Instructables: exploring - technology - raspberry pi - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:56:26 PST BLOX v1.01 Raspdio http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspdio/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 15:06:05 PST
Dog Wearables (Live Streaming Dog Camera) http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Streaming-Dog-Camera/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:31:01 PST
DiddyBorg: The Mini 6 wheeled Raspberry Pi Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/DiddyBorg-The-Mini-6-wheeled-Raspberry-Pi-Robot/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 05:06:20 PST
Motivational Bathroom Scale http://www.instructables.com/id/Motivational-Bathroom-Scale/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:40:28 PST
Lunch Box Computer with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Lunch-Box-Computer-with-Raspberry-Pi/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 18:38:53 PST
Raspberry Pi Christmas Tree Light Show http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Christmas-Tree-Light-Show/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 20:58:30 PST
Raspbmc Mediabox Steampunk style http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspbmc-Mediabox-Steampunk-style/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 02:37:35 PST
Space-Saving Monitor Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Saving-Monitor-Stand/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 19:49:21 PST
2-Player Bartop Arcade Machine (Powered by Pi) http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Player-Bartop-Arcade-Machine-Powered-by-Pi/
2-Player Bartop Arcade Machine (Powered by Pi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/TJTC/I20VZCQF/FBPTJTCI20VZCQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/TJTC/I20VZCQF/FBPTJTCI20VZCQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/TJTC/I20VZCQF/FBPTJTCI20VZCQF.SMALL.jpg rolfebox The 'Galactic Starcade' is a DIY retro bartop arcade cabinet for two players. It is powered by the Raspberry Pi micro-computer and plays multiple types of retro games - primarily NES, SNES, Megadrive and arcade (MAME) games. Using a Pi keeps the cost, weight and complexity to a minimum but the cabin...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 21:18:25 PST
Jabberry the PiHutt http://www.instructables.com/id/Jabberry-the-PiHutt/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 13:30:53 PST
Micro Raspberry-Pi arcade cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Raspberry-Pi-arcade-cabinet/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 16:36:13 PDT
QBee - AirPlay / MPD integrated speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/QBee-AirPlay-MPD-integrated-speaker-Raspberry-Pi-s/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:50:26 PDT
Glove box Entertainment System http://www.instructables.com/id/Glove-box-Entertainment-System/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 16:50:50 PDT
Raspberry Pi Irrigation Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Irrigation-Controller/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 10:03:58 PDT
DIY Head Mounted Display http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Head-Mounted-Display/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:10:51 PDT
Raspberry Pi Soil Moisture Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Soil-Moisture-Sensor-1/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:51:09 PDT
Mini Projection-Mapped Landscape http://www.instructables.com/id/Projection-Mapped-Sculpture-with-OpenFrameworks-an/
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By: gabrieldunne

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:55:38 PDT
PiStation - A Raspberry Pi Emulation Console http://www.instructables.com/id/PiStation-A-Raspberry-Pi-Emulation-Console/
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By: scott!

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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 17:31:58 PDT
Tweeting Bird Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Tweeting-Bird-Feeder/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:55:18 PDT
Raspberry Pi Arcade Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Arcade-Table/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 12:53:12 PDT
Getting Stock Prices on Raspberry Pi (using Python) http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Stock-Prices-on-Raspberry-Pi-Python/
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By: scottkildall

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:32:06 PDT
Raspberry Pi - SMS Garage Door Butler http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-SMS-Garage-Door-Butler/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:42:11 PDT
Raspberry Pi B+ Case, Quick and Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-B-Case-Quick-and-Cheap/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:43:21 PDT
Fofoque-me: Vox Populi -- a motorized public opinion system http://www.instructables.com/id/Fofoque-me-Vox-Populi-a-motorized-public-opinion-s/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 03:25:13 PDT
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Robot-Arm-meArm-V04/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:39:39 PDT
Raspberry Pi in Rotary Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-in-Rotary-Phone/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:14:17 PDT
Twin Raspberry Pi B+ Rack "Case" http://www.instructables.com/id/Twin-Raspberry-Pi-B-Rack-Case/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:12:15 PDT
RFID Sound Triggers with the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/RFID-Sound-Triggers-with-the-Raspberry-Pi/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:05:34 PDT
SelfiesBot — Twitterbot that takes Selfies using Rapsberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/SelfiesBot-Twitterbot-that-takes-Selfies-using-Rap/
SelfiesBot — Twitterbot that takes Selfies using Rapsberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/8F3A/HXMKQST1/FMJ8F3AHXMKQST1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/8F3A/HXMKQST1/FMJ8F3AHXMKQST1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/8F3A/HXMKQST1/FMJ8F3AHXMKQST1.SMALL.jpg scottkildall SelfiesBot is a Twitterbot that takes...Selfies! The Twitter feed for @selfiesbot is here.SelfiesBot is a sculpture that uses a Raspberry Pi to take a photo, preview it and then post it to its Twitter account.This Instructable will give details of the software, electronics and physical construction ...
By: scottkildall

