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Earlier in the year Andrew Back picked up a vintage 1950′s extension speaker from a flea market. He thought it was ideal to convert into a Raspberry Pi radio, one that receives only BBC Radio 4. Because, like many here in the Britain, he shares the quite reasonable view that…

As far as I’m concerned the only thing worth listening to on the wireless is Radio 4.

…and as a fellow Brit, I couldn’t agree with him more.

Booting the Raspberry Pi, and the radio.

While turning your Raspberry Pi into a streaming audio player seems like a popular thing to do, and  even vintage radios aren’t unheard of, I particularly appreciate this one’s lack of turning dial.

Via DesignSpark

Alasdair Allan

Alasdair Allan is a scientist, author, hacker, tinkerer and co-founder of a startup working on fixing the Internet of Things. He spends much of his time probing current trends in an attempt to determine which technologies are going to define our future.


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