I run a fully automated YouTube channel on my Raspberry Pi

I open-sourced the project so you can use it too!

Amir Ali Hashemi
2 min readJan 22, 2023
My Raspberry Pi


My mom recently bought me a Raspberry Pi for my 21st birthday and asked me if I could do something cool with it. I mean, I’m not just some AI novice, I spent three whole years of my life studying the subject, so I’d better be able to run a program on it.

I decided to put my newfound knowledge to the test and build a program that generates fully automated YouTube short videos using hot posts from Reddit. That way, I can finally put my procrastination habits to good use and make the content creation process as efficient as possible. Plus, I’ll finally have an excuse for why I spend so much time scrolling through Reddit. “I’m working, mom!”

Here is a step-by-step tutorial for using this project:

How it works

The program starts by scraping hot posts from Reddit using the Python library PRAW. It then takes a screenshot of the post as well as the top 10…



Amir Ali Hashemi

I'm an AI student who attempts to find simple explanations for questions and share them with others