Issue #36 — Cannon

Friday 21 February 2014

Hi everyone

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

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Using Pi, the Pi, compressed air, sprinkler valves and PVC tubing to fire t-shirts at deadly speed



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In Issue One we’re celebrating and looking forward to all that 2014 has to offer in the world of free software. From the basic nuts and bolts that make Linux work under the hood to the Stallmans and Snowdens, we just want to say thanks.

We also get far too carried away in the most comprehensive guide to brewing beer with a Raspberry Pi that you’re ever likely to read, and we’re going right back to the origins of computer science CE with a tutorial that follows in the footsteps of Ada Lovelace and her pioneering work on the Analytical Engine.

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