Raspberry Pi Cheat Sheet, Part 1

The Raspberry Pi is an incredible little computer that is revolutionising computing in the classroom, and at home.  It’s single-handedly responsibly for introducing a new generation to programming and experimentation as opposed to learning how to use spreadsheets and word processors.

For anyone new to Raspberry Pi, there is a lot to get to grips with and–consequently–a lot to remember.  This tutorial provides an aide memoire, a cheat sheet of useful things that you need to know.  You might wish to bookmark this one.

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Getting Started With Google Chromecast and a Mac

Until now, the way to wirelessly send audio, video, photos and webpages to your television has been through the use of an Apple TV and an iOS device or a Mac with additional software.

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to get up and running with the Google Chromecast to give you an alternative way of viewing content on the big screen in the living room.

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Tuts+ Mac Podcast 2: Password Security


In episode two, of the Tuts+ Mac Podcast, Jordan explains to Johnny why he shouldn’t be using the same password for everything he does.  You can listen above, or subscribe on iTunes.

Jordan explains importance of unique passwords, not using dictionary words and introduces techniques for making passwords increasingly secure.

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