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This was the first blog I put online. I had just graduated college and had no idea what I wanted to do with my career.

I can’t even remember how I learned about the Raspberry Pi foundation but I am glad I did. I bought my first Pi and it opened up a door to me that I ran through. I had only used computers for casual web surfing and video games. But suddenly I wanted to know everything about them, from hardware to software, to network configuration and conf files.

I will be honest, when I first started this site I had no idea what I was doing (I still don’t). At the time I was also trying to learn about SEO.

So if you read any post before this post…I am sorry. Sorry that I didn’t create any other value other than sharing what others had already shared. That wasn’t my intent. I was just trying to figure it all out.

I haven’t published anything on here in a very long time

Part of the reason is I don’t have enough time to create projects with my Pi.

You see, the Pi was the catalyst for my interest in programming. In the last 3 years, I have taught myself how to be a front end developer. In fact, I can make custom WordPress websites now (something that I knew nothing about before starting this blog).

Therefore, a lot of my time is spent working on side projects, client projects, and updating a lot of my personal blogs.

As I transition into a more comfortable work situation I am ready to plug my Raspberry Pi back in and start learning again.

I am excited to see how much knowledge I have gained since my introduction to computing 3 years prior.

The goal of this blog has changed

I likely will not focus any energy on SEO. This site doesn’t get a lot of traffic as is.

But I want to document everything that I am working on related to the Raspberry Pi on this blog. If it’s been covered thousands of times already…sorry.

This likely won’t be the place where you see a ton of awesome projects that require a high level of technical skill.

Instead, I will buy accessories that I have always wanted to try and document my pain points in getting them setup and working properly.

I  will keep the store up but…

You may have noticed that there is a “shop” on this blog.

All it does is pull Amazon information and then uses an affiliate link to redirect you to Amazon to complete your purchase.

Why do I have this on my site?

I thought it would be cool to try out an e-commerce site, and who doesn’t want to make a little beer money off the internet.

So if you are in the market for any Raspberry Pi products and my shop has it, just know it’s all handled by Amazon.

I am going to make it a goal of mine to be more transparent on the shop home page with what is happening.

My biggest hopes for this blog are to have answers to questions that you have and a better overall design sometime early next year.

If you are reading this and want to send some encouragement my way or want me to buy a product to review just let me know in the comments.

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(Infographic) A Brief History Of The Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has achieved a number of impressive feats.

The Raspberry Pi has gained the attention of computer lovers and educators across the World.

The community has embraced the small micro computer and developed many amazing projects.

If you are on the fence about buying a Raspberry Pi, then get off the fence and start learning.

The Raspberry Pi is a great tool to learn both computer hardware and software.

So whatever your fancy, enjoy the power of this micro computer like the 5 million other Raspberry Pi users.

Check out this infographic that gives a very quick overview of what the Raspberry Pi Foundation has achieved.

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Top 3 Raspberry Pi Accessories You Gotta Have

I have three Raspberry Pi’s and they work great.But I find myself adding more Pi’s and Raspberry Pi Accesorries into my shopping cart. I don’t know what it is.

Well actually I do, the problem is there are so many cool looking projects that I want to try and too many new accessories for the Pi. But I don’t want to partition my SD cards and run the risk of ruining a project that is running fine.

So I would rather take the easy way out and buy another Pi or Raspberry accessory. Sure it cost a little more but heck, I love tinkering with them, and have tons of peripherals laying around, so why not.

Through all of the Raspberry Pi projects I have found these Raspberry Pi accessories to be the most handy, novel, and fun items to go along with a Raspberry Pi.

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