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Tim Rowledge
Attended Imperial College London and Royal College of Art
Lived in cardiff wales uk
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Cool Raspberry Pi case - I've signed up to support this on IndieGoGO. You should too!
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/piserver-the-ultimate-raspberry-pi-enclosure/x/10222621#/

piServer adds a SATA hard drive, USB hub, PWM fan, and optical audio to the Raspberry Pi 3. | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today!
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+Tim Rowledge google servers running G+ are powered by X86 Linux machines, and maybe 99% other internet servers too. Do you feel offended by this? Your life must be difficult if your answer is "yes".
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The Scratch programming language, developed at MIT, has become the cornerstone of computing education at the primary level. Running the Scratch environment well was an early goal for Raspberry Pi. Since early 2013 we’ve been working with Tim Rowledge, Smalltalk hacker extraordinaire. Tim has been beavering away, improving the Scratch codebase and porting it to newer …
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Perfection in small motorcycles - http://vinsmotors.com/eng/
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INTRO. “ “Gli amanti delle piccole sportive dure e pure possono finalmente smettere di attendere: il filone delle velocissime ed agilissime stradali due tempi si è riaperto con nuovi modelli 100cc e 250cc di prossima uscita. Le tecnologie moderne già da tempo consentono di ottenere, nel rispetto ...
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Santa Arrested!
Stopped at US border because of links to Middel Eastern religious cult with violent history 
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Latest performance tests on Raspberry Pi Squeak; 90 Dorado and ~16 x faster than the original Pi with the simple interpreter. Not bad for a $35 computer!
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Cool Raspberry Pi case - I've signed up to support this on IndieGoGO. You should too!
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/piserver-the-ultimate-raspberry-pi-enclosure/x/10222621#/
piServer adds a SATA hard drive, USB hub, PWM fan, and optical audio to the Raspberry Pi 3. | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today!
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Philae lander spotted; beautiful image, beautiful words:-

From a comment by 'Hurrellr' on the Guardian (https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/sep/05/lost-philae-lander-found-as-rosetta-mission-draws-to-a-close-comet-67p)
"What a remarkable achievement and what a lonely iconic photo... tucked in under a precipice a billion miles away, bathed in ice and silence, the concentrated and dedicated reworking of matter by thousands upon thousands of searching souls.

How unlucky to land right there!"

http://www.esa.int/ESA_Multimedia/Images/2016/09/Philae_found

Rosetta’s lander Philae has been identified in OSIRIS narrow-angle camera images taken on 2 September 2016 from a distance of 2.7 km. The image scale is about 5 cm/pixel.Philae’s 1 m-wide body and two of its three legs can be seen extended from the body. The images also provide proof of P…
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It's Towel Day; do you know where your towel is?
Oh, and wear Lilac, if you were there.
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The Scratch programming language, developed at MIT, has become the cornerstone of computing education at the primary level. Running the Scratch environment well was an early goal for Raspberry Pi. Since early 2013 we’ve been working with Tim Rowledge, Smalltalk hacker extraordinaire. Tim has been beavering away, improving the Scratch codebase and porting it to newer …
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Some improvements to the Scratch code, some better ARM code for bitblt, move to Squeak 4.5 to allow running on a modern VM, a COG for ARM, some improved hardware; it all adds up.
Pi3/cog runs the big 'ShootOut' benchmark suite ~ 15X faster than the original PiB/interp. 
Improved Scratch code runs many scripts 8X faster.
Improved bitblt is 10X for some complex cases and at least 2X for easy stuff.
The answer to making Smalltalk faster is always to improve Smalltalk, not replace it with java/c++/python/swift/CIO-flavour-of-the-month
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Cool Pi Kickstarter - a display case! I got one of this guys prior designs and really like it. This is a neat design for a Pi touch display and Pi.
http://kck.st/1mBJgyk
SmartiPi Touch is a super sleek stand for the official Raspberry Pi touch display. Camera functionality, wall mountable, and HAT ready.
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Nooooooo! Snow!
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Engineering solutions to interesting problems in interesting ways
Introduction
Aging geek/hacker/biker/builder/maker/woodworker/etc. Decades of software engineering & debugging pain. Designer of motorcycles and furniture and houses and more.
Just google me.
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Survived a bunch of degrees, bombings, shootings and other unpleasantries. Almost got to go to space. Never sunk so low as to vote conservative or attend church of any sort.
Education
  • Imperial College London and Royal College of Art
    Engineering, 1980
  • Royal College of Art
    Design
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Hey You!, Sir tim, L.Col Sir Tim Rowledge
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  • Engineering Manager
  • Research Fellow
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cardiff wales uk - staplehurst kent uk - poole dorset uk - london uk - winchester hampshire uk - mountain view CA usa - milpitas CA usa - Qualicum Beach BC Canada
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pi-topCEED, the first $99 Raspberry Pi desktop! | Indiegogo
www.indiegogo.com

A computer anyone can use to learn, play and create. | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community.

THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: Celebrating Raspberry Pi - Parksville Qualicum News
www.pqbnews.com

Raspberry Pi is an operating system made out of an SD card powered by a USB phone charger

The GWR Locomotive Sketchpad | Raspberry Pi
www.raspberrypi.org

The what, you say? Easy. It's a sketchpad. For Great Western Railway locomotives. Alec Bray built the GWR Locomotive Sketchpad to allow you

I've got your missing links right here (01 June 2013)
phenomena.nationalgeographic.com

Top picks WOW. Scientists capture images of molecule rearranging its bonds. They're like textbook stick drawings! By Nadia Drake, consistent

I've got your missing links right here (18 May 2013)
phenomena.nationalgeographic.com

Top picks Commander Chris Hadfield ended his amazing run on the International Space Station with this beautiful video of him singing Space O

Oliver and Amelia make a bee box | Raspberry Pi
www.raspberrypi.org

Oliver is five, and has produced this lovely bee box for school. He did the modelling, the painting and some of the soldering, and had lots

Design: Creation of Artifacts in Society
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Design: Creation of Artifacts in Society is a free online class taught by Karl T. Ulrich of University of Pennsylvania

The History Place - Apollo 11
www.historyplace.com

Photos, text, audio clips of the first mision to the moon.

Jony Ive wins Blue Peter badge, reciprocates with tour of Apple's Alumin...
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. Sir Jony Ive is no stranger to winning accolades in the United Kingdom, including Knighthood and what not, but he seems to be taken aback

Welcome to Tersaknives Inc.
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We sell only genuine swiss made Tersa planer knives. Tersa planer blades are a high quality product made of high speed steel (HSS). HSS is t

The Drabblecast | Strange Stories, By Strange Authors, for Strange Liste...
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The Drabblecast is an award-winning, listener-supported, illustrated, audio fiction magazine, hosted and produced by Norm Sherman. It is rel

Celebrating Towel Day – May 25, 2012
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If you don’t know much about Douglas Adams, the most important thing to know is that he wrote humorous and fun science fiction books. This M

Sentry gun controller - Boing Boing
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Deez is a jolly good place to eat; it's not a gourmet chic place but you good food well served - and for good prices. Vegetarians will find a modest variety of suitable dishes too, which is not so common on V.I.
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One of our very favourite places to go. Excellent food, excellent service and a nice place to be.
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