15,000 Raspberry Pis to be given away to school children but why?

15,000 Raspberry Pis to be given away to school children but why?

The Raspberry Pi Foundation and Google have joined forces to provide a great incentive to encourage more children to develop programming skills with the help of 15 thousand free Raspberry Pi computers; a credit-card sized computer board that plugs into a TV and a keyboard.

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt hopes this will help more children to learn how to write code. See what Chesterton Community College in Cambridge, the first group of students to receive a batch of free machines, thought of the scheme.

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2013-02-04T13:09:40+00:00