#DoESTheLiverbirdPlay? Connecting Twitter to WLED to find out #Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi
Thanks so much to Arthur for writing in to share this great project! Here’s an excerpt from the blog post below.
Our friend Emma Bearman has long been on a mission to bring more fun and play into the world. Back in 2014 we ran some robot-building workshops as part of her “March of the Robots”. So when she sent us an invitation to play recently it got us thinking.
For the entire week of 10th-17th April 2021 Emma and her co-conspirators are running the Love to Play Festival, encouraging us all to get more playful, both on- and off-line.
Mashing up the digital and real world is somewhat of our specialty. Arthur and I had a look at what was to hand and how we could join in. What if we hooked up the multi-coloured Liverbird here in DoES Liverpool up to Twitter so that anyone could control it and then live-streamed the result?! Perfect!
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