VIDEO: Braben's tiny answer to the big programming issue

VIDEO: Braben's tiny answer to the big programming issue

By Rob Crossley

May 6th 2011 at 2:46PM

The Raspberry Pi micro-computer could launch 'within twelve months'

Frontier Developments boss David Braben believes he has the answer to “boring” ICT school lessons in the palm of his hand.

The Elite co-creator, who publishes a monthly column in Develop, told the BBC that a finger-sized $15 micro-computer could stimulate a new generation of game developers.

Known as the Raspberry Pi, Braben thinks the device can give students access to a full PC experience and, crucially, allow them to cut their teeth on creative computer programming.

A video interview follows: