A Group Of Parisian Hackers Made "Up" A Reality Using Instagram

Instagram takes to the sky.

1. A few weeks ago, a group of Parisian hackers took Instagram to the skies, in the little house from Up.

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2. Using a Raspberry Pi computer, they bypassed the need for a smartphone - meaning they could post directly to Instagram.


The Raspberry Pi is a small single-board and open sourced computer, which contains a camera and a 3G hotspot.

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3. The team attached 100 helium balloons to the house and released it over Paris.

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4. The Instagram device took shots every 45 seconds.

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5. And the results are breathtaking.

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6. Watch a video about the project below:

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H/t The Connectivist

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Ailbhe Malone is the UK lifestyle editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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