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Raspberry Pi for everyone

A1995c9abe48450ce2f82d93ca0b863f?s=47 Ben Nuttall
October 27, 2016

Raspberry Pi for everyone

Lightning talk given at All Things Open 2016 in Raleigh, NC.

All about the Raspberry Pi Foundation, its charitable work in education and its series of small computers.

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fuAkRui5ngs


Ben Nuttall

October 27, 2016

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