Raspberry Pi Projects for KidsNo Starch Press. 2019
Learn to build and code with these cool projects that hack common things and interact with the real world. Use the Raspberry Pi to turn lights on in your room through Minecraft; build an MP3 player you can send music to wirelessly; create a motion-triggered camera to automatically take pictures of wildlife; and other dastardly deeds. Aldred explains the code in simple, step by steps ways that doesn't overwhelm, but allows the reader to pick up concepts and learn the specifics through building.
Warning Shadows: Home Alone with Classic CinemaW. W. Norton & Company. 2010
A brilliantly insightful and witty examination of beloved and little-known films, directors, and stars by one of America’s most esteemed critics. In his illuminating new work, Gary Giddins explores the evolution of film, from the first moving pictures and peepshows to the digital era of DVDs and online video-streaming. New technologies have changed our experience of cinema forever; we have peeled away from the crowded theater to be home alone with classic cinema. Recounting the technological...