BBC’s $22 computer is now available to everyone
The BBC micro:bit, a small, Raspberry Pi-like computer that was sent to 1 million year 7 students in British schools over the last two months, can now be bought by everyone.
The computer, which starts at about $22, is available online in several configurations.
The BBC micro:bit is a small, 32-bit computer, with LED lights and buttons which can be programmed to do your bidding.
It also has Bluetooth support, an accelerometer and a compass, widely expanding the number of usage scenarios. I’ve spent some time with the device in May and found it to be a great learning tool for both complete beginners and intermediate students. Read more…
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