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In Bid To Get British Kids Coding, BBC To Give Away 1 Million ‘Micro Bit’ Computers

In a move that will bring a nostalgic smile to some British kids (and teachers) of the 80s, the BBC has announced that it is to produce a new educational mini-computer — codenamed the ‘Micro Bit’, a play on the broadcaster’s original ‘BBC Micro‘ computer — and will give away 1 million devices to British school kids aged 11. It will be distributed nationwide from autumn 2015.

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Stringerbell2088d ago

Lets hope that these are child proof because that USB port looks a tad fragile...