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Oracle

Raspberry Pi Weather Station for schools

When I first joined the Raspberry Pi Foundation, over a year ago now, one of my first assignments was to build a weather station around the Raspberry Pi. Thanks to our friends at Oracle (the large US database company), the Foundation received a grant not only to design and build a Raspberry Pi weather station... Continue reading

Oracle Java on Raspberry Pi

One of our longstanding goals has been for Raspberry Pi to ship with a complete set of common programming languages. Until now, there’s been one glaring omission from this list: Java, which by some estimates is the most popular language of all (duck and cover – flamewar incoming). It’s therefore fantastic to be able to... Continue reading

Coffee!

Coffee and computing go hand in hand. The world’s first live streaming webcam was pointed at a coffee pot in the Cambridge University Computer Lab’s Trojan Room (yes, Americans, I know you think that sounds funny), back in the days when it was on a shared site in the centre of Cambridge and none of... Continue reading

American Pi: details of the Raspberry Pi hackspace tour

Rob Bishop, our tech evangelist, developer and all-round good egg, has been finalising his itinerary for the first Raspberry Pi Hackspace Tour (previously discussed here). Here’s his updated schedule: 18th September – Make.SI (Staten Island, NY) – Evening event, starts at 7pm – Sign-up 19th September – NYResistor (Brooklyn, NY) – Evening event, starts at... Continue reading