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The photo above beautifully combines two things I really like a lot: Raspberry Pi and cake. To celebrate the Raspberry Pi’s first birthday, our friends at Element-14 presented an enormous Raspberry Pi-shaped cake to Pete Lomas from the Raspberry Pi Foundation and Andrew Robinson, the creator of the PiFace. Element-14, one of the official distributors of the popular development board, also awarded them the community award for most innovative product while at Embedded World Conference. Congratulations and enjoy the cake!

Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson is a Brooklyn-based creative technologist, Contributing Editor at MAKE, and Resident Research Fellow at New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP). He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.



  1. For all the Raspberry Pi fans out there looking to get their hand one of these, there’s a short video competition you can enter.
    Competition page:
    Submissions end March 15.

  2. ScareCorp says:

    Happy Birthday to you PI, or wait or is it, weren’t you born on a leap year?
    oh well I love this product, there are so many use cases for it, from gaming to web browsing to using it with xbmc software and if you have a smart phone device you can control it as well. the only down side that i have with the devise is that i would like to see a 1Gig Ethernet port with it, i am sure that they will be making a model that might have that.

    I have a small un-boxing and First Impressions video if anyone is also interested in see this device.



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