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Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

My Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ arrived today. The packaging has become more economical since its launch back in 2012. The original arrived foam packed in a sturdy cardboard box along with an instruction booklet and above all in an anti-static bag.

No such luck with the […]

WordCamp Dublin is coming soon!

WordCamp Dublin is coming soon! The event is happening on October 14-15 2017 The venue is DCU Business School, Dublin, Ireland


WordCamp tickets are on sale here Wanna speak? Apply here Learn more about sponsoring here Want to help us? Apply as a volunteer Social Media and Contacts Email: Twitter: Facebook: Meetup:



Raspberry Pi flavoured CoderDojo Code Club


It seems like a significant convergence of extra-curricular coding clubs occurred last week. I received the news on the day from the CoderDojo Zen but it still was a bit of a surprise. I posted the press release from the Raspberry Pi Foundation the following day. 

Seemingly, the merger has given rise to […]

Windows 10 arrived!

I had made several attempts to anticipate the Windows 10 rollout by going directly to the Microsoft website for the download link.

Unfortunately, DELL along with other computer manufacturers no longer display the Windows Product Key label on the casing for anti-piracy reasons. I then downloaded and installed RW-Everything and revealed the […]

Header Images Query

I received an email over two months ago enquiring about the locations of my header images. Unfortunately, I had other things on my mind at the time and I neglected to reply. They are all locations around Ireland I photographed in the last few years. The strips are cropped vistas from landscapes in counties Cork, […]

Rotary Switch Shaft Assembly

I may have to order the shorter shaft assembly of the two illustrated above from RS. With any luck I may be able to use the original wafers without having to disassemble everything. I am also investigating the possibility of having the shafts milled to replace the broken originals. I […]