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Raspberry Pi–powered bonsai watering system

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bonsai trees are the most glorious of miniature shrubbery. But caring for them takes seriously green fingers. Luckily, this Raspberry Pi–powered bonsai watering system doesn’t require much to get started. Also, the Reddit user who shared the project is named Lord-of-the-Pis, so, we love. You will need: Raspberry Pi Submersible water pump Jumper wires The […]

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Laser-engraved Raspberry Pi hologram

Reading Time: 2 minutes Inspired by an old episode of Pimoroni’s Bilge Tank, and with easy access to the laser cutter at the Raspberry Pi Foundation office, I thought it would be fun to create a light-up multi-layered hologram using a Raspberry Pi and the Pimoroni Unicorn pHAT. Raspberry Pi layered light Read more – Break it to make […]

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Toddler nightlight/stay-in-bed device

Reading Time: 3 minutes Living with a toddler is the best thing. It really is. Seen through their eyes, everything you’re jaded about becomes new and exciting. Every piece of music is new. Frog and Toad are real people. Someone doesn’t care that you’re really, really bad at drawing, believing that you’re actually a kind of cross between Leonardo and […]

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Raspberry Pi would like you to remember…

Reading Time: 2 minutes …remember, the 5th of November. Happy Guy Fawkes Night, Bonfire Night, Fireworks Night…Day! A brief history of the Gunpowder Plot In 1605, York-born Guy Fawkes was arrested, along with other conspirators of the Gunpowder Plot, for their attempt to blow up the House of Lords that, at the time, was occupied by members of parliament, […]

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Raspberry Pi aboard Pino, the smart sailboat

Reading Time: 3 minutes As they sail aboard their floating game design studio Pino, Rekka Bellum and Devine Lu Linvega are starting to explore the use of Raspberry Pis. As part of an experimental development tool and a weather station, Pis are now aiding them on their nautical adventures! Mar 2018: A Smart Sailboat Pino is on its way […]