Today I went to the DigiMakers (aka Raspberry Pi Boot Camp) event held in the @Bristol Science Centre. I had booked a place for my son on the “Controlling a Robotic Rover with Scratch” workshop run by Alan from Dawn … Continue reading
“Adventures in Raspberry Pi” is a book by Carrie Anne Philbin, a valued member of the Raspberry Pi community. Miss Philbin is a secondary school teacher of computing so knows a thing or two about the challenges of teaching kids … Continue reading
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In my previous post about the Pi-Lite I explained how to set it up and how you could display scrolling text in Python. In this post I will explain how to create custom 14×9 pictures and then send them to … Continue reading
On the 21st September I made my way from Bristol to Cambridge for a Raspberry Jam. It was quite a long journey but was worth it. I didn’t really plan on buying anything while I was there as I didn’t … Continue reading
Yesterday I went to the Raspberry Jam in Cambridge. This was 170 miles from my home but I thought it would be nice to visit the birthplace of the Raspberry Pi and meet some of the Pi enthusiasts who I … Continue reading
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The Bristol Mini Maker Faire was held on 23rd March 2013 at the M Shed on the waterfront. It was my first maker faire and my main objective was to hear Eben Upton from the Raspberry Pi Foundation speak. The … Continue reading
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On 15th October Bristol held its second Raspberry Pi Jam at the Bristol & Bath Science Park. The event was attended by over 100 people and included some weird and wonderful project demonstrations. The plans were disrupted with the almost … Continue reading
Having played with LEDs, switches and buzzers I felt the natural next step was playing with a stepper motor or two. This might form part of an idea I had to create an automated stop motion animation “turn table” for … Continue reading
The Raspberry PI is a single board computer not much bigger than a credit card. It has been developed by The Raspberry PI Foundation, a UK based charity (Reg. No. 1129409). It can be connected to a keyboard, mouse and … Continue reading
Here is a list of terms that you might come across when reading about the Raspberry Pi. Many of them are standard computing expressions but are particularly relevant in the world of the RPI. I will update this page when … Continue reading