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Hacking Raspberry Pi® by Timothy L. Warner

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Chapter 3. A Tour of Raspberry Pi Peripheral Devices

I got my start learning about electricity and electronics not through school but by horsing around with a Science Fair 160-in-1 electronics project kit my parents bought for me from Radio Shack for my tenth birthday.

As you can see in Figure 3.1, this wooden-framed kit enabled kids like me to prototype electrical circuits without having to solder any components together. The various “doo dads” on the kit’s circuit board kept me engaged and entertained for many, many hours.

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FIGURE 3.1 I learned electronics by studying (playing?) with this Radio Shack project kit.

Fast-forward to the twenty-first ...

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