Just a week to go to the Jamboree! Hope you’ve all got your tickets for the conference, party and/or Jam hack day. Ben’s busy preparing his talks and workshops. He’ll be going along with Carrie Anne, Clive and Dave (the whole Foundation Education team).
Great news: Linux Voice magazine goes on sale on Thursday! You can grab a subscription or buy from WHSmith, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Martin’s/McColl’s and Easons (Ireland). Also limited supply in Brazil, Belgium, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Canada, Sweden, Finland, Portugal and Spain! We’re also told you can expect the most comprehensive guide to brewing beer with a Raspberry Pi that you’re ever likely to read. Very excited!
Hope to see some of you at the Jamboree next week.
Ben & Ryan
Picture of the week
Using Pi, the Pi, compressed air, sprinkler valves and PVC tubing to fire t-shirts at deadly speed
Adventures in Raspberry Pi £6 in the Swag Store (raspberrypi.org)
Carrie Anne's brilliant Pi book is now available at the Swag Store for only £6
Linux Voice Launch 27th Feb (linuxvoice.com)
New community FLOSS Magazine Linux Voice launches this week
MagPi Volume 2 Binder Update (kickstarter.com)
You can collect your pledge for the Community Pi magazine at the Jamboree
Pi-powered T-shirt Cannon (raspberrypi.org)
Building a t-shirt cannon like the one that killed Maude Flanders
Jayme Gisbourne's Porta-Pi (raspberrypi.org)
14 year old Jayme built a hand-held Pi/screen/keyboard combo in a compact case
Mission Control Desk (makezine.com)
Jeff Highsmith built a mission control desk for his son
Raspberry Pi Retro Restyle (smittytone.wordpress.com)
Recreating the Sinclair ZX81 with a Pi
Create a Twitter App on Your Raspberry Pi (raspi.tv)
Alex guides us through building an app to tweet photos from the Pi
Articles & more
What is Torbay Raspberry Pi Jam? (torquayheraldexpress.co.uk)
What is Torbay Raspberry Pi Jam? We just don't know
Running a lightweight Java Application Server on a RPi (eclipsesource.com)
How to set up your Raspberry Pi as a Java application server
Vernier sensors and the Wolfram Language (raspberrypi.org)
Interfacing external sensors with the Wolfram language
Misty Eyed LOHAN (theregister.co.uk)
Pictures from the low orbit photography mission
- Raspberry Jamboree (Manchester) (27 - 28 February)
- Raspberry Jamboree Hack Day (Edge Hill) (1 March)
- Southend on Sea Raspberry Jam (1 March)
- Torbay Raspberry Jam (8 March)
- 1st Peterborough Raspberry Jam (15 March)
- Linux User Raspberry Jam (Poole) (5 April)
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