Mycroft Available as Raspberry Pi Image

Mycroft now has a Raspberry Pi image that is ready to run.   Developers, makers, hackers and enthusiasts can download the image to their Raspberry Pi and create their own Mycroft enabled projects. We have created the Picroft image so the community has access to a...
Why Mycroft is Important

Why Mycroft is Important

From our CEO, Joshua Montgomery: In November Albert Wenger at Union Square Ventures wrote a short piece titled “Voice Interfaces: Open Alternative is an Opportunity” In it he highlights his belief that existing platforms like Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa are a...
Crowdfunding Promises and Pitfalls

Crowdfunding Promises and Pitfalls

In this post I want to talk about crowdfunding and address some questions we’ve been hearing from a few backers.  I’ll also introduce our policy allowing a backer to change their status. Promises of Crowdfunding Kickstarter and Indiegogo have created a...

The Good, The Bad and the Ugly (shipping update)

This brief update is a follow-up about the first article boards we’ve received. You can click the video to listen while reading this post, then blame me the rest of the day when you find yourself whistling the hook. The Good We finally received the first...
Giving Thanks (along with a Shipping Update)

Giving Thanks (along with a Shipping Update)

In the United States, Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season running to the end of the year.  Today I’ll reflect on the year that has nearly passed as well as update you on hardware production. Shipping Update Before I blather on I’ll get...
Halloween Update: Trick or Treat

Halloween Update: Trick or Treat

I’m a big fan of Halloween.  I had over 100 kids come to my door last night displaying their creativity in both the themes and execution of their costumes, and I was happy to reward them with a little candy.  But this season is known not only for treats, but...