X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

DIY Digital Picture Frame Combines Reddit’s Showerthoughts and Earthporn: Yuks & Awe

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

For his first Raspberry Pi project, Redditor tvm78 used the tiny computer to turn an old monitor into a digital picture frame. But instead of loading pictures of their family, tvm78 decided to stay connected with their online community. The picture frame gets images from the subreddit r/Earthporn and texts from r/Showerthoughts.

diy_digital_picture_frame_showerthoughts_earthporn_by_tvm78_1zoom in

Tvm78 hasn’t shared their build log yet, but if you want to test it out head to Redditor paultjeb’s online version of the picture frame:

diy_digital_picture_frame_showerthoughts_earthporn_by_tvm78_5zoom in

diy_digital_picture_frame_showerthoughts_earthporn_by_tvm78_4zoom in

diy_digital_picture_frame_showerthoughts_earthporn_by_tvm78_3zoom in

diy_digital_picture_frame_showerthoughts_earthporn_by_tvm78_2zoom in

Keep in mind that r/Showerthoughts is not an infinite fountain of wisdom or comedy, so half the time you’ll get inane or corny thoughts. But as other Redditors have said, you’re free to get the text from other subreddits, such as r/nocontext, or maybe even other websites. I’m sure there are a ton of Twitter and Instagram accounts that would work well together.

Shower thoughts frame

[via Hack A Day]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Nike React Runner

Nike React Runner

Rocketbook Everlast Smart Notebook

Rocketbook Everlast Smart Notebook

Light Painting with a Drone

Light Painting with a Drone

Advertisement
Lincoln Taunts ’60s Continental Fans with the Return of Suicide Doors

Lincoln Taunts ’60s Continental Fans with the Return of Suicide Doors

VW I.D. R Pikes Peak Racer to take on the Nürburgring

VW I.D. R Pikes Peak Racer to take on the Nürburgring

Concepts from Future Past: 2002 Dodge Razor

Concepts from Future Past: 2002 Dodge Razor