Issue #94 — Voyager

Friday 3 April 2015

Hi everyone

This week the Foundation announced they’re hiring a Head of Curriculum – read all about the role at

This year’s April Fool prank involved the claim that they’d accidentally sent a Pi into space that was sending pictures back as it passed the planets on its way through the solar system – using images actually taken from the intro to Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Have a great Easter weekend!


Picture of the week


This picture supposedly taken by the first Pi in space – an April Fools prank by James Robinson at the Foundation



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    A 3D printed toy bear that plays Spotify music using a Raspberry Pi
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  • Internet-Controlled Car Horn (
    An April Fools prank: annoy your friends with an internet enabled car horn

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