Watch Clive Beale and 13-year-old Amy Mather discuss how they took an established concept and edited it to reflect their own original ideas. Mather is a computer programmer who has become famous in the Raspberry Pi community for being a passionate advocate for coding using the tiny computer.
“You can edit everyday items lying around the house like Lego. It shows that you don’t need anything expensive to do it. Not only can you use the Raspberry Pi at home, but it’s so small and so light and so cheap that you can take it anywhere. You can basically make whatever you want, and adapt everything to your own needs.”
Don’t miss the retro arcade machine Mather made using the Pi!
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.