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What's Next on the Raspberry Pi Front

Raspberry Pi founder  recently sat in an uncomfortable chair in London to discuss all things Pi. Having sold about four million units over the last 2.5 years, he feels the future is bright for his original vision of inspiring and helping kids to learn programming. 250 more words

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Raspberry Pi B+

Hey folks, gonna show you my new Raspberry Pi B+ computer. For those who aren’t familiar with Raspberry Pi, it is a micro computer that has 4 USB ports, 512mb of ram, HDMI, 10/100 ethernet port, 40 pin GPIO connector and so much more!! 68 more words

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Summertime building time with Rapiro and Raspberry Pi - More peer to peer learning

Back in the Summer term we invited schools to submit a project proposal if they wanted to invite Rapiro into their school for a term.  The only proviso was that their plan supported an inclusive approach to offer Computing opportunities and aspirations for all students. 153 more words

New Computing Curriculum

Abusing phones to make the internet of things

Firefox OS is marketed as an OS for mobile phones. Cool. But what if we do one step back and omit the UI layer. Then a Firefox OS phone is a handset that’s cheaper (25$) than a bare-bone Raspberry Pi, that includes a ton of sensors, GPS, network connectivity, a battery and a screen. 122 more words

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Gem Gem Saga

I’m giving a workshop at the Royal Leamington Spa Backspace event on Sunday 26th October. So that the attendees have something to try out I’ve created a worksheet which will turn Al Sweigart’s Gem Gem game into the much more exciting Gem Gem Saga ! 33 more words

Diary

Raspberry Pi

Today two of our seasoned coders set up two new Raspberry Pis, ready to control the Robot.

Coding

Raspberry Pi Founder Shows Off Incoming Touch Panel For Making DIY 'Pi Pads'

Eben Upton, the founder of the Raspberry Pi microcomputer, has shown off a new piece of hardware that’s likely to expand the ecosystem around its single board computer — namely a touchscreen display. 715 more words

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