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Tweet your Candidate is back!

Following the initial joy and elation at discovering we’ve got yet another chance to express our electoral opinions I’ve updated TweetYourMP.com to now include candidate information for the forthcoming 2017 snap General Election, and I’ve even managed to secure yet another dot com – TweetYourCandidate.com includes the details of over 3,000 candidates standing in the 650 […]

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Raspberry pi weatherproof case

Cheap Raspberry Pi outdoor case

Here’s  a very cheap outdoor weatherproof case for the Raspberry Pi. I’ve been experimenting with the AirPi weather sensor kit (available on Tindie). This is a lovely kit which comes bundled with an air-pressure, humidity, light, temperature, NO2 and CO sensors. The AirPi is fairly easy to solder together and comes complete with some nice […]

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Raspberry Pi LED scrolling sign

I’ve been playing around with LED scrolling signs for a while now and have been looking for an affordable sign to use for a project. Some LED signs are really expensive but I’ve recently come across this one from Embedded Adventures: It’s a 80×8 display with three colours – Red Green, and Red/Green mixed to […]

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Raspberry Pi retro text browser

If you visited the Raspberry Pi foundation’s website yesterday (April 1st), you will have spotted their spoof website redesign featuring a text interface and binary numbering on the menus: They even had some lovely ASCII art. If you missed it, you can recreate the effect for any site on the web using the Lynx browser. […]

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