RPi Roundup – 23rd May 2014

The Big News

A team from the Raspberry Pi Foundation were over in San Francisco this week promoting all things Pi at Maker Faire. Clive Beale was interviewed by MAKE and here's the video:

Project Corner

YouTube channel owner Arganalth plays music using old disk drives. He’s now moved from a PC/Arduino platform to the Raspberry Pi to drive the playback. His latest 'composition' is Alan Silvestri's Back to the Future theme (see below). Read more about it, including the tutorial that led to him doing this, over on the Foundation’s blog. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-kEtQvaqwI&w=600]

Minecraft Madness

MinecraftSpirals Minecraft guru Martin O'Hanlon has created a new library for Minecraft Pi Edition that allows you to create a ‘turtle’ that will draw blocks on the screen. This allows you to take the whole idea of turtle graphics into the third dimension! Read more here

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