Raspberry Pi Educational Computer

The Raspberry Pi is a single-board computer that was developed as an inexpensive computer science teaching aid. The Raspberry Pi Foundation calls its computer “an ARM GNU/Linux box for $25.” It was developed by a group of researcher from Cambridge University’s Computer Lab who became concerned about the decline in students who has tinkered with computers and programming as hobbyists.

This month, the Foundation two computers: the $25 Model A and the $35 Model B. Both can be plugged into a keyboard and TV to create a bare-bones programmable desktop computer.

You can see find out more about this pocket-size computer on the Raspberry Pi Foundation website and check out a video of the Raspberry Pi playing Quake 3 on YouTube.

Date: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012
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