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Celebrating the community: Cian

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today we bring you the sixth film in our series of inspirational community stories. It’s wonderful to share how people all across the world are getting creative with tech and solving problems that matter to them. Our next community story comes from Drogheda, Ireland, where a group of programmers set up one of the country’s […]

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Cat Lamin on building a global educator family | Hello World #17

Reading Time: 7 minutes In Hello World issue 17, Raspberry Pi Certified Educator Cat Lamin talks about how building connections and sharing the burden can help make us better educators, even in times of great stress: “I felt like I needed to play my part” In March 2020, the world suddenly changed. For educators, we jumped from face-to-face teaching […]

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Engaging Black students in computing at UK schools — interview with Joe Arday

Reading Time: 7 minutes On the occasion of Black History Month UK, we speak to Joe Arday, Computer Science teacher at Woodbridge High School in Essex, UK, about his experiences in computing education, his thoughts about underrepresentation of Black students in the subject, and his ideas about what needs to be done to engage more Black students. To start […]

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Celebrate CoderDojo’s 10th birthday with us!

Reading Time: 5 minutes We are inviting you all to a very special event this week: the CoderDojo team is hosting a 10th birthday livestream to celebrate the CoderDojo community and all that they have achieved over the last ten years. Everyone is welcome, so mark your diary and make sure you and your favourite young coders join us […]

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Engaging Black students in computing at school — interview with Lynda Chinaka

Reading Time: 10 minutes On the occasion of Black History Month UK, we speak to Lynda Chinaka, Senior Lecturer in Computing in Education at the University of Roehampton, about her experiences in computing education, her thoughts about underrepresentation of Black students in the subject, and her ideas about what needs to be done to engage more Black students. Lynda, […]

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Introducing raspberrypi.com

Reading Time: 2 minutes I am delighted to announce the launch of raspberrypi.com — a new website dedicated to Raspberry Pi computers and associated technologies. Head on over to find all about our low-cost, high-performance PCs, add-on boards or HATs, microcontrollers, accessories, and much more.  As well as being able to learn about and purchase the full range of […]

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Celebrating the community: Yolanda

Reading Time: 3 minutes So far in our series of community stories, we’ve collaborated with young people from the UK, India, and Romania who are getting creative with technology to change the world around them. Our next community story comes from a highly regarded community member who has been connecting young people with opportunities to learn and create with […]

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Celebrating the community: Laura

Reading Time: 3 minutes We love seeing all the wonderful things people are doing in the community — that’s why we’re sharing our new series of short films documenting some of the incredible journeys of community members in all corners of the globe! Laura found her peer group at a local CoderDojo and has travelled the world with her […]

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Celebrating the community: Avye

Reading Time: 2 minutes We’re excited to share another incredible story from the community — the second in our new series of inspirational short films that celebrate young tech creators across the world. Avye discovered robotics at her local CoderDojo and is on a mission to get more girls like her into tech. These stories showcase some of the […]

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Celebrating the community: Zaahra and Eesa

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today we are launching an exciting series of impact stories from the community, to shine a spotlight on some of the young people who are learning and creating with technology through our educational initiatives. Zaahra and Eesa have been learning to create technology through attending Code Club and taking part in Coolest Projects! These stories […]

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Meet Katt Strike: Musician, producer, and Twitch streamer

Reading Time: 3 minutes Musician, producer, and Twitch star Katt Strike chats to Wireframe magazine about video games, toxicity online and the appeal of streaming. What’s your favourite game? Oh, that’s a very hard question! I’d have to narrow it down between Fallout: New Vegas and The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask. Katt in action with Blootrix and friends […]

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Celebrate Pi Day with us

Reading Time: 2 minutes Since launching our first-ever Pi Day fundraising campaign, we’ve been absolutely amazed by the generous support so many of you have shown for the young learners and creators in our community. Together, our Pi Day donors have stepped up to make an impact on over 20,000 learners (and counting!) who rely on the Raspberry Pi […]

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science: 6 scientists you should know about

Reading Time: 3 minutes Science and technology empower people to change the world. At Arduino, we work every day to make them simple and accessible to anyone regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, background, nationality, and sexuality. Unfortunately, not all contributions are given the same visibility, that’s why we are celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science […]

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Raspberry Pi ‘Swear Bear’ keeps your potty mouth in check

Reading Time: 2 minutes Why use a regular swear jar to retrain your potty-mouthed brain when you can build a Swear Bear to help you instead? Swear Bear listens to you. All the time. And Swear Bear can tell when a swear word is used. Swear Bear tells you off and saves all the swear words you said to […]