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by jacklang
Fri Nov 11, 2011 4:17 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: LOGO and turtles
Replies: 8
Views: 3735

Re: LOGO and turtles

You might want to look at SCRATCH http://scratch.mit.edu/
by jacklang
Fri Nov 11, 2011 12:03 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: If we miss the first batch ?
Replies: 55
Views: 5981

Re: If we miss the first batch ?

<t>Yorkshire puds various different ways<br/> 100g/40z flour<br/> 3 eggs<br/> 250ml/0.5pt milk<br/> pinch salt and pepper<br/> <br/> Alternatively equal volumes of eggs, milk and flour<br/> <br/> Important points:<br/> The dripping (or oil) must be smoking hot when you pour in the batter<br/> Depth ...
by jacklang
Tue Nov 08, 2011 9:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Shipping and Handling
Replies: 49
Views: 8557

Re: Shipping and Handling

No they are not real yet
We expect P&P to be around GBP 7 or $11 to most parts of the world
by jacklang
Tue Nov 08, 2011 9:21 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Need for an App store for RB programmers
Replies: 64
Views: 8634

Re: Need for an App store for RB programmers

Some people may prefer to sell their content rather than place it in a free distro
by jacklang
Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Classroom Setup
Replies: 64
Views: 12500

Re: Classroom Setup

<r>Quote from Skygod on November 6, 2011, 17:02<br/> Solanum,<br/> <br/> It would be great to have a basic syllabus to work to with measurables at the end of a 'stage'. I am not skilled enough to devise a syllabus, but have the passion to teach one even if it means that I have to teach myself first....
by jacklang
Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:06 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Confused Limitations
Replies: 39
Views: 5786

Re: Confused Limitations

<t>There is no reason why the Pis cannot be networked together, independent from the school network or even the wider Internet itself. One could act as file server and the media loaded with new content offline.<br/> <br/> Of course this means that the class could only message amongst itself, and onl...
by jacklang
Sat Nov 05, 2011 4:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: If we miss the first batch ?
Replies: 55
Views: 5981

Re: If we miss the first batch ?

Also we really don\'t know the size of the accesible market.
by jacklang
Sat Nov 05, 2011 12:03 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Maybe this is already answered somewhere, but
Replies: 10
Views: 1323

Re: Maybe this is already answered somewhere, but

10K boards initially; folllow on is quite quick if the first batch sell, as the manufacturing process will have been set up
Unless there is a disaster there are no plans to slip further
by jacklang
Sat Nov 05, 2011 11:56 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Video Tutorials
Replies: 76
Views: 19861

Re: Video Tutorials

Excellent!
by jacklang
Fri Nov 04, 2011 5:36 pm
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Educational Programming Language
Replies: 73
Views: 21241

Re: Educational Programming Language

The community group from Computers at School who are kindly writing the manual https://groups.google.com/group/raspberryfilling?hl=en are looking at

Scratch/BYOB and Python as beginning languages
by jacklang
Thu Nov 03, 2011 11:25 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Tagliatelle beef hack
Replies: 7
Views: 1771

Re: Tagliatelle beef hack

<r>You need a Jacquard meat tenderizer <URL url="http://www.jaccard.com/">http://www.jaccard.com/</URL> available from amazon and other places. However mechanical tenderising can only have a limited effect,<br/> <br/> When meat cooks there are 6 separate processes:<br/> 1 Enzymatic tenderising (whic...
by jacklang
Thu Nov 03, 2011 10:59 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How Was The Name Thought Up?
Replies: 7
Views: 1237

Re: How Was The Name Thought Up?

It was a reference to Python as well
by jacklang
Wed Nov 02, 2011 2:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Using the board for commercial projects.
Replies: 24
Views: 5419

Re: Using the board for commercial projects.

