Index Award, and Rob’s talk from Science City in Kansas City

First up, we’ve got a bit of fantastic news today: we won an Index Award last night here in Denmark. The Index Award is the world’s biggest design award, and it comes with €100,000 for the Foundation, which we’re absolutely overwhelmed to receive. We’ll be using the money to take on two new hires over... Continue reading

Eben has a shiny thing

We’re very proud to be able to announce today that Eben is one of the recipients of the Royal Society of Engineering’s Silver Medal for 2013. You can read all about it in the Telegraph, who have the exclusive. We’re chuffed to bits to hear the news, and will be ensuring that he wears it... Continue reading

Friday grab bag

MagPi The November edition of the MagPi is out! The MagPi is a community magazine produced by Raspberry Pi owners, and is now available in print as well as as a free download. If you’d like to see the MagPi have a future in print, please buy a copy. They’re not expensive at £2.49, and... Continue reading

Housekeeping-type post – book compo results, awards, dinner.

We won another award! That’s three in two weeks; we’re very shocked and very pleased. This is the BASDA Theo von Dort award, which Eben was given at the Software Satisfaction Awards 2012 ceremony we were embarrassingly late for last night (we made it for the awards, but we missed most of dinner thanks to a gridlocked... Continue reading

And I totally forgot to mention…

We won a Makey Award at this year’s Maker Faire NY! The Raspberry Pi’s award was for this year’s Most Hackable Device. Here’s Eben receiving the award from Matt Richardson of Make. (We forgive you, Make, for calling him Ebon.) We need to buy more shelves.... Continue reading

Stuff Gadget Awards – please vote Pi!

We’ve been nominated for another award, and we’d really appreciate it if you could take a few moments to register a vote for Raspberry Pi. There are three categories in Stuff magazine’s annual awards which are voted for by the public: Innovation of the Year, Game of the Year, Most Wanted Future Gadget and Design... Continue reading

MIT Technology Review’s TR35

We are disgustingly pleased to announce that Eben Upton is one of this year’s MIT Technology Review’s TR35 award winners. TR35 is a list of the world’s top 35 innovators under the age of 35, and it’s a very big deal indeed: previous years’ lists have people like Jonathan Ive, Linus Torvalds, Larry Page, Sergei... Continue reading

Nominet Internet Awards – please vote!

Nominet are the .uk domain registry. As well as holding all the .uk addresses on the web, they run a charitable foundation which supports and encourages UK online initiatives. Somewhat amazingly, they’ve shortlisted the Raspberry Pi Foundation for their Outstanding Contribution to the UK Internet award. This is an absolutely huge deal for us (and,... Continue reading