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August 26, 2016 AT 10:00 am

Make Your Own Raspberry Pi Scrolling News Ticker #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Nice scrolling news ticker project from Chubbyemu on YouTube.

Inspired by my move to NYC by Times Square in 2015, I thought I’d recreate a mini Times Square in my apartment and get real news from my favorite rss feeds with future improvements in mind.

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