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Entries Tagged as 'Raspberry PI'

Raspberry Pi #PiBirthday party at Cambridge Computer Labs

March 2nd, 2015 · 1 Comment

I booked a place at this event the moment tickets became available on EventBrite. The are now so popular they sell out really fast. Workshops had only 20 places, and booking opened at 7:30pm on the Thursday. Needless to say, I forgot and all workshop tickets got sold out immediately. I was therefore delighted when […]

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Raspberry Jam Event Planning – London 6:30pm tonight

November 20th, 2013 · No Comments

Not been to any Raspberry Jam’s since before the summer. Those that were on clashed with times I was away, and when I was available, I couldn’t find any that were near enough to be convenient. So….I’m going to see what it takes to host my own. Or at the very least, after tonights event […]

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MK Raspberry Jam 28th April 2013

May 30th, 2013 · 1 Comment

I took lots of photos at this jam, intending to publish a rich blog post about everything I saw. Sadly events and work overtook me and I didn’t get around to doing it. Reluctant to waste the photos, I decided to blog them now, and add in more text as I find my notes.   […]

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8th Raspberry Jam – Milton Keynes

April 3rd, 2013 · 3 Comments

I was away in Februrary, so missed the 7th Raspberry Jam. However Easter Sunday saw me up bright and early (even earlier than it would have been due to the hour going forward) heading for the National Museum of Computing in Bletchley Park for the 8th Milton Keynes Raspberry Jam. Despite being held on Easter […]

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Raspberry Pi – getting started

February 2nd, 2013 · No Comments

I’m still not sure about how easy the Pi would be for a 12 year old without computer savvy parents to get into, but I’ve had good fun. The first thing I did was browse the Internet and join the Raspberry Pi google circle. I wanted to see what others were doing with it. I […]

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Raspberry PI

December 27th, 2012 · 5 Comments

I treated myself to a Raspberry PI as a kind of late Christmas present. I am intrigued by the idea of something so small and inexpensive aimed at giving kids (and interested adults) the ability to get to grips with basic computing at a very low cost. I bought the Maplin Raspberry PI starter kit which […]

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