Getting started with the Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi has been mentioned everywhere as being the next big thing to help educate and inspire people about computers – both software and hardware. I decided to jump on this bandwagon, so got  hold of a couple of Raspberry Pi units. Here are my notes on getting things going with the Raspberry Pi.Note … more

LED stickman costume

What can you do with the RGB LED arduino shield?….Well for a start what about this LED stickman costume? This was made using an arduino with the slightly converted example code, 5m of RGB led strip, 12V battery, safety pins and the RGB LED controller. It was done for a “high-viz” themed party and might … more