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Creative Projects with Raspberry Pi B U I L D G A D G E T S , C A M E R A S , TO O L S , H O M E  AU TO M AT I O N , GAMES, AND MORE ■ ■ BY K I R S T E N K E A R N E Y A N D W I L L F R E E M A N

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Projects and inspiration for DIY computing with Raspberry Pi

■■ Raspberry Pi has sold 8 million devices worldwide, making it the bestselling DIY computer ■■ Features 35 inspiring Pi projects and inventions ■■ Step-by-step guides and blueprints for fun computer programs ■■ Expert tips and secrets from innovators

S PECIFICATIONS 200 color photographs 224 pages, 6½ × 9" Flexibind RIGHTS: NORTH AMERICA PUB MONTH: MAY COMPUTERS • SCIENCE • HOW-TO ISBN 978-1-4197-2500-5 ISBN 978-1-4197-2500-5 US $24.95  CAN $29.95 52495

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he Raspberry Pi is a little circuit-board computer that was designed to be simple and cheap enough

for anyone to use to learn basic programming. With the Pi, both kids and adults can learn basic coding skills

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and useful things, from motion-activated cameras to talking toys to weather stations to dog-food dispensers. Creative Projects with Raspberry Pi is a practical and inspiring introduction to making things with Raspberry Pi. It presents 35 projects, carefully selected to give readers an overview of the different kinds of things that the Pi can be made to do. It offers clear instructions, web links that give access to necessary computer code, and photographs and diagrams of each device that display DIY tech inventiveness at its best. Kirsten Kearney is the author of Block City and Block Wonders and a games journalist who has written widely on games and gaming over the past 10 years. She owns the games media website ready-up.net. Will Freeman is a freelance video games journalist, and contributing editor of the gaming trade publication Develop. He also consults on games, serves as a game script editor, and covers board games for The Observer.

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