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AIY Project on any Raspberry Pi including Zero W

If you were unable to get the MagPi #57 with AIY Project there are ways of running the Google Assistant on a regular RaspberryPi...

Tips for building AIY speaker

Building AIY speaker was a pleasure. I went live and streamed the entire process without prior preparation. The viewers could see me struggle a...

Flashing ESP8266 with NodeMCU (Windows, Linux, Arduino and Raspberry Pi)

Each time when I'm unable to find a coherent guide on a single page within three pages of Google search, I'm creating an article...
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Building an ESP8266-01 flash adapter

Make your own ESP8266-01 adapter

Google Home available in the UK

If you, like myself, were keen to get a hands-on experience with the latest Google device and you are in the UK, I have...

ESP8266 WIFI lights under $5

I'm happy to report that a progress has been made on my WIFI lights project. Now I can turn on and off the ESP8266 WIFI...

ESP8266 ceiling light – demo

I have been working on this for some time now. It took me ages to get to the working prototype of ESP8266 ceiling light, mostly...
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Three ways to send data from Tasker to Raspberry Pi

It's been two years since my Tasker automation profiles are complimented by a Raspberry Pi board. I understand that spending $30-40 on a new...
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Free wireless doorbell (Amazon Dash button hack)

I have been a victim to the 'Sorry, we have missed you...' note way too many times. While this is all good when I'm...

Capacitors for beginners

This guide to capacitors for beginners aims to give you all the knowledge you need for Raspberry Pi and Arduino projects. Capacitors are made to store...

NodeRED for beginners

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NodeRED for beginners: 7. Tips & Tricks

That's the last post of this series with a couple of tips and tricks you might find handy while building your own flows. These...
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NodeRED for beginners: 6. Function node

The Function Node is one of the most useful nodes in NodeRED. It's a javascript editor which doesn't do much unless you tell it...
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NodeRED for beginners: 5. Connectivity

I explained how to process the data in the last tutorial, its time to learn how to send the data to NodeRED and how...
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NodeRED for beginners: 4. Data Processing

If you made your first flow already, you know that data is passed between each node. If you want to see this in a simplified example,...
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NodeRED for beginners: 3. Your First Flow

We talked about why you should get NodeRED in the first place, and how to get started with NodeRED, now it's time for your...