Category Archives: CoderDojo

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 … Continue reading

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UCD CoderDojo Raspberry Pi Demo

Three queries arose after my Raspberry Pi demo at the first session of the UCD CoderDojo for the 2017/18 academic year at the UCD Innovation Academy. The first question related to the cost and availability of the Pi 3 “in the shops”. … Continue reading

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Whizzkids at DCU 2017

Another week at Whizzkids DCU 2017 Summer Camp has come to an end and a great time was had by all. The standard was very high and new national and international friendships were forged during the week. The other images … Continue reading

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Raspberry Jam NI at Dublin Makers 2017

It was great to see the Raspberry Jam NI at Dublin Makers 2017 yesterday. My phone battery died shortly after but I did manage to take a photo of Sam Stuart (@tenthchain) wearing his 3D Printed  frames with real prescription … Continue reading

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Audio add-on for BBC micro:bit

“This short video introduces the amp:bit, the easiest way to hook up a set of headphones or speakers to your BBC micro:bit. Simply plug the micro:bit into the amp:bit and then plug-in your headphones! alternatively you can solder a PC … Continue reading

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BBC micro:bit at Whizzkids

I got a chance to see the BBC micro:bit in action at Whizzkids‘ Summer Camp in DCU today. The micro:bit is the cornerstone of the BBC’s 21st century education initiative to introduce coding in a hands-on fashion to all children in the … Continue reading

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