Heat transfer printing with tinkering possibilities

A birthday surprise this year was a Saturday Heat Transfer Printing course at the fantastic Leeds Print Workshop.  Result, loved it : ) Great chance to learn about basic techniques and it certainly opened my eyes to possibilities with my own e-textile projects and ambitions with creative data viz. A snapshot of my learning steps…

Extending digital making collaborations with #ReadySteadyPi

"Everybody's welcome!" Since October 2015, and that first monthly Leeds Raspberry Jam at Swallow Hill Community College, we've tried to support the community to increase opportunities with digital making activities. In the spirit of the Raspberry Jam movement, we've nurtured new collaborations, peer to peer support, 'share & learn' and a range of informal workshops…

Wondered about the wonders of Pi? STEM to STEAM just got large scale in Hull!

Raspberry Jams are community events organised to support knowledge share, learning new skills, gleaning new ideas and meeting other like-minded digital makers using Raspberry Pi. In Raspberry Jam group in Hull continues to grow and expand with new ideas and new projects.  This month we held our first event in the city centre. The first Raspberry…

Sharing learning through digital signage

I've been tinkering with this signage project, using Screenly, after a primary school asked for support to extend opportunities to communicate learning and news. Their fundamental requirement is to share more brilliant learning around the buildings, with a limited budget, and that means using existing screens without adding further network points.   Images, links and video work brilliantly with the Raspberry…

Leeds Raspberry Jam: First birthday at Swallow Hill

Wow - a year since we started to put our monthly meet up into the calendar at Swallow Hill ! This month's Raspberry Jam had the usual mix of shared projects to make and individual projects to share. And with birthday projects came cake 🙂 Great night @LeedsRaspJam on 1st birthday. Incl @Space_Station . One…

Leeds Raspberry Jam, 6th July 2016

Robots, clocks, game making, Pygame and musical compositions with Sonic Pi. This month's jam was a blend of personalised projects and inspiration through collaboration. We got the chance to do a bit of clock watching this new timepiece.  There's something wonderful about seeing binary in colour 🙂 Details about the project from this link to The MagPi…