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 v2.0 competition for schools is launched!

The deadline for this competition has been extended till 9th January 2015. This week, Dr Sam Aaron released the much anticipated final version of Sonic Pi v2.0. It will be replacing Sonic Pi v1 on Raspbian very soon, and you will be able to get it via our Downloads page (we will let you know... Continue reading

Poster competition update #2

Update 21/1/14: Thanks for all of your entries, we’ve been overwhelmed by the quality and inventiveness of them.  We’ve also been (literally) overwhelmed by the sheer number so please bear with us, this is one of the busiest times of the year for us and it will take some time to process. We will announce... Continue reading

Summer Programming Contest opens for entries

Six weeks ago, we announced the launch of our Summer Programming Contest for Raspberry Pi users around the world who are 18 and under and in education. There are two age categories; the first prize in both categories is $1000, with five runners-up prizes of $200 in each category. We’re happy to announce that you... Continue reading

Summer programming contest!

Update 18 August: The contest is now open for entries. As we were a little late getting the form up, we’ve tweaked the rules to allow anyone who is 18 or under on 4 August (rather than on the date of submission) to enter. At Games Britannia in Sheffield today we announced the launch of... Continue reading

How cheaply could you build a robot?

Our friends at the African Robotics Network (AFRON)  are currently running a competition to design a low-cost robot platform. The idea is to create affordable robots to help ignite people’s interest in computing, science, maths and engineering. While the ultimate target is to build a $10 machine, all prototypes that cost less than $100 qualify for entry. The IEEE... Continue reading