Category Archives: poetry

Little Box of Haiku

Following on from my Little Box of Poems – which printed a random poem on till-roll (and which also inspired Carrie Anne Philbin’s Little Box of Geek) – I present: The Little Box of Haiku. It’s made from a RaspberryPi … Continue reading

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Little Box of Poems with a Raspberry Filling

Back in October 2012 I made my first Little Box of Poems – this is a self-contained box that prints out a random short poem when you press a big red shiny button. I like having poems instead of receipts … Continue reading

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How to Build a Little Box of Poems

I wanted to build a little internet printer, spewing out weather and tweets and the like. When I was testing my thermal printer, however, I got bored reading sample text and replaced it with a short poem. And that gave … Continue reading

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Little Box of Poems

Anyone who’s unfortunate enough to follow me on Flickr knows that I’ve become a bit obsessed by till-roll lately. I bought a tiny thermal till-roll printer to hook up to my Arduino or RaspberryPi, the idea being to make a … Continue reading

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