Digital Making at Home: Storytelling with code

Reading Time: 3 minutes Welcome back to Digital Making at Home from the Raspberry Pi Foundation! If you’re joining us for the first time this week, welcome: you’re now part of a global movement with other young digital makers from all over the world. You’re in great company, friend! You all CRUSHED making your own games last week, so…… Continue reading Digital Making at Home: Storytelling with code

Code the Classics on sale now

Reading Time: 4 minutes TL;DR: we made a fully automated luxury gay space communist type-in-listing book. Buy it now and get it in time for Christmas. Back in the dawn of time, in the late 1980s, I grew up on a diet of type-in computer game listings. From the BBC Micro User Guide, to The Micro User magazine, to…… Continue reading Code the Classics on sale now

Get started with… Arduino?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Yes, you read that title right, and no, you haven’t accidentally stumbled upon the Arduino Foundation’s website. Today, we’re pleased to announce a new addition to the Raspberry Pi Press family: Get Started with Arduino, a complete how-to guide to help you get hands on with the other pocket-sized board. But why? Why not? Our mission…… Continue reading Get started with… Arduino?

Get started with… Arduino?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Yes, you read that title right, and no, you haven’t accidentally stumbled upon the Arduino Foundation’s website. Today, we’re pleased to announce a new addition to the Raspberry Pi Press family: Get Started with Arduino, a complete how-to guide to help you get hands on with the other pocket-sized board. But why? Why not? Our mission…… Continue reading Get started with… Arduino?

Bringing a book to life with Raspberry Pi | Hello World #9

Reading Time: 4 minutes Sian Wheatcroft created an interactive story display to enable children to explore her picture book This Bear, That Bear. She explains the project, and her current work in teaching, in the newest issue of Hello World magazine, available now. The task of promoting my first children’s picture book, This Bear, That Bear, was a daunting…… Continue reading Bringing a book to life with Raspberry Pi | Hello World #9

Philip Colligan wants your books (for our library)

Reading Time: 2 minutes You may have heard the news that the Raspberry Pi Foundation recently took up residence in a new location. And unlike previous offices, the new building offers up more room for members of the team to work and learn, including the yet-to-be-named library. (I’ll have thought of name by the end of this blog post.)…… Continue reading Philip Colligan wants your books (for our library)

A list of Raspberry Pi books for #BookLoversDay

Reading Time: 5 minutes While yesterday’s blog post covered YouTubers who create video tutorials about using the Raspberry Pi, today we want to focus on a more traditional medium in honour of #BookLoversDay. Since we launched the Raspberry Pi back in 2012, staff and community members alike have been writing guides and projects books about our little green board,…… Continue reading A list of Raspberry Pi books for #BookLoversDay

Happy Birthday, Harry Potter: wizard-worthy Pi projects

Reading Time: 5 minutes Today marks Harry Potter’s 38th birthday. And as we’re so, so very British here at Raspberry Pi, we have no choice but to celebrate the birth of The Boy Who Lived with some wonderfully magical projects from members of the community. Build your own Daily Prophet After a trip to The Wizarding World of Harry…… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Harry Potter: wizard-worthy Pi projects

17 Amazing Pictures of Sculptures Carved Directly Into Books

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Guy Laramee has been known to create some amazing lifelike landscapes, architecture, and iconic sites from stacks of books, and what you’re looking at above is his latest work, titled “Adieu”. Some know that after 244 years, Encyclopedia Britannica will cease printing their famous book sets. So, Guy decided to pay tribute by taking an…… Continue reading 17 Amazing Pictures of Sculptures Carved Directly Into Books

Author Tom Clancy has died at age 66

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tom Clancy, the best-selling author of techno-thrillers Clear and Present Danger and Patriot Games, died last night in a Baltimore hospital at the age of 66, his publisher has confirmed. Clancy was best known for creating the iconic character Jack Ryan and for the startling authenticity he gave to descriptions of military technology and strategy. Clancy launched his…… Continue reading Author Tom Clancy has died at age 66

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