How To’s

March 5, 2016
Raspberry Pi Twitter Bot

Making a Raspberry Pi Twitter Bot Part 2 – Reading RSS feeds

Let’s continue working on our Raspberry Pi Twitter bot! In the part 1, we figured out how to post tweets through the Twitter API. Next, we […]
March 4, 2016

Using Arduino with Parts and Sensors – Solar Powered Arduino (part 3)

In the second part, we learned how to charge an electric double layer capacitor through the capacitor mechanism. We learned that it is possible to charge an […]
March 3, 2016

Making a Raspberry Pi Twitter Bot Part 1 – Twitter API

This is the second time we’re using Raspberry Pi with an API! This time, we’ll use the Twitter API to create a tool that will automatically post […]
March 2, 2016

Using Arduino with Parts and Sensors – Solar Powered Arduino (part 2)

In the first part, we were able to flicker an LED with Arduino. We learned that it works fine when it’s nice outside, but we weren’t able to do […]
March 1, 2016
Arduino and Solar panel

Using Arduino with Parts and Sensors – Solar Powered Arduino (Part 1)

Today, we will be trying something new by moving away from conventional ways of powering the Arduino, like using power/USB cable or batteries. We will experiment with […]
March 1, 2016
Arduino Remote control

Using Arduino with Parts and Sensors – Infrared Remote Control (Last Part)

Last time, we learned how to use the infrared receiver module and an infrared LED. This time, let’s put what we’ve learned into practice by creating a […]
March 1, 2016
Raspberry Pi

Build a Raspberry Pi Alarm Clock Part 1

I’ve started playing with Raspberry Pi almost one year ago. Not only I’m following the news about Raspberry Pi, I took the habit of checking the […]
March 1, 2016

Using Arduino with Parts and Sensors – Infrared Remote Control (First Part)

Last time, we learned how to use the SD card. This time, we will use the infrared remote control receiver module and an infrared LED to […]
March 1, 2016
Breadboard, Thermometer sensor, resistance

DIY Raspberry Pi Thermometer

In this new project, we will use a temperature sensor. Even though it uses fewer components, and the circuit is straightforward, electronic projects never progress simply! This time, I also […]
January 26, 2016
External appearance of instrument gadget

Using Arduino with Parts and Sensors – Speakers Part 2

Last time, we used a tone function to produce a simple sound with Arduino. This time, we will take another step forward by using the Mozzi […]
January 26, 2016
Launching Sonic Pi

Audio programming with Sonic Pi!

This time we’re going to play with Sonic Pi! It comes pre-installed with Raspbian. I wanted to try it ever since I started using Raspberry Pi, and […]
January 26, 2016
Improved circuit

Using Arduino with Parts and Sensors – Speakers Part 1

This time, we’ll examine “sound” using Arduino with speakers. Arduino comes with a “tone” function and it’s relatively easy to get started with. Let’s see how sound works […]