_ReadWriteReflect offers a look back at major technology trends, products and
companies of the past year._
Here at ReadWrite, we strive not only to see technology as something that
shapes our world, but as something we can access ourselves, to make our lives
better and more fun.
That’s the spirit behind ReadWrite tutorials, which are sometimes silly,
sometimes practical, but always designed to teach you something new about
technologies we rely on every day.
If you’re resolving to become more technologically proficient in 2015, we’ve
compiled our favorite tutorials of the year that cover languages like Python
with an API. All of these tutorials are designed for beginners, so all you
need is a computer and some free time.
**1. ****The Quantified Fish: How My Aquarium Uses Raspberry Pi**** **
**2. ****My Fish Just Sent Me A Text Message**
The tiny, customizable computer Raspberry Pi is affordable at about $30, so
early this year I bought a designated one just for monitoring my aquarium.
Tutorials one and two outline how I use my Raspberry Pi and a waterproof
temperature sensor to text me information about ...