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March 17, 2017 AT 11:00 am

Profile of Raspberry Pi Educator: Alex Eames #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

via RaspberryPi.org

Alex purchased his first Raspberry Pi in May 2012, after a BBC article caught his eye. Already teaching ICT at his son’s school, he was drawn to the idea of a $35 computer to aid the education of his ten-year-old students. Less than a month later, Alex started his website, RasPi.TV.

Alex was determined to provide tutorials that worked first time, understanding the frustration for newcomers when their hard work didn’t always pay off. “It’s off-putting for people to follow a list of instructions, get it all right, and then find the process fails,” he says. RasPi.TV was all about “instructions that work first time – even if you’ve never done it before.”

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