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Another week has passed for the challengers of the Pi Chef Design Challenge, bringing us up to week nine!  We’ve had some excellent updates in the past seven days and I would like to highlight a few of them, but before I get started let's take a moment to learn more about this challenge.     Pi Chef Design Challenge  About The Challenge  Featured as the first design challenge of 2018, the Pi Chef Design Challenge opened for project idea submissions in October of 20 ...
Just a quick update...  They say a picture is worth one thousand words, so a moving picture must be worth more, right???   Here is my AIY voice kit reacting to Doug's test video of his AIY voice kit.  I changed the voice on my kit to see if and what any delay may be.  I then changed the voice back and tried a couple of the commands that I had added for the challenge.     You will notice in the video, that I gave an improper command, and the Google assistant apologi ...
Another week has passed for the challengers of the Pi Chef Design Challenge, bringing us up to week eight!  We’ve had some excellent updates in the past seven days and I would like to highlight a few of them, but before I get started let's take a moment to learn more about this challenge.     Pi Chef Design Challenge  About The Challenge  Featured as the first design challenge of 2018, the Pi Chef Design Challenge opened for project idea submissions in October of 2 ...
Welcome to a series I call: "The Design Challenge Project Summaries: My Favorites." From time to time I like to hop in my DeLorean, fire up the Mr. Fusion, and take a trip back in the past to revisit some of my favorite project's from design challenges past. The article format will be slightly different than my traditional project summary post, and will not follow a strict chronological recap of the projects I feature here. Instead, I will highlight several of the best post from that project, an ...
Welcome to installment number thirty-five of the Design Challenge Project Summary series here at Element14. For those of you who are new to my content, in this series I chose  a single Design Challenge project from current or past challenges, and write a short summary of the project to date. I am selective about which projects I summarize, as I want to highlight quality content. Unfortunately, projects that stall out, or get abandoned are not chosen for these summaries. Some project creator ...
Another week has passed for the challengers of the Pi Chef Design Challenge, bringing us up to week seven!  We always have excellent updates from our challengers, but this past week has been exceptional in terms of great updates. So I'm not going to take up any more of your time with this intro, lets get into the update. For those of you who are new to this challenge, take a moment to read the next section to learn more about this challenge and find out what our challengers are competing fo ...
Another week has passed for the challengers of the Pi Chef Design Challenge, bringing us up to week six!  We’ve had some excellent updates in the past seven days and I would like to highlight a few of them, but before I get started let's take a moment to learn more about this challenge.     Pi Chef Design Challenge  About The Challenge  Featured as the first design challenge of 2018, the Pi Chef Design Challenge opened for project idea submissions in October of 201 ...
Another week has passed for the challengers of the  Pi Chef Design Challenge, bringing us up to week five! The number of updates improved over the previous week, and some great progress has been made. I’m excited to get into weeks update, but before I get started let's take a moment to learn more about this challenge.   Pi Chef Design Challenge  About The Challenge  Featured as the first design challenge of 2018, the Pi Chef Design Challenge opened for project idea subm ...
Another week has passed for the challengers of the Pi Chef Design Challenge, bringing us up to week four! The number of updates posted was a little slack in comparison to previous weeks, but the updates that were posted were pretty cool. I’m going to talk more about them in just a little bit, but before I get started, let's take a moment to learn more about this challenge, and what our challengers are competing for.     Pi Chef Design Challenge  About The Challenge  Fea ...
January has come and gone, and its week three of the Pi Chef Design Challenge and there has been a lot of new projects posting their first update blogs, but before we get started with that though, let’s take a moment to find out what this challenge is all about.   Pi Chef Design Challenge  About The Challenge  Featured as the first design challenge of 2018, the Pi Chef Design Challenge opened for project idea submissions in October of 2017, which was met with many submission ...
With another year behind us, we are once again at the beginning of a new design challenge season here at Element14. Week two of the Pi Chef Design Challenge  and there has been a lot of new projects posting their first update blogs, but before we get started with that though, let’s take a moment to find out what this challenge is all about.     Pi Chef Design Challenge  About The Challenge  Featured as the first design challenge of 2018, the Pi Chef Design Challeng ...
Welcome to installment number thirty-four of the Design Challenge Project Summary series here at Element14. For those of you who are new to my content, in this series I chose  a single Design Challenge project from current or past challenges, and write a short summary of the project to date. I am selective about which projects I summarize, as I want to highlight quality content. Unfortunately, projects that stall out, or get abandoned, are not chosen for summaries. Some project creators lik ...
Welcome to installment number thirty-three of the Design Challenge Project Summary series here at Element14. For those of you who are new to my content, in this series I chose  a single Design Challenge project from current or past challenges, and write a short summary of the project to date. I am selective about which projects I summarize, as I want to highlight quality content. Unfortunately, projects that stall out, or get abandoned, are not chosen for summaries. Some project creators li ...
With another year behind us, we are once again at the beginning of a new design challenge season here at Element14. With week one in the books it’s time for our first Design Challenge Weekly Summary of the 2018 season! Before we get started with that though, I want to take a moment and fill you in on the details of our first design challenge of 2018.  Called the Pi Chef Design Challenge, this challenge is centered around the Raspberry Pi SBC,as the main ingredient to improve and expan ...
Welcome to installment number thirty-two of the Design Challenge Project Summary series here at Element14. For those of you who are new to my content, in this series I chose  a single Design Challenge project from current or past challenges, and write a short summary of the project to date. I am selective about which projects I summarize, as I want to highlight quality content. Unfortunately, projects that stall out, or get abandoned, are not chosen for summaries. Some project creators like ...