Raspberry Pi Twitter Monitor
So, you got something that flashed to notify you of Tweets. Great! The LED is just a start. Just about anything can be hooked up to the Raspberry Pi to notify you of Twitter activity. Let your imagination run wild...
If you want to dig deeper into the Twython package, check out the Github repository here: https://github.com/ryanmcgrath/twython
The Raspberry Pi may not be as good at connecting to low-level peripherals as the Arduino, but it does offer a number of options on its 26-pin header. If you are looking to hook up additional hardware to the Pi, take a look at the RPi's Low-Level Peripherals page. Remember: the Pi uses 3.3V logic!