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Colin Baker: The appetite is there for taking a slice of the Pi

19th June, 2016
The Raspberry Pi

Back in 2012, when Google announced sponsorship of €1.5 million to help inject more computer training into the relatively traditional education system in Ireland, there was excitement from politicians and educators alike.

The stage was set for a solid and enthusiastic drive towards more tech-savvy kids. Our first-world society was well-versed in the use of computers, but not often in how they worked.

Voluntary organisations like CoderDojo and the advent of the tiny, DIY computer, the...

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