CamJam June 2015

Getting Philip up at 6am on a Saturday morning is never fun but it was definitely worth it for another great day in Cambridge at CamJam. Packing the toolbox Arriving at CamJam Our “Show and tell” table Time for Lunch Astro-Pi competition ideas Babbage is taken for a ride A quick look at the observatory […]

Big birthday weekend

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The Raspberry Pi BIG Birthday Weekend Following many weeks of many emails the big day had arrived as we left the house at 6.30am for the Raspberry Pi Big Birthday weekend. With workshops, talks, show and tell and the marketplace and 110 Pizzas, cake and beer in the evening there was plenty for everyone to […]

When Philip met Liz and Eben

When Philip met Eben and Liz Upton ….. Whilst