Simon and Rupert take the programme to the London Hackspace. This community run resource provides a unique, creative atmosphere for anyone who wants to get involved in building, tweaking or modifying technology.Website for the London hackspace.
Eben Upton joins Simon and Rupert in the hackspace to unveil the $25 pc he and the other trustees of the Raspberry Pi foundation hope will get us all programming again.Website for Raspberry Pi
Emma Mulqueeny from rewiredstate.com and founder of the "teach our kids to code" campaign offers her thoughts on the Raspi and it's potential to solve the worrying skills gap opening up in schools technology education.
The London hackspace is far from being the only place where you can get more involved with technology and design. Fab Labs are an international network stretching from Arctic Norway to Afghanistan. Thye offer the users the chance to build the technology they need. Ruperts makes a visit to Manchester to see the facilities and talk to users, while Simon speaks to the network's founder Professor Neil Gershenfeld of MIT.Website of Manchester's Fab Lab
Nick Rosen editor of the Off-grid website joins Simon and Rupert at the London hackspace to show how you don't need to be a technicakl whizz to get something out of being a user.Off the grid website