The Raspberry Pi is two years old. The credit card computer was described by some as “vapourware” but has now sold more than 2 million units worldwide. That’s a product demand that would have helped prop up Nintendo’s stock price … Continue reading
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It was a wet and windy journey but we made it to Cambridge in good time ready for the CamJam. I drove with Graham (raspberrypischool.org) and Harry (pibot.org) as passengers. Unlike our last trip to Cambridge we decided to not … Continue reading
Despite the threats of floods and road closures we headed into Bristol today to take a look round the DigiMakers event at At-Bristol. The last one we attended was great fun and my son enjoyed the Scratch workshop with robots. … Continue reading
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