Month: June 2017

Byte Insight

Film Society

In the bygone days videos and films were rented from shops on reflective pieces of plastic and magnetic rolls of ribbon. This is a software development task and an implementation task. (Taken from OCR 2507 Task 1 Jun 2006)

Magic 8 Ball

The Magic 8 Ball is a toy used for fortune-telling or seeking advice, manufactured by Mattel and developed in the 1950s. Often used in fiction and for humour related to it giving very accurate, very inaccurate, or otherwise statistically improbable.

Dog Year Calculator

Dogs do not age at the same rate as humans. Write a program that converts the age of a dog to the equivalent for a human.

Etch A Sketch

Write a Etch A Sketch program that recreates the popular 70s/80s Etch A Sketch toy.

Cellular Automata

A cellular automaton is a collection of “colored” cells on a grid of specified shape that evolves through a number of discrete time steps according to a set of rules based on the states of neighboring cells.

Sense Hat

The Sense Hat from Raspberry Pi was developed as part of the Astro Pi Project.

Twitter

In the third experiment provided by OCR (credit @Rob_Bishop ) you are shown how to interact with Twitter via the API.

RPi Twitter Led

In the third experiment provided by OCR you are shown how to interact with Twitter via the API.

Pi Hacking

Creating a small RPi network for old school hacking and packet sniffing!

Raspberry Pi

The credit card sized computer that runs linux and encourages experimentation.