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You may have heard the news that the Raspberry Pi Foundation recently took up residence in a new location. And unlike previous offices, the new building offers up more room for members of the team to work and learn, including the yet-to-be-named library. (I’ll have thought of name by the end of this blog post.) … Continue reading →
The sharp-eyed among you will have noticed that a couple of months back, we were advertising for a new CEO of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.   Today we’re really excited to announce that Philip Colligan will be joining us in July as the new CEO of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.  Philip will be responsible for … Continue reading →
We have a surprise for you today: Raspberry Pi 4 is now on sale, starting at $35. This is a comprehensive upgrade, touching almost every element of the platform. For the first time we provide a PC-like level of performance for most users, while retaining the interfacing capabilities and hackability of the classic Raspberry Pi … Continue reading →
Hi folks, Rob from The MagPi here! A few weeks ago, we asked you to vote on your top 50 favourite Raspberry Pi projects from the last two-or-so years. We had thousands of responses, but there was one clear winner…and you can find out who that was in issue 75 of The MagPi, out tomorrow … Continue reading →
In July, winners of the first two Pioneers challenges came together at Google HQ at Kings Cross in London for the Pioneers Summer Camp. This event was a special day to celebrate their awesomeness, and to give them access to some really cool stuff. Pioneers: Google Summer Camp 2017 In July this year, winners of … Continue reading →
Educators, we’ll see you in San Antonio this summer! Staffers from the Raspberry Pi Foundation will be at the 2017 ISTE Conference & Expo to participate in a Raspberry Jam, panels, playgrounds, and talks. Come meet Philip Colligan, Carrie Anne Philbin, James Robinson, Courtney Lentz, Andrew Collins, and Matt Richardson and a bunch of Raspberry … Continue reading →
Tuesday saw the launch of our brand-new $10 Raspberry Pi Zero W, the next step in the evolution of our tiniest computer, now equipped with wireless LAN and Bluetooth. Steve Anderson ?? on Twitter looks around house* “I’ve got too many SBCs. Really must get rid of some…” *new @Raspberry_Pi Zero W released* “SHUT UP … Continue reading →
The Cambridge office must have been very quiet last week, as staff from across the Raspberry Pi Foundation exhibited at the Bett Show 2017. Avid readers will note that at the UK’s largest educational technology event, held in London across four days, we tend to go all out. This year was no exception, as we … Continue reading →
Hello there! We’ve had the most wonderful week. While spreading the Raspberry Pi love at Bett 2017, our CEO Philip Colligan launched Hello World, a new, free magazine about computing and digital making for educators. Free forever online as a PDF, Hello World will be delivered free of charge to the homes of all educators in … Continue reading →
Next week brings another opportunity for educators to visit the Raspberry Pi Foundation at Bett 2017, the huge annual EdTech event in London. We’ll be at ExCeL London from 25-28 January, and we’ll be running more than 50 workshops and talks over the four days. Whether you’re a school teacher or a community educator, there’s something … Continue reading →
Howdy! Last week, thanks to the generosity of HRH Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Patron of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, we were able to take 200 members of the Pi community to St James’s Palace. Bookending some inspirational speeches from Foundation CEO Philip Colligan, Code Club co-founder Clare Sutcliffe, and the Duke of York himself, … Continue reading →
Rob from The MagPi here! We’re absolutely thrilled finally to be able to share with you The MagPi 50, our landmark issue with a super special feature on the 50 greatest Raspberry Pi projects of all time, the top 20 of which were voted on by you, the Raspberry Pi community. As well as the … Continue reading →
Discover a galaxy of ideas, projects, and workshops with Raspberry Pi at Bett Show 2017. We can be found in the STEAM Village and at the adjacent stand (G460). BROWSE OUR FULL TIMETABLE OF WORKSHOPS With STEAM Village talks, drop-in pods, and over 60 workshops running over the four days of the show, our team of … Continue reading →
Educators, we’ll see you in Denver! Members of the Raspberry Pi education team will be at the 2016 ISTE Conference and Expo to participate in a Raspberry Jam and a few playgrounds. Come talk to Philip Colligan, Carrie Anne Philbin, and Matt Richardson about how the Raspberry Pi Foundation puts the power of digital making … Continue reading →
On Monday 29 February, we celebrated the fourth (or first) birthday of the Raspberry Pi computer by giving a little gift to the community in the form of the Raspberry Pi 3.  A lot more power, with built in wireless LAN and Bluetooth, for the same great price of $35. On 5 and 6 March, … Continue reading →
So there was I, halfway through writing another blog post, when this landed on Twitter. Feast your eyes. It’s a Raspberry Pi robot that plays a pretty mean game of Connect 4. 4 Bot – Raspberry Pi Connect 4 playing robot Written in Python, uses the minimax AI algorithm to calculate moves. Plays a fairly … Continue reading →
Liz: a bunch of the Pi Towers crew spent Saturday at Pi Wars, the amazing, community-run Raspberry Pi robot competition, now in its second year. With 500 attendees and more robots than we’ve ever seen in once place before, the event’s really come into its own. I was going to blog about it today, but … Continue reading →
The November issue of the official Raspberry Pi magazine, The MagPi, is available now in print and digital. This month our cover feature is all about amazing Raspberry Pi projects that can be made in moments. Time isn’t always on our side, so it’s great to have a quick-fire project you can fire up when you have … Continue reading →
Liz: As regular readers will know, Raspberry Pi is a charity. We’re split into two parts: the Raspberry Pi Foundation is the charitable body, and it owns Raspberry Pi Trading, the part of the organisation that develops the hardware you all buy. All the profit we make in Raspberry Pi Trading goes straight to the Raspberry … Continue reading →
Happy Friday! A new MagPi, an award, and a call for books? Phew, what a week! And remember, #GivingTuesday may have come and gone, but it’s not too late to support the Raspberry Pi Foundation‘s work to put the power of computing and digital making into the hands of people all over the world. Have … Continue reading →
Hi all, Unseasonable colds delayed your newsletter this week, and even stole Alex‘s voice. However, they couldn’t stop her from heading to Makers Central with a team from Raspberry Pi, where we understand she spent the weekend communicating via a blend of semaphore and interpretive dance. This week, we look back at last weekend’s Coolest … Continue reading →
A couple of weekends ago, we celebrated our sixth birthday by coordinating more than 100 simultaneous Raspberry Jam events around the world. The Big Birthday Weekend was a huge success: our fantastic community organised Jams in 40 countries, covering six continents! We sent the Jams special birthday kits to help them celebrate in style, and … Continue reading →
Coolest Projects is a world-leading annual showcase that empowers and inspires the next generation of digital creators, innovators, changemakers, and entrepreneurs. Young people come to the event to exhibit the cool ideas they have been working on throughout the year. And from 2018, Coolest Projects is open to young people across the Raspberry Pi community. … Continue reading →
When I heard we were merging with CoderDojo, I was delighted. CoderDojo is a wonderful organisation with a spectacular community, and it’s going to be great to join forces with the team and work towards our common goal: making a difference to the lives of young people by making technology accessible to them. You may … Continue reading →
Camp Bestival is the family-oriented version of the more adult-focused Bestival, and attracts 30,000 parents and children each year. Everything has been designed with families in mind, including shows and activity tents, all set within the beautiful grounds of Lulworth Castle. This year’s theme was Space. We’re pretty keen on space ourselves, and we’re not … Continue reading →
This weekend Philip and I went to Dublin to attend CoderDojo Coolest Projects. We got to meet hundreds of brilliant young digital makers and amazing volunteers. As the event kicked off the news broke that Tim Peake had landed safely back on Earth, which meant Philip had to make some last minute changes to his … Continue reading →
Hello, Rachel here, with a story that’s best told through images – warning, LOTS of photos ahead! When I explain how I started working at Raspberry Pi, it ends up being a pretty long story, with lots of interests that became jobs, unexpected opportunities and chance meetings. At the time it didn’t seem very connected … Continue reading →
Liz: Today we’ve got a guest post from the terrifyingly hirsute Pete Stevens. Pete’s from Mythic Beasts, our web hosts; and he’s the reason this website stands up to the absurd amounts of traffic you throw at it. (Yesterday we saw about a quarter of a million sessions – that goes up WAY above a million … Continue reading →
In the summer of 2015, President Obama made call to action to create a Nation of Makers within the United States. We made a commitment in response to that call: we would train 100 teachers in digital making with Raspberry Pi in 2016. Last weekend, we made a giant leap towards fulfilling that commitment with … Continue reading →
If you can believe it, it’s been four years since Raspberry Pi’s first appearance at World Maker Faire New York in Queens. These days, when we go to Maker Faire, we aren’t only introducing people to Raspberry Pi for the first time. We also want to show something new to those of you who know … Continue reading →
If you follow us on Twitter, you may have seen some pictures of me standing next to important looking people in suits, handing out Raspberry Pi kits on Tuesday. This was the launch event for an educational project we’ve been working on with the British Embassy in Tallinn over the last few months. Back in … Continue reading →