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Machine learning and depth estimation using Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 3 minutes One of our engineers, David Plowman, describes machine learning and shares news of a Raspberry Pi depth estimation challenge run by ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology). Spoiler alert – it’s all happening virtually, so you can definitely make the trip and attend, or maybe even enter yourself. What is Machine Learning? Machine Learning […]

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Why a great teacher can make all the difference

Reading Time: 5 minutes When we think back to our school days, we can all recall that one teacher who inspired us, believed in us, and made all the difference to how we approached a particular subject. It was someone we maybe took for granted at the time and so we only realised (much) later how amazing they were.  […]

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Sue Sentance recognised with Suffrage Science award

Reading Time: 3 minutes We’re pleased to share that Dr Sue Sentance, our Chief Learning Officer, is receiving a Suffrage Science award for Mathematics and Computing today. The Suffrage Science award scheme celebrates women in science. Sue is being recognised for her achievements in computer science and computing education research, and for her work promoting computing to the next […]

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Congratulations Carrie Anne Philbin, MBE

Reading Time: 4 minutes We are delighted to share the news that Carrie Anne Philbin, Raspberry Pi’s Director of Educator Support, has been awarded an MBE for her services to education in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020. Carrie Anne Philbin, newly minted MBE Carrie Anne was one of the first employees of the Raspberry Pi Foundation and has helped […]

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Is upgrade culture out of date?

Reading Time: 8 minutes At Raspberry Pi, we’re interested in all things to do with technology, from building new tools and helping people teach computing, to researching how young people learn to create with technology and thinking about the role tech plays in our lives and society. Today, I’m writing about our habit of replacing devices with newer versions […]

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Can algorithms be unethical?

Reading Time: 5 minutes At Raspberry Pi, we’re interested in all things to do with technology, from building new tools and helping people teach computing, to researching how young people learn to create with technology and thinking about the role tech plays in our lives and society. One of the aspects of technology I myself have been thinking about […]

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“17% women in tech is not enough”

Reading Time: 6 minutes Technology should be for everyone, but it has to be built by everyone to be for everyone. At Raspberry Pi, we work to empower everyone to become a tech creator and shape our collective digital future, and we hope that our work will help to increase the tech sector’s diversity. Today, part of our team […]

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Pulling Raspberry Pi translation data from GitHub

Reading Time: 5 minutes What happens when you give two linguists jobs at Raspberry Pi? They start thinking they can do digital making, even though they have zero coding skills! Because if you don’t feel inspired to step out of your comfort zone here — surrounded by all the creativity, making, and technology — then there is no hope […]

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We asked our engineers your Raspberry Pi 4 questions…

Reading Time: < 1 minute We collected some of the most common Raspberry Pi 4 questions asked by you, our community, and sat down with Eben Upton, James Adams, and Gordon Hollingworth to get some answers. Raspberry Pi 4 Q&A We grilled our engineers with your Raspberry Pi 4 questions Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://rpf.io/ytsub Help us reach a […]

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Snazzy photographs of Raspberry Pis #SnazzyRPi

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you don’t follow Raspberry Pi on Instagram, you really should, for there you will find #SnazzyRPi, a collection of snazzy-looking Raspberry Pi photographs taken by our very own Fiacre Muller. Do you have a Raspberry Pi 3 A+? What have you built with it? . And how snazzy is this photo from @fiacremuller?! . […]

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His Royal Highness the Duke of York visits Raspberry Pi HQ

Reading Time: 4 minutes We welcomed a very special guest to Raspberry Pi HQ today. Our Patron, His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, visited our central Cambridge HQ to meet our team, learn more about our work, and give his support for our mission to help more young people learn how to create with computers. Royalty […]

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An Introduction to C & GUI Programming – the new book from Raspberry Pi Press

Reading Time: 5 minutes The latest book from Raspberry Pi Press, An Introduction to C & GUI Programming, is now available. Author Simon Long explains how it came to be written… Learning C I remember my first day in a ‘proper’ job very well. I’d just left university, and was delighted to have been taken on by a world-renowned […]

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Eight years, 2000 blog posts

Reading Time: 4 minutes Today’s a bit of a milestone for us: this is the 2000th post on this blog. Why does a computer company have a blog? When did it start, who writes it, and where does the content come from? And don’t you have sore fingers? All of these are good questions: I’m here to answer them […]

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Make our light-up Raspberry Pi box for #MonthOfMaking

Reading Time: 3 minutes On Tuesday, Rob at The MagPi magazine tweeted this: The MagPi magazine on Twitter Hey @Raspberry_Pi, wanna join us in making some stuff for #MonthOfMaking? Rob has some cosplay to do this week and other plans for the rest of the month… And we said YES! At this point in time, Alex was hiding in […]