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I have a Pi Camera board :)

I bought a Pi Camera board 🙂 Very good learning resource here and basic Python API here.   Tweet

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Forthcoming session of Minecraft Social Graffiti experiment

Next session of mineraft social graffiti experiment Tuesday 28 Oct from 17:00 to 22:00. [SUSPENDED]   Tweet

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Minecraft Social Graffiti

UPDATE: [SUSPENDED] Next session Tuesday 28 Oct from 17:00 to 22:00 Minecraft Social Graffiti is a social experiment based on Minecraft Pi (using Raspberry Pi) and Twitter. The idea behind this experiment is to allow users to free draw on a

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Twitter voice notifier with Python and Twython

This script (thanks to Raspberry Pi Projects book and Raspberry Pi Twitter monitor) is the first step of interactive led video art project I have in mind. The goal is allow people to change the configuration of led installation via Twitter

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JPG Image renderer with Raspberry Pi and Minecraft Pi Edition

Using a Raspberry Pi, Minecraft PI edition, their Python API and PIL library (Python Imaging Library) I’ve build a sort of Minecraft image renderer. The objective is load a JPG image into Minecraft world. The image must be less of 200px

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Python/Pygame port of TennisForTwo: first videogame ever (1958)

The history of videogames is very interesting issue, and the title of the  “first videogame of all time”  was always very disputed. In spite of the existence of a protovideogame called Cathode Ray Tube Amusement Device (1947) and other examples

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Eliza: a very basic natural language processing chatterbot

Testing the examples of  Android Wear preview I found the code of Eliza, a basic chatterbot and one of the earliest programs to employ primitive natural language processing. According to wikipedia, Eliza operated by processing users’ responses to scripts, the most famous

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Box2D in artillery games, a concept demo: From Gorilla to Angry Birds.

In recent times, Angry Birds has had great repercussion in the world of casual games, but the concept it is based on is not new: Since 1988 Artillery, and subsequently, Gorillas, developed by IBM,  bunled with MS -DOS 5 and  distributed

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Python + Box 2D + Pygame demo: Bumper cars

from Box2D import * import pygame, sys, math, random from pygame.locals import * # set up pygame-box2d constants car_x_size=3 car_y_size=1 pillar_height=15.0 pygame_box2d_ratio=10.0 ground_height=10.0 pygame_screen_x=500 pygame_screen_y=400 margin=0.0 # set up pygame pygame.init() # set up the window windowSurface = pygame.display.set_mode((pygame_screen_x, pygame_screen_y))

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Box2D: Physics Engine for Games

from Box2D import * import pygame, sys, math, random from pygame.locals import * # set up pygame-box2d constants box_size=0.9 pillar_height=15.0 pygame_box2d_ratio=10.0 ground_height=10.0 pygame_screen_x=500 pygame_screen_y=400 # set up pygame pygame.init() # set up the window windowSurface = pygame.display.set_mode((pygame_screen_x, pygame_screen_y)) pygame.display.set_caption(‘Box2D and

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