhooks.

Automatically watering your plants with sensors, a Pi and webhooks<p><b>By Chris Hannam, Product Engineer at Server Density.</b> <br>Published on the 19th …

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The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

15 DIY Gadgets You Can Make with Raspberry Pi

Nope, that’s not a misspelling in the title. Raspberry Pi has as little to do with raspberry pie as it does with giving someone a raspberry (you know, the kind you used to give people on the playground back in the day).<p>Raspberry Pi is a credit-card-sized computer – it can literally fit in your …

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Motor Control using Raspberry Pi, chipKIT Pi and the Arduino Motor Control Shield

This post is intended to demonstrate compatibility of the chipKIT Pi with certain existing Arduino shields. In the second part of this post, we will …

Raspberry Pi As Low-cost HD Surveillance Camera

Pocket Metal Locator - Arduino<p>3D Printed Hot Wheels GoPro Car<p>Awful to Awesome: Replace a Mechanical Alarm Sound<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>It looks like the …

Simple and Intuitive Web Interface for Your Raspberry Pi

Introduction: Simple and Intuitive Web Interface for Your Raspberry Pi<p>The Raspberry Pi is an amazing 35 dollars mini-computer. It allows you to do …

Autoadvent: Raspberry Pi controlled LED Advent candles

<b>Want to build this project?</b><p>A couple weeks ago my Dad mentioned to me it would be cool if advent candles automatically lit themselves according to the …

Forget Solar Panels: This Sun-Powered Light Doesn’t Need Electricity

A simple coating to a building’s windows can redirect incoming sunlight to where it’s needed–say, on a ceiling for an ambient glow or to a desk fixture so you can get to work.<p>Picture a dark, windowless office–the sort of depressing scene where telemarketers sit in cubicles or Peggy Olson first …

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This Bug-Inspired Rescue Robot Can Bounce Off Walls And Keep Flying

Instead of being weighted down with expensive sensors, this little drone is based on resiliency: It hits an obstacle and moves on, unscathed.<p>Watch an insect fly around a room looking for a way out, and you’ll notice something interesting: No matter how many times it crashes into a wall or window, …

Spain Considers Release Of Genetically Modified Olive Fruit Flies

The flies, created by the same company that has tested genetically modified mosquitos, are designed to crash local populations of the pest.<p>A company involved in creating genetically modified mosquitos has another project nearing outdoor testing. The U.K.-based Oxitec has applied to release …