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December 12, 2014 AT 5:00 am

PiWars – Cambridge Jam. With robots #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

PiWars – Cambridge Jam. With robots. From RaspberryPi.org:

…On Saturday, something rather special happened in Cambridge. Tim Richardson and Mike Horne, who run the regular CamJam, were holding a special event: a robotics Raspberry Jam, with competitions for attending teams who had built their Pis into a robot.

Eben and I were judging. Someone had parked some reindeer outside. The Raspberry Pi robots in attendance varied from the minuscule. To the terrifyingly large and whizzy.

Two hundred competitors and spectators turned up. I was a bit busy running around tweeting from my phone and asking penetrating judgey questions with a clipboard to take any video, but happily Matthew Manning from Raspberry Pi IV Beginners was there to cover the whole day. If you’ve ever wanted to watch a Raspberry Pi robot navigate an obstacle course full of polished pebbles and see-saws, now’s your chance….

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