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How do we develop AI education in schools? A panel discussion

Reading Time: 8 minutes AI is a broad and rapidly developing field of technology. Our goal is to make sure all young people have the skills, knowledge, and confidence to use and create AI systems. So what should AI education in schools look like? To hear a range of insights into this, we organised a panel discussion as part […]

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Our 12 favorite Arduino UNO projects

Reading Time: 3 minutes The UNO wasn’t Arduino’s first board, and it won’t be its last. There have been many varieties of microcontroller and maker boards before and after the UNO, but none have been as iconic. As we cross the epic milestone of 10 million UNOs sold and the launch of the UNO Mini Limited Edition, we decided […]

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Aston Martin DB5 Junior

Reading Time: 3 minutes A real Aston Martin DB5 will set you back an unimaginable amount of money, and won’t even have changing number-plates as standard. If you’re happy with something a little smaller, cheaper, and a bit more eco-friendly, The Little Car Company has a solution for you: the Aston Martin DB5 Junior No Time To Die Edition […]

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Converting a Fat Cat plushie into a controller for Final Fantasy XIV

Reading Time: < 1 minute Arduino Team — November 26th, 2021 Mounts in the video game Final Fantasy XIV act like how cars or horses do in our world since they allow players to travel around the map much faster than would otherwise be possible. But even better, mounts are ways to express personality and have some fun, which is […]

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Celebrating the community: Cian

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today we bring you the sixth film in our series of inspirational community stories. It’s wonderful to share how people all across the world are getting creative with tech and solving problems that matter to them. Our next community story comes from Drogheda, Ireland, where a group of programmers set up one of the country’s […]

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Incredible Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W projects in The MagPi 112

Reading Time: 3 minutes Discover 40 incredible projects that make the most out of Zero 2 W’s faster 1GHz quad-core processor. Build radio sets, robots, retro games consoles and more. Solder pins to your Zero 2 and get started with electronics. All in this month’s edition of The MagPi. Make your own Raspberry Pi gifts One of our goals […]

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Win one of ten Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W and FLIRC Raspberry Pi Zero Case Bundles

Reading Time: < 1 minute Save 37% off the cover price with a subscription to The MagPi magazine. Try three issues for just £5, then pay £25 every six issues. You’ll save money and get a regular supply of in-depth reviews, features, guides and other PC enthusiast goodness delivered directly to your door every month. Subscribe

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Introducing the Arduino UNO Mini Limited Edition: Pre-orders now open

Reading Time: 3 minutes The iconic Arduino board is back, in the shape of the UNO Mini Limited Edition. Pre-orders have just gone live, so don’t dawdle if you want to get your hands on this stunning piece of Arduino history. 10 Million Makers Can’t Be Wrong The UNO Mini Limited Edition is here to celebrate a pretty epic […]

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Meet RobBob, a 3D-printed robot head that works with an N64 controller

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — November 23rd, 2021 Inspired by a special two-axis mechanism that uses a pair of beveled gears to create panning and tilting motions, maker and YouTuber JBV Creative wanted to integrate it into a larger kinetic sculpture that could move electromechanically while also looking great at the same time. This led to the creation of RobBob, […]

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Young people can name a piece of space history with Astro Pi Mission Zero

Reading Time: 5 minutes Your young people don’t need to wait to become astronauts to be part of a space mission! In Mission Zero, the free beginners’ coding activity of the European Astro Pi Challenge, young people can create a simple computer program to send to the International Space Station (ISS) today. The International Space Station, where your young […]

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This Portal fan brought Wheatley to life as his own personal assistant

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — November 19th, 2021 The video game Portal 2 is widely regarded as a classic that introduced players to several memorable characters, including one of the main protagonists-turned-antagonists, Wheatley. This anthropomorphized personal assistance robot was able to move, speak, and listen/respond to speech from a user, which is exactly what Steve Turner was trying […]

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Interview: Akkie

Reading Time: 3 minutes  “Although the term ‘IoT’ was not common in 2009, I combined the optical drive, cardboard, and springs to create a thing that could feed the hamster or control the power switch of the air conditioner by [moving] the tray of the optical drive,” Akkie tells us. “It is quieter, easier, and smarter to implement similar […]

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Immerse Yourself in Arduino EDUvision Season 4

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hopefully you’ve been with us during the roller-coaster ride of Arduino EDUvision season 4, which just came to a close. We’ve had a wonderful time, and the response from the community has been outstanding. Arduino EDUvision began life as a way to compensate for the lack of in-person events during 2020. And now we’ve already live […]

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5750 Scottish children code to raise awareness of climate change with Code Club

Reading Time: 4 minutes This month, the team behind our Code Club programme supported nearly 6000 children across Scotland to “code against climate change” during the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow. “The scale of what we have achieved is outstanding. We have supported over 5750 young learners to code projects that are both engaging and meaningful […]