How to connect Raspberry Pi Pico W to the Internet

The release of the Raspberry Pi Pico W brings with it an interesting opportunity. In the past, if we wanted to connect a Raspberry Pi to the world, we’d need one of the larger models. The Raspberry Pi Zero 2WAnd Raspberry Pi 4 they were often forced to perform data collection tasks. The Raspberry Pi 4 is a bit of a power hog, the Zero 2W is a bit better but still overkill for a simple informational project.

With the arrival of the Raspberry Pi Pico W we have a low power microcontroller with a competent Wi-Fi chip, in the Pico form factor and for just $6!