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Intro to raspberry_pi


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This presentation introduces the faculty and staff of Full Sail University to the Raspberry Pi computer. It is intended to provide an informative overview of the Raspberry Pi as a learning platform.

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  1. 1. Presented by Mac Rutan Welcome! Sign the attendance sheet! An Introduction to Raspberry Pi 1Monday, July 1, 13
  2. 2. “The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It’s a capable little PC which can be used for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word-processing and games. It also plays high-definition video. We want to see it being used by kids all over the world to learn programming.” - Raspberry Pi Foundation What is an RP? 2Monday, July 1, 13
  3. 3. The Raspberry Pi is... a $35 computer that can get kids coding... a micro-controller for hobbyists... a platform for developing design solutions... and much, much more! What is an RP? 3Monday, July 1, 13
  4. 4. Eben Upton, the man behind Raspberry Pi, hopes to bring computer programming skills to a new generation. Eben Upton 4Monday, July 1, 13
  5. 5. Task: U. of Cambridge computer science department student assessment. Result: 2006 study identifies tech shift and cause of gap in freshman skill set. Solution: Develop a platform to fill the gap... A solution to a problem 5Monday, July 1, 13
  6. 6. Raspberry Pi was designed: to get the student back in the terminal. to be diverse, highly functional and inexpensive to manufacture and distribute. The diversity of the platform is infinite. A solution that iterates solutions 6Monday, July 1, 13
  7. 7. Raspberry Pi Foundation 7Monday, July 1, 13
  8. 8. The Raspberry Pi has been deployed for over 1 year and has sold over 1 million units. The original “B” model cost $35. The streamlined “A” model costs $25. The Raspberry Pi camera arrived in June 2003 at a cost of $25. (5 Mpixel and 720P HD video) Quick facts about the RP 8Monday, July 1, 13
  9. 9. The Raspberry Pi runs on a Linux operating system so how it works depends on the linux build. Some “builds” are very easy to use like Raspian which is the recommended version, while others are customized for specific tasks. How it works 9Monday, July 1, 13
  10. 10. Raspberry Jams: Users-Group/ Built via community 10Monday, July 1, 13
  11. 11. Rastrack:A teenagers first RP project: Built via community 11Monday, July 1, 13
  12. 12. The RP community consists of Users: Kids, teens, adults, old people... Developers: Kids, teens, adults, old people... Resellers: Mostly old people. Academia: All of the above. Built via community 12Monday, July 1, 13
  13. 13. Raspberry Pi foundation: Mac’s Raspberry Pi RelatedVimeo Channel: Mac’s interview with Eben and Liz Upton: Mac’s Raspberry PiYoutube playlist: Official distributor: Resources 13Monday, July 1, 13