Use of our trademark will require a licence
by jacklang
Wed Nov 02, 2011 2:44 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: RPVA -- Raspberry Pi VAR (Value Added Reseller) Assn
Replies: 14
Views: 2542

Re: RPVA -- Raspberry Pi VAR (Value Added Reseller) Assn

We may, however put conditions on the external use of our trademarks to protect the brand.
If you want to use Raspberry Pi as a component in your device go ahead, but if you want to put "Raspbery Pi Inside" or the like on the outside talk to us first.
by jacklang
Tue Nov 01, 2011 8:18 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Will the units ship from Cambridge?
Replies: 10
Views: 1475

Re: Will the units ship from Cambridge?

It was an electricity showroom...and no its not
by jacklang
Sun Oct 30, 2011 10:10 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: BBC involvement?
Replies: 8
Views: 2303

Re: BBC involvement?

We have some contacts with the BBC, but in today's climate they are reluctant to endorse any particular product or system.
by jacklang
Wed Oct 26, 2011 9:45 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Prepared for faulty boards and claims?
Replies: 15
Views: 2008

Re: Prepared for faulty boards and claims?

Non!
Nor the former Australian Prime Minister of the same name.
by jacklang
Wed Oct 26, 2011 7:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Model A+ or C?
Replies: 17
Views: 2586

Re: Model A+ or C?

256Mb A+ depends on what memory we can source in the right format and price, and what the demand is..
Moving to a 4 port hub is more difficult as it involves board changes and extra components
by jacklang
Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:42 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Prepared for faulty boards and claims?
Replies: 15
Views: 2008

Re: Prepared for faulty boards and claims?

That said, there will always be those who change their mind, or address or the like, so we have to be prepared. Whether it will be economic to unpack, test and recycle them ourselves remains to be seen
by jacklang
Mon Oct 24, 2011 5:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What have we missed?
Replies: 286
Views: 51048

Re: What have we missed?

<r>Quote from liz on October 24, 2011, 16:52<br/> You missed Jack Lang, our biz dev guy. He posts here infrequently, but it'es always worth reading.<br/> <br/> Waves! Thanks Liz<br/> <br/> You should also mention the other Trustees, who are doing some of the heavy lifting:<br/> <br/> David Braben <U...
by jacklang
Mon Oct 24, 2011 5:19 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Power supply news!
Replies: 176
Views: 21808

Re: Power supply news!

Aarrgh!
I say again 0.7A is including power drawn from the USB ports when the board acts as a host. RPi board on its own is much less, and it is load dependent.
by jacklang
Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:40 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Power supply news!
Replies: 176
Views: 21808

Re: Power supply news!

<t>[quote]<br/> liz on October 21, 2011 at 11:12 am said:<br/> <br/> There’s a polarity protection diode, a voltage clamp, and there’s a self-resetting semiconductor fuse onboard, so you shouldn’t have to worry about blowing your Raspi up. We’ll also be selling a tested and approved power supply fro...
by jacklang
Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:57 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Seriously? This "box" wont have a case to it?!?
Replies: 41
Views: 6570

Re: Seriously? This "box" wont have a case to it?!?

<t>There are mounting holes.<br/> This release is mainly for developers, including third party case suppliers. The board will not yet have gone through CE and EMC testing, so its a hobbyist component not a consumer product.<br/> Next year we plan additionally a bundled package, including case, power...
by jacklang
Thu Oct 20, 2011 7:30 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Investing
Replies: 2
Views: 974

Re: Investing

<r>The Raspberry Pi Foundation is a charity, so investments in the conventional sense are not possible. Donations to help further the work of the charity are possible and if you are an EU tax payer and can elect for the gift aid scheme (ask your tax accountant) such donations may be tax efficient. I...
by jacklang
Wed Oct 19, 2011 2:07 pm
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Lets get a beginner programing thread in here!
Replies: 56
Views: 12411

Re: Lets get a beginner programing thread in here!

<r>You might want to look at the Computing at School group that have put a lot of work into this problem<br/> <URL url="http://www.computingatschool.org.uk/">http://www.computingatschool.org.uk/</URL><br/> http://www.computingatschool.o.....Curric.pdf<br/> http://www.computingatschool.o.....id=cpink...

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