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Romilly Cocking
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Electronics, Robotics, Ingress, Food and Drink. That is all.
Electronics, Robotics, Ingress, Food and Drink. That is all.

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A little Raspberry Pi history
a pre-alpha version of the Pi (reproduced with permission) A few days ago someone pointed out that it was eight years since Eben Upton's first blog post on the Raspberry Pi website. The site had actually been live for a while (from 26 May 2011), with just e...
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When mu is not enough...
I'm working on a micro:bit project book at the moment, and the current chapter covers a Quiz runner application. It needs multiple micro:bits. For testing I need at least three, one for the Quiz runner and one for each of two competing teams. Although the m...
When mu is not enough...
When mu is not enough...
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reggie - readable regular expressions in Python
Regular Expressions are powerful but they can be hard to tame. There’s an old programmer’s joke: A programmer has a problem, and she decides to use regular expressions. Now she has two problems. Unless you use regular expressions regularly (sorry for the aw...
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MonkMakes boards for the micro:bit
MonkMakes is the Hardware business started by Simon and Linda Monk to complement Simon's many excellent maker books. They've just released three new boards for the micro:bit. Today I had a play with their sensor board , which has a light sensor, a microphon...
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The ClusterHat goes Stereo!
Yesterday I described my first experiments with the Raspberry Pi ClusterHat. I've had a play done a bit more serious research since then and I now have two Pi cam2s connected to two of the Pi zeros. Now I can take stereo photos! The first pair of images are...
The ClusterHat goes Stereo!
The ClusterHat goes Stereo!
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Clusterfun with the Raspbery Pi Clusterhat
Want to build your own supercomputer at home? You can take a step in that direction with a Raspberry Pi 3, four Pi zeros and a ClusterHat . The ClusterHat allows you to connect four pi Zeros to a Raspberry Pi controller and network them all together. You've...
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Programmng with MicroPython by Nicholas Tollervey
I've just finished reading the final version of Programming with MicroPython by Nicholas Tollervey. I love MicroPython - it helps me to develop working code faster, and it's fun to use! MicroPython has been around for a while. I first encountered it when I ...
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