Raspberry Pi: An evening at the 2nd London Raspberry Jam

A few weeks ago we attended the 1st Cambridge Raspberry Jam, last week we went to the 2nd London Raspberry Jam evening, and it was great fun.

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Once again Alan O’Donohoe, who came up with the idea for the Raspberry Jam events was on hand, and it was good to chat to him, as usual.

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Eben Upton even made an appearance, although it was via a recording of an interview he has given. It was all very Max Headroom!

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One of the items on display was the portable Raspberry Pi made by Sukkin Pang SK Pang Electronics. You can learn more about the portable Raspberry Pi from here.

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Also on display was the Raspberry Pi powered BigTrak (which is very cool and now has a rocket launcher). I had a BigTrak as a kid and I loved it.

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The evening consisted of a number of short presentations and a lot of interesting discussions. It took place at the London Mozilla Spaces venue and we were very well taken care of.

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There were a lot of Pi’s on hand, more than I have seen in any one place before (i don’t count the 200 in a box I helped Liz sell in Cambridge).

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All in all I had a great time, and I look forward to the next one!

If you haven’t been to a Raspberry Jam yet, you really should consider going.

Were you there? Let us know what you thought of it by leaving a comment below.

[button link="http://connecteddigitalworld.com/2012/07/15/a-slice-of-raspberry-pi-with-the-foundation-at-the-cambridge-raspberryjam/"]Check out what happened at the Q&A session with the Raspberry Pi Foundation[/button]

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