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Listening to BBC Radio 4 With Your Raspberry Pi

Listening to BBC Radio 4 With Your Raspberry Pi

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.

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What IF…Festival of Innovation and Imagination

What IF…Festival of Innovation and Imagination

What IF… Festival: Don’t miss the geeky gadgets, DIY demos, cool experiments, new technologies, hands-on learning, and live performances! September 7th, 10am-4pm in Colorado Springs, CO.

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Antique Raspberry Pi Internet Radio

Antique Raspberry Pi Internet Radio

It seems to be a popular thing to do, turning your Raspberry Pi into a streaming audio player for internet radio stations. However, I’m especially impressed with Florian Amrhein’s Digital Vintage Radio. The Oxford-based maker used the antique dials to control the volume and tune in stations, but the best part is how he used […]

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Everyone’s the DJ with Autonomous Interactive Radio

Everyone’s the DJ with Autonomous Interactive Radio

Reid Bingham and Sean McIntyre, the duo behind Double One Design, created Autonomous Interactive Radio (AIR for short). It’s a Raspberry Pi-based DJ system which accepts MP3 files via email and enqueues them to be played out through the audio output. The project was their work for Interactivos, a ten day arts and technology workshop […]

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Tune in Tweets with Magpi Radio

Tune in Tweets with Magpi Radio

[vimeo w=598 http://vimeo.com/55184622] Fellow ITP student William Lindmeier created a project I like a lot called Magpi Radio: Magpi Radio uses text-to-speech to read tweets coming in from various channels. Volume and power are controlled by the knob on the left. Channels can be selected by turning the knob on the right. As you click […]

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Raspberry Pi as an FM Transmitter

Raspberry Pi as an FM Transmitter

This morning I was lazily browsing Reddit when I came across a project by the Imperial College Robotics Society in the UK. It’s code and instructions for using the Raspberry Pi as a low-power mono FM transmitter. When I saw how easy it looked to do, I ran over to my Pi, downloaded the code, […]

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Calling All Covert Operators – Build a Bug with Weekend Projects

Calling All Covert Operators – Build a Bug with Weekend Projects

Build a wireless “bug” by combining an amplified listener with a short-range FM transmitter. Hide the circuit in a book or other discreet object.

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