Tag Archives: raspberry pi

Python Beowulf cluster – find a use for those computers that are 10+ years old

This is a simple, but useful, example of how you can take advantage of all the old computers you have laying around. Ever want to make a homemade supercomputer? This is the start.

Home automation using simple Python, JS, Arduino and elementary circuits

A simple home automation setup that uses a Raspberry Pi, some Javascript, some Python, and some simple DIY electronics.

Building an audio repository: playing *any* song with the Raspberry Pi

Want your Raspberry Pi to play any song? It’s easy! Just use Python and Youtube!

Adding motion sensing using Passive Infrared

Instructions on how to put together a simple motion detection appartus using an infrared sensor and radio frequency communications.

Responsive behavior: providing metaknowledge

AI needs some basic calls and responses. Here I go over a couple of the important ones.

Threading Cortical Elements

The Raspberry Pi doesn’t have a lot of processing power. How do we assign intensive tasks like audio/visual systems? Here’s a simple howto on just that.

Creating a personality: chatterbots

This part is actually very easy – there is a fantastic API already available that does the job. Use this API and then all that needs to be done for the AI program is creating a function that feeds in the query to the robot and gets the response: In this example I use CLEVERBOT […]

See the motion detection + facial recognition in action!

See the STT and TTS in action!

The information from Wolfram and Wikipedia is in a section about Declarative knowledge which I’ll be posting up soon.

Visual information: facial recognition

Once again, this will be short and sweet. The code here is the most simple, it does not save any of the processed images. If people are interested in that I can post code that will save images of the faces with their features labeled, but I am excluding that now for clarity. Here is […]