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Add face recognition with Raspberry Pi | Hackspace 38

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s hard to comprehend how far machine learning has come in the past few years. You can now use a sub-£50 computer to reliably recognise someone’s face with surprising accuracy. Although this kind of computing power is normally out of reach of microcontrollers, adding a Raspberry Pi computer to your project with the new High […]

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Raspberry Pi won’t let your watched pot boil

Reading Time: 3 minutes One of our favourite YouTubers, Harrison McIntyre, decided to make the aphorism “a watched pot never boils” into reality. They modified a tabletop burner with a Raspberry Pi so that it will turn itself off if anyone looks at it. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1XSx-eaCAY?feature=oembed&w=500&h=281] In this project, the Raspberry Pi runs facial detection using a USB camera. […]

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This clock really, really doesn’t want to tell you the time

Reading Time: 2 minutes What’s worse than a clock that doesn’t work? One that makes an “unbearably loud screeching noise” every minute of every day is a strong contender. That was the aural nightmare facing YouTuber Burke McCabe. But rather than just fix the problem, he decided, in true Raspberry Pi community fashion, to go one step further. Because […]