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Who created the Raspberry Pi?
Co-creator Eben Christopher Upton
Born 5 April 1978) (age: 44) \    |



SchoolUniversity of Cambridge (BA) Cambridge Computer Lab (PhD) Cambridge Business School (MBA)

By day he’s the Technical Director and ASIC architect for Broadcom. By night, and on weekends, he’s the driving force behind the Raspberry Pi, that small computer that has been revolutionising hobbyist computing and the future of technology itself since its launch in 2012.

Construction of the Raspberry Pi first began in China back in 2011, but the results weren’t considered satisfactory. As a result, the Raspberry Pi Foundation moved production to the UK.

Situated in a former color TV manufacturing plant in south Wales (a peninsula in the United Kingdom) are four production lines (soon to be six in order to keep up with the Raspberry Pi’s remarkable demand) producing 12,000 of these amazing little computers every day.

This is one of several collaborative partnerships for Sony, and the end product – a working Raspberry Pi device – is constructed here for Premier Farnell, under license from the Raspberry Pi Foundation (they are one of two licensed manufacturers, the other is RS Components. Both are British companies).

Figures indicate that the Raspberry Pi has sold around 1 million devices, with orders still to be fulfilled at the time of writing. Of this amount, the Foundation estimates 2-300,000 have ended up in the hands of children, far exceeding the 10,000 devices a year they expected to be sold to schools. “

One way or another it’s in the hands of kids whether [via] parents, schools, teachers, grandparents or [bought by] the kids themselves,” says Eben, “particularly with stuff like Minecraft on there.

Yes, You can install Microsoft Minecraft on the Raspberry Pi. Also,
Microsoft is selling the Raspberry Pi 3 at its online store for $50, which includes a 16GB MicroSD card.