R2D2pi @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

from Julien Darrah via hackster.io My daughter got an R2D2 toy believing it was electronically controlled, just to find out that it was only an empty shell. She was very disappointed, so I said I c… Source : R2D2pi @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

The Un-Economy Of Building Your Own Spot Welder

If there’s one thing that brings hackers together, it’s the ability to build something for less money than it takes to buy it. It’s an exercise [Great Scott Gadgets] put to the te… Source : The Un-Economy Of Building Your Own Spot Welder

Linux-ready Apollo Lake mini-PC offers optional Movidius AI

Aaeon’s rugged “Boxer-6405” mini-PC features an Apollo Lake SoC plus 2x GbE, 4x USB 3.0, 3x or 4x serial, and an HDMI port. Options including SATA, wireless, and an UP AI Core card with Movidius technology. Source : Linux-ready Apollo Lake mini-PC offers optional Movidius AI

Raspberry Pi Projection Mapping Crash Course

Projection mapping might not be a term you’re familiar with, but you’ve certainly seen the effect before. It’s when images are projected onto an object, usually one that has an in… Source : Raspberry Pi Projection Mapping Crash Course

Build an 8-Bit Computer From Scratch

YouTuber Ben Eater makes incredible “simple” computers from scratch…on breadboards. His website has carefully laid out instructions of the build and links to each of the different… Source : Build an 8-Bit Computer From Scratch

The Tiny, Pocket-Sized Robot Meant For Hacking

The world is full of educational robots for STEAM education, but we haven’t seen one as small or as cute as the Skoobot, an entry in this year’s Hackaday Prize. It’s barely bigger… Source : The Tiny, Pocket-Sized Robot Meant For Hacking

Cat Robot’s Secret to Slim Legs? Banish the Motors!

The first thing to notice about [Bijuo]’s cat-sized quadruped robot designs (link is in Korean, Google translation here) is how slim and sleek the legs are. That’s because unlike most l… Source : Cat Robot’s Secret to Slim Legs? Banish the Motors!

Touch-enabled version of Raspberry Pi based Kano kit arrives

Kano has launched a $280 “Computer Kit Touch” version of its Raspberry Pi based computing education kit with an RPi 3B, a 10.1-inch HD touchscreen, plus a keyboard, speaker, mic, and 3000mAh battery. Source : Touch-enabled version of Raspberry Pi based Kano kit arrives

Nano-ITX dev kit shows off Samsung Exynos 8895

Howchip has launched a sandwich-style, Nano-ITX form factor “ExSOM-8895 DVK” that runs Android 7.0 and Linux 4.4.13 on Samsung’s octa-core Exynos 8895 SoC with 4GB DDR4, dual UFS 2.1 storage interfaces, and MIPI-DSI and -CSI. Source : Nano-ITX dev kit shows off Samsung Exynos 8895