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My Pi Projects

Looking here, I see I pretty much only mentioned my Pi activities when I received my first one! Since then I have completed a few projects and have a couple in development. Photobooth My first main project was a Photobooth – a very popular application of a Pi I found out. I built one for…

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Raspberry Pi LED Flashing!

Well the first steps to working with new hardware usually go through the age-old step of making an LED flash. I finally managed to do that very recently and recorded the moment for posterity! I recommend reading MagPi magazine – it’s very professional and very informative. What more could you want from a mag? Please…

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Problem using Win32DiskImager to write to SD Card – Error 5, Lock problem

Same day that my Pi arrived, I tried to write the Debian squeeze image to an 8GB Sandisk Micro SD. Actually I tried it with a 2GB unbranded and found the same problem. The problem was that when clicking the ‘Write’ button in Win32DiskImager, it would say it could not lock the disk, the disk…

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At last…

my Pi has arrived. Having ordered it on 3/3/12, it arrived by First Class Royal Mail this morning. The anticipation was unnatural I’m sure. I thought once opened, that huge anticipation would quickly ebb, but now there is SO MUCH that can be done with it. It’s not like a dvd or a book i.e….

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It’s shipped!

omg, my Pi has been shipped from Element 14. Farnell just pinged me an email saying it’s been shipped. No tracking number yet, but will keep refreshing. I’m guessing it’s a Monday delivery now as it’s Friday today. Why do people always ship things on Fridays!!!??? Exciting times. More will be posted…

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Raspberry Pi

This seems like a superb idea. When I began in computing, indeed when I later came to teach it, we were learning/teaching programming. Every home computer was basically there waiting to be programmed. Loading a purchased game onto it was a sideline activity. ICT in schools does not teach programming as far as I know,…

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