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Christmas competition

Our intrepid education team spends a lot of the year on the road. In the last six months, Clive, Ben, Carrie Anne, Dave and Rachel have attended more than fifty events on the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s behalf. And in the course of those six months, some of our equipment has started to get a bit tatty.... Continue reading

Sonic Pi Competition

Coding music on a Raspberry Pi with Sonic Pi has quickly become a great way to learn programming concepts and to pump out some thumping beats. Last year I worked with Dr Sam Aaron, live coder and academic at the University of Cambridge, to teach KS3 pupils text-based programming on Raspberry Pis as part of their... Continue reading

Adafruit’s Raspberry Pi Photography Award

Our good friends across the pond at Adafruit are running their first ever Raspberry Pi Photography Award – and I’ve been roped into helping judge this year’s entries. Lady Ada and PT say: Anyone, worldwide, with a Raspberry Pi and camera can enter. All photos must be taken with Raspberry Pi + Raspberry Pi camera and/or... Continue reading

Meet Babbage the Bear!

Your votes have been counted: there was a clear winner. Congratulations to Fergal Butler, who was the first person to respond to the original post with the name Babbage. Well done Fergal! Emma will be in touch with you next week to get your address. The prototype bear has already found a home with Clive’s... Continue reading

Bear deadlock

We’ve been choosing bear names for the competition today. A name has been chosen! See our latest post to find out what it was. We ended up with a shortlist of the best names, and set to voting. Unfortunately, we ended up in deadlock, with four votes each for Darlington and Babbage. Eben went so... Continue reading

Competition: name our bear!

In about a month’s time, we’re going to be launching a brand-new range of Raspberry Pi merchandise. (My desk is currently awash with notebooks, gym bags, pencils, mugs, umbrellas and…stuff.) This little guy is going to be one of the additions to the line-up. He’s soft, he’s cuddly, he’s only about 20cm tall, and he... Continue reading

Win a pre-production camera board!

We’ve sent the first camera boards to production, and we’re expecting to be able to start selling them some time in April. And we’ve now got several pre-production cameras in the office that we’re testing and tweaking and tuning so the software will be absolutely tickety-boo when you come to buy one. Gordon is in... Continue reading