Eben upton articles

Raspberry Pi gets an official touchscreen display

The Raspberry Pi Foundation on Tuesday announced what it’s calling the official Raspberry Pi touch display. By all accounts, this appears to be the same panel the foundation first teased at TechCrunch Disrupt in London nearly a year ago. …

THINK IT: Interview with Raspberry Pi's Eben Upton

Eben Upton has had an interesting trajectory both as an entrepreneur and academic, founding a couple of startups over the last decade and a half, as well as acting as the Director of Studies in Computer Science at the University of Cambridge.

Now employed at Broadcom as an SoC architect, his latest “on-the-side” venture combines a little bit of each facet and is perhaps its most ambitious yet: reignite programming in schools with a cheap ($25-$35), compact computing platform that kids could buy themselves. But despite targeting students, his foundation's tiny computer has already captured the imaginations of tinkers worldwide.