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:45:30 PDT
Raspberry Pi PirateBox http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-PirateBox/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:12:57 PDT
iSPRESSO: Remote Controlled, Raspberry Pi Powered Espresso Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Things-RasPi-Espresso-Machine-iSPRESSO/
iSPRESSO: Remote Controlled, Raspberry Pi Powered Espresso Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/ZKBR/HWX499KS/FR3ZKBRHWX499KS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/ZKBR/HWX499KS/FR3ZKBRHWX499KS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/ZKBR/HWX499KS/FR3ZKBRHWX499KS.SMALL.jpg veggiebenz iSPRESSO is an appliance modification comprised of Raspberry Pi computer, solid state relays, temp sensor, buttons and a display, a custom Printed Circuit Board, and custom linux shell scripts and a good bit of python code. The instructions to build, including source code, is available on this site...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 05:55:52 PDT
Internet of Things Toilet Uploads Events to the Cloud (Raspberry PI) http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Things-Toilet-Uploads-Events-to-the-Cl/
Internet of Things Toilet Uploads Events to the Cloud (Raspberry PI) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/FAHX/HWS3KL1A/FX9FAHXHWS3KL1A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/FAHX/HWS3KL1A/FX9FAHXHWS3KL1A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/FAHX/HWS3KL1A/FX9FAHXHWS3KL1A.SMALL.jpg e024576 Internet of Things Toilet uploads flush events and toilet paper roll change out events to Google Drive spreadsheet.How does it work? – An aquarium liquid level sensor float switch detects toilet tank level; flushing lowers the level closing the switch. A photo cell located in socket (blind hole) of ...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:44:44 PDT
New Email Notification Light http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Email-Notification-Light/
New Email Notification Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/OA0C/HVYPZ0XP/FZYOA0CHVYPZ0XP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/OA0C/HVYPZ0XP/FZYOA0CHVYPZ0XP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/OA0C/HVYPZ0XP/FZYOA0CHVYPZ0XP.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 In this Instructable we will build a fun desk gadget to alert you when a new email arrives in your inbox. Materials Materials: Raspberry Pi (RadioShack #277-196) protoboard (RadioShack #276-168) (5x) 220 ohm resistor (RadioShack #271-1111) (5x) white LEDs (RadioShack #276-017) n-channel...
By: Aleator777

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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 08:19:54 PDT
Lunar Phase Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Lunar-Phase-Clock/
Lunar Phase Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/QQ3G/HVTWFAVE/FX4QQ3GHVTWFAVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/QQ3G/HVTWFAVE/FX4QQ3GHVTWFAVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/QQ3G/HVTWFAVE/FX4QQ3GHVTWFAVE.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 In this Instructable we will be building a dynamic lunar lamp with the Raspberry Pi. With your very own lunar clock you'll always know the current phase of the moon, no matter the weather! History and Theory Budding astronomer? Recently bitten by a werewolf? Whatever your lunar-phase-knowing ...
By: Aleator777

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Fri, 30 May 2014 13:51:30 PDT
Playstation 2 controller with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Playstation-2-controller-with-Raspberry-Pi/
Playstation 2 controller with Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/HR9E/HVN9F5IR/F94HR9EHVN9F5IR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/HR9E/HVN9F5IR/F94HR9EHVN9F5IR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/HR9E/HVN9F5IR/F94HR9EHVN9F5IR.SMALL.jpg dexter_industries This tutorial will show how to use the Playstation 2 Controller (PS2) with the Raspberry Pi. We use the Arduberry to adapt the shield to the Raspberry Pi. Hardware Required Raspberry Pi ArduberryDexter Industries Playstation 2 Controller Shield for ArduinoA Playstation 2 controller or a similar ...
By: dexter_industries

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Sun, 25 May 2014 22:21:24 PDT
Raspberry Pi Alamode CNC Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Alamode-CNC-Controller/
Raspberry Pi Alamode CNC Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/7OFS/HV9HRJRR/FWN7OFSHV9HRJRR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/7OFS/HV9HRJRR/FWN7OFSHV9HRJRR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/7OFS/HV9HRJRR/FWN7OFSHV9HRJRR.SMALL.jpg cdtaylor51 This is my first attempt at an instructable. I hope it helps someone else.Switches and Lights and fans, oh my...I bought a CNC machine some time ago and I was never happy with it. It used a traditional parallel port controller and of course no modern computers have those. So it was always a point...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 15:36:19 PDT
Black Box Timelapse http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-Box-Timelapse/
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Thu, 22 May 2014 14:43:45 PDT
Mjolnir - The Portable Media Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Mjolnir-The-Portable-Media-Computer/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 10:26:25 PDT
Wearable Cyberpunk Gesture Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Cyberpunk-Gesture-Pad/
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Sat, 10 May 2014 17:06:24 PDT
Raspberry Pi: Python scripting the GPIO http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Python-scripting-the-GPIO/
Raspberry Pi: Python scripting the GPIO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/Z97Q/HTJPAEOG/F6IZ97QHTJPAEOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/Z97Q/HTJPAEOG/F6IZ97QHTJPAEOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/Z97Q/HTJPAEOG/F6IZ97QHTJPAEOG.SMALL.jpg scottkildall The GPIO: General Purpose Input/Output lets you interface your Raspberry Pi with the outside world, making it a powerful interactive device for just $40-$50. This Instructable will show you how to install the GPIO package on your Raspberry Pi and how to wire up a simple push button circuit with an ...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 10:37:36 PDT
Plotly + Atlas Scientific: Graph Real-Time Dissolved Oxygen with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Plotly-Atlas-Scientific-Graph-Real-Time-Dissolved-/
Plotly + Atlas Scientific: Graph Real-Time Dissolved Oxygen with Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/2I8T/HUPHKJKW/FXC2I8THUPHKJKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/2I8T/HUPHKJKW/FXC2I8THUPHKJKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/2I8T/HUPHKJKW/FXC2I8THUPHKJKW.SMALL.gif plotlygraphs Atlas Scientific makes an amazing suite of scientific grade environmental monitoring sensors that have a perfect synergy with the Plotly data visualization platform.This Instructable will show you how to hook up an Atlas Dissolved Oxygen sensor and a Raspberry Pi to Plotly's real-time graphing platf...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 09:29:06 PDT
Raspberry Pi Twitterbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Twitterbot/
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By: scottkildall

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Thu, 1 May 2014 09:17:40 PDT
Tripod Camera Mount for Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Tripod-Camera-Mount-for-Raspberry-Pi/
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By: scottkildall

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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 16:31:10 PDT
Augment Your Reality With The iTorch raspberry pi flashlight projector http://www.instructables.com/id/iTorch-raspberry-pi-flashlight-projector/
Augment Your Reality With The iTorch raspberry pi flashlight projector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/K12J/HTZY4C3F/F52K12JHTZY4C3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/K12J/HTZY4C3F/F52K12JHTZY4C3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/K12J/HTZY4C3F/F52K12JHTZY4C3F.SMALL.jpg MrTravisHiggins UPDATE: May 3rd - Playing Minecraft on the newer iTorch :) UPDATE: NEW iTorch 3D printed version! && Finally uploaded some videos, hope you like them. :) Post by ITorch Media Sharing. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=292394047593097 iTorch Media Sharing Created By: T...
By: MrTravisHiggins

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:19:17 PDT
Mounting a USB Thumb Drive with the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Mounting-a-USB-Thumb-Drive-with-the-Raspberry-Pi/
Mounting a USB Thumb Drive with the Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/68BV/HU1RPWTE/F2O68BVHU1RPWTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/68BV/HU1RPWTE/F2O68BVHU1RPWTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/68BV/HU1RPWTE/F2O68BVHU1RPWTE.SMALL.jpg scottkildall This is another one of my "meat-and-potatoes" Raspberry Pi Instructables. What this Instructable will show you how to do is to configure your Raspberry Pi to recognize and automatically mount a USB thumb drive. This is especially useful for exchanging files, running backups and using your Pi as a m...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:05:19 PDT
Flexible Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-Keyboard/
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By: hitansh

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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 09:22:09 PDT
Ultimate Raspberry Pi Configuration Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Raspberry-Pi-Configuration-Guide/
Ultimate Raspberry Pi Configuration Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/71GK/HSRS4XBV/FKI71GKHSRS4XBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/71GK/HSRS4XBV/FKI71GKHSRS4XBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/71GK/HSRS4XBV/FKI71GKHSRS4XBV.SMALL.jpg scottkildall The Raspberry Pi is a great thing: it is real computer, it is cheap ($40), it can interface with electronics, talk to the web and has full HDMI support. However it runs on Linux, which I have a love-hate relationship with. I love the idea of Linux, but when I start messing around the command line a...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:05:42 PDT
Raspberry Pi photo booth controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-photo-booth-controller/
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By: safay

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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 10:25:08 PST
Lego + Sugru Panel Mount Connectors (with RetroPie case as example) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Sugru-Panel-Mount-Connectors-with-RetroPie-ca/
Lego + Sugru Panel Mount Connectors (with RetroPie case as example) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/1N28/HSE93LL1/FZ81N28HSE93LL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/1N28/HSE93LL1/FZ81N28HSE93LL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/1N28/HSE93LL1/FZ81N28HSE93LL1.SMALL.jpg Ben Finio Update 3/16/2014: thanks to everyone who voted for this project in the Game.Life 4 contest! The motivation for this project came when I combined my Raspberry Pi voice-controlled electrical outlets with a RetroPie. Due to the number of peripherals and cables involved (a powered USB hub, microphone, ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 10:04:54 PST
Real-time Graphing with the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Streaming-Data-Visualization-Plotly-Raspberry-Pi/
Real-time Graphing with the Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/5AL1/HS18FTPE/FJO5AL1HS18FTPE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/5AL1/HS18FTPE/FJO5AL1HS18FTPE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/5AL1/HS18FTPE/FJO5AL1HS18FTPE.SMALL.jpg plotlygraphs Time for some Raspberry Pi + Plotly Streaming fun! Recently we completed an Instructable for visualizing temperature and humidity data using an Arduino and Plot.ly, a free online collaborative graphing tool. Now it's time to extend that fun to all Raspberry Pi users! The Raspberry Pi is a fa...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 06:39:34 PST