How to Turn a Rotary Phone into Google Assistant with Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

There is something very charming about turning an old fashioned phone into an assistant. Like those scenes with bussines men in 3 peice suits; a la Jonah Jameson.

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“Google! TURN DOWN MY LIGHTS!”

Fun one from Ryder Damen:

I have some old telephones lying around – few of them fully functional anymore. I was going to throw out one of them when I realized I could replace the inner wiring with a Raspberry Pi, and have the Google Assistant running on it.

While it’s certainly easier to call “hey google” across the room, there’s something fun about picking up the phone, asking it a question, and having it immediately respond. This is how to install the Google Assistant on an old rotary telephone with a Raspberry Pi Zero.

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