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Ben Nuttall

Software engineer at BBC News Labs. Former Raspberry Pi Community Manager. Creator of GPIO Zero and piwheels. Correspondent for opensource.com.

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25 May 2020

Blogging about blogging

I’ve had a blog since 2006. I started using Blogger — Google’s 2003 acquisition — allowing 17-year-old-me to publish my thoughts and share my adventures with the world in my own corner of web space at blogspot.com. I spent countless hours writing HTML and CSS from scratch, or tweaking custom styles from other Blogger users. […]

1 March 2020

MagPi interview

Issue #91 of the official Raspberry Pi magazine, The MagPi, has just been published and it features an interview with me, about my time at the Foundation (and a bit before), letting the community know what I’m moving on to at the BBC. You can buy or download the issue here: Issue #91 Here’s what […]

1 March 2020

Meme Overflow

A few months ago I was looking through questions posted to the Raspberry Pi Stack Exchange site. If you’re not familiar, Stack Exchange provides Q&A sites like Stack Overflow for specific areas, such as particular programming languages, technologies or other topics. And while observing the erratic nature of the way people post questions to the […]

26 January 2020

Goodbye Raspberry Pi, Hello BBC

Just a quick note to say I’m leaving the Raspberry Pi Foundation to start a new role at the BBC. I’ve been at Raspberry Pi for over six years, and it’s been great. I’m excited to join an innovation team called BBC News Labs. They find new ways to solve problems with technology, making lives […]

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