Google Giving donates 15,000 Raspberry Pi computers to children

By Shawn Knight · 6 replies
Jan 30, 2013
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  1. Google is helping to find the next generation of computer scientists by helping to donate 15,000 Raspberry Pi computers to various school-aged children across the U.K. Google’s Eric Schmidt and Raspberry Pi co-founder Eben Upton visited a school in Cambridge...

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  2. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,374   +69

    Why don't they donate one to me, or someone in the us?
  3. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,005   +2,532

    They want to get children addicted to Google during their most formative years.

    Wouldn't it be "cute", if they put them in plastic baggies, then gave them out in schoolyards....."C'mere kid, I want you to try something said the Google man, who was shading his mouth with one hand, so that no one else could hear....:eek:

    If I had my way, anything Google wouldn't be permitted within a 1000 feet of a school. Since this is happening in Britain, that's about 320 meters, give or take.;)
  4. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 3,000   +1,319

    Im a child! I swear!
  5. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,005   +2,532

    Proving once again boys and girls, early exposure leads to a lifetime of addiction, shame, and dependence...... :eek:
    ikesmasher likes this.
  6. Cota

    Cota TS Enthusiast Posts: 513   +8

    What a waste! give me one so I can debug my algorithms at low cost!
  7. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 3,146   +911

    Man I wish I went to a Cambridge school and university , they always get on the news :(

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