How drones help flightless birds

In the latest edition of our podcast, We Make The Future, we meet Dr Andrew Digby, who uses drone technology in his conservation work to save endangered birds.
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12 Christmas Maker Projects

Twinkly lights are now adorning the streets, and that can only mean one thing: the holiday season is upon us! Here are 12 fun Christmas-themed projects to keep you busy while ...
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What we've been reading, week 44

Hello November, hello weekend! Is it just us or does it seem like October has gone in the blink of an eye?
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Meet the maker: Avye

Avye is not your average 11-year-old. Her love for coding and making was sparked when she was only seven, and since then she's not looked back. She spends most of her weekends ...
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Turn your Android phone into a laptop with a pi-top

We love it when people hack and mod pi-tops in ways we hadn't even thought about, and this one is a beauty!
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To infinity and beyond! Exploring space with Raspberry Pi

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, ...
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Have makers solved the Banksy shredding mystery?

As a piece of publicity, you’ve got to admire it. Sell a painting for £1m and as the auctioneer's gavel hits the mahogany woodwork of Sotheby’s, half shred it before the ...
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Celebrating women in STEM: Ada Lovelace Day

Back in 2009, technologist Suw Charman-Anderson realised that women were underrepresented on stage at tech events. This problem, she thought, wasn't caused by a lack of women ...
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Case study: St Raymond School

At the St. Raymond school in Menlo Park, California, Ken Hawthorn has one goal: ensure that his school is a model for STEAM learning. Ken is a mechanical engineer turned ...
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Case study: how a successful pilot program led All Saints’ to offer new computer science classes

All Saints’ Episcopal School is a leading college preparatory day school in Fort Worth, Texas. The school emphasizes leadership, academic rigour, and artistic exposure. Its aim ...
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