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by muc
Fri Jan 15, 2016 1:39 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Training after redundancy
Replies: 1
Views: 480

Training after redundancy

I've been made redundant (from a non IT job) and have the opportunity to get some training funded up to about £1500 ish. I've a non IT degree but worked in tech support, IT training, protect management, web design and SME software consulting previously but I've no IT qualifications beyond the bog st...
by muc
Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Best age for Pi
Replies: 21
Views: 8104

Best age for Pi

I'm considering giving my nephew a Pi for Xmas along with the the Adventures in Minecraft book.

He's 9 years old and loves Minecraft but doesn't use a PC other than playing games.
His parents aren't that tech literate.

Do you think the Minecraft book will be too much for him?
by muc
Fri Feb 20, 2015 8:24 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Soldering with kids
Replies: 16
Views: 2592

Soldering with kids

I'm running an electronics event for kids involving learning to solder. 15 kids would be using soldering irons in a large well ventilated room for no more than an 30 min at a time. I've scoured the HSE website and others. Can anyone offer any best practice safety advice or tips ? Do you think I shou...

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