A few decades ago, students conducting space-based science projects sounded like something from the realms of science fiction. But with the falling cost, not to mention size, of hardware, it’s now much more possible.
So long September, you were a blast. To bring the month of mist and mellow fruitfulness to a close, here’s this week’s ‘best of the web’ round-up of articles, posts and content that’s given us food for thought.
It’s no secret that we love maker spaces, and especially the fact that they allow you to get hands-on in an engaging and supportive environment. So when the opportunity to build our own at pi-top HQ in London came up, saying that we were all pretty excited might be an understatement.
In our first ‘15 cool projects you can make with your pi-top‘ blog post, we gave you a list of some of our favourite pi-top projects. However, after starting to put together the list, we realised that we like way more than 15, so here’s part two! 1. Traffic lights View this post on Instagram […]
At pi-top, we believe that learning occurs best when learners work on projects that matter to them, collaborate with their peers, and take their creative skills beyond the screen. For this reason, we have decided to put together a list of some cool projects to showcase what our amazing community has been up to, and […]
Article by Darryl Samuel I’m currently studying for a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in computer science at King’s College London. I also volunteer at my son’s primary school – St James the Great Primary school in Croydon UK
Here at pi-top we love using Scratch with our physical computing projects so we decided it would be a good idea to share with you one of our favourite projects in honour of Scratch Day on the 12th of May 2018: Quick Reaction Game. When we’re out and about running workshops, we often show students how […]
Hi, My name is roboTOP… well, at least, I think that’s my name. It gets confusing because my parents call me by lots of different things – quite often I get called FrankenTOP, which I think is a term of endearment, it sounds kind of nice right? Anyway, officially I’m called roboTOP, but I don’t […]
This post is a super quick update on the new design direction our robot chassis has taken. Basically earlier the week, it was decided for the robot chassis to be 3D printed to demonstrate the capabilities of the super new cool FormLabs Form 2Stereolithography machine the UK pi-top team purchased. Form 2 Description pi-top’s London office […]
*disclaimer: our two web devs Angus and Liv wrote this blog post so excuse them if they get too techy. If something doesn’t make sense, Google is your friend and if after that you still don’t understand it, don’t worry, they are just talking nonsense* How does one robot? That is the first question we […]