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Archive for January, 2013

Technical reviewer – Learn Raspberry Pi with Linux

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

I’ve reviewed a number of Linux books through my website, but this was a review of a completely different kind. During the latter half of last year I’ve been spending some of my spare time as the Technical Reviewer for a book on the Raspberry Pi. One thing I’d like to do in the future […]

First steps in teaching programming to a 7 year old

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Yesterday I had my first proper attempt at teaching my 7 year old daughter programming. This is done using the Raspberry Pi with Scratch and the Official Raspberry Pi Programming Manual produced by Computing at Schools. Biggest problem we found was that due to the bedroom TV being wall mounted it was at the wrong […]

Day out at ThinkTank Science Museum, Millenium Point in Birmingham

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

We visited the ThinkTank Science Museum in Birmingham towards the end of 2012. A great day out, so much so I had to practically drag the kids away when it was time to go home! We live near a train line into Birmingham so took the train to Birmingham. I’ve never been to Millennium Point […]


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