Carrie Anne Philbin: Geek gurl diaries

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Image credit: With kind permission of Carrie Anne Philbin

Carrie Anne Philbin has been making it cool to be a woman in tech for years. As well as being an amazing computing teacher, she wrote a best seller (in tech terms) on using physical computing, Adventures in Pi, and was an early YouTube channel sensation. Geek Gurl diaries is a YouTube channel with all you could ever want to know about physical computing. Check it out!

 


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Design & Technology and Computing. Find out about physical computing devices, like the Raspberry Pi, Microbit, Crumble. Watch some of the videos on Geek Gurl Diaries or look at resources on the Geek Gurl website on making cool stuff. Design a product using physical computing. Research and write about the Internet of Things – it really is all getting connected.