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5 Ways to Slice a Raspberry Pi [Maker Update #14]

This week on Maker Update, highlights of the best projects from our WD Labs Raspberry Pi contest, Minecraft in your Pocket, Coding for Medieval Glory, Fish Feeders, Alien Finders, and a maker show to put in your queue. SUBSCRIBE ON YOUTUBE

Submitted Projects

Pi Hole sent by John Kearney
https://pi-hole.net/
BOINC and SET @ Home sent by Ryan Campbell
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SiQ0Ro_bCZY
Pi LightShow sent by Zach Carson
https://plus.google.com/communities/101789596301454731630
3D Scan sent by Joe Villavicencio
https://www.raspberrypi.org/magpi/fabscan-pi-project-3d-scanning-for-all/
Mini Magic Mirror sent by Marie Godyn
http://innate.cc/

Runners-Up

Radiation Logger sent by Abdulrahman Yousif Abdalla
https://www.cooking-hacks.com/documentation/tutorials/geiger-counter-radiation-sensor-board-arduino-raspberry-pi-tutorial/
Automated Marionette sent by Thomas
http://bravoentertainment.com/talent/david-the-34-foot-tall-marionette/
Pi Fish Feeder sent by Nick
https://thediystation.wordpress.com/2014/03/20/raspberry-pi-powered-fish-feeder/
Pi VOiP Intercom sent by Clay Cooper
http://hackaday.com/2016/09/07/raspberry-pi-walkie-talkie-mumbles-to-friends/

Wins a WD Labs PiDrive kit:
http://wdlabs.wd.com/products/wd-pidrive-foundation-edition/#hdd

Winning Project Idea

Raspberry Shake sent by Caleb J
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/angelrodriguez/raspberry-shake-your-personal-seismograph

Wins a WD Labs PiDrive Compute Centre:
https://www.wdc.com/products/wdlabs/wd-picompute-centre.html#WDLB032RNN

Visit our Show Sponsor, WD Labs:
http://wdlabs.wd.com/

Tools/Tips

New Science Robotics Online Magazine
http://robotics.sciencemag.org/
Berkeley’s SALTO robot
http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/robotics-hardware/uc-berkeley-salto-is-the-most-agile-jumping-robot-ever
Panel Mount Mini USB
https://www.adafruit.com/products/3318?utm_source=youtube&utm
Panel Mount Minijack
https://www.adafruit.com/products/3319?utm_source=youtube&utm
PocketCHIP Gets Minecraft
http://blog.nextthing.co/play-minecraft-on-your-c-h-i-p-pocketc-h-i-p/
Learn Coding While Playing Games with @CodeCombat
https://codecombat.com/play
White Rabbit Project now on Netflix
https://www.netflix.com/title/80091245

Events

ITP Winter Show
http://itp.nyu.edu/shows/winter2016/show/

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