As part of my job I get to go out and enthuse about robots, electronics, and the future of computing education to people. This time we took demos, drawing robots, and fighting robots. ALL THE ROBOTS. Wish I’d laser cut … Continue reading Design Night Sheffield
Everyone has to start somewhere. I started using Python around a year ago, but have no formal training in it. I expect this makes me a beginner. So why am I writing tutorials if I’m not an expert? Well, I figured there are a lot of people in the same boat as me. How many times have you blindly followed a tutorial, made something work, and then had absolutely no idea why it worked? Been frustrated that you think you’ve followed it correctly, but have no clue why it’s not working? This is why I started to write tutorials. If … Continue reading Be brave!
Been meaning to put this one up for a bit, but time, projects, workshops, work, life, etc. With the MagPi magazine issue 57 there was this awesome cover freebie – a google ai kit, just add Pi. After scraping all … Continue reading Googleaisaur
In which I put a Haynes “retro game” into my recycling. Annoyingly, they’re currently sold out here but at least you can have a look at what the project was supposed to look like. Amazon and Waterstones do them, but … Continue reading Pong in a bottle
I’ve always been a fan of the Mad Max series, and also of great mean-looking cars. I recently went to Pi Wars, an event where Raspberry Pi computers are used to control robots to complete a number of tasks, and … Continue reading Post-Apocalyptic Tiny 4WD
I’ll get right out there and say it. I love Eurovision. It’s one of my favourite televisual events of the year (right up there with Tom Hardy reading the cbeebies bedtime story). I decided to mark the occasion by making … Continue reading Eurovision Crown 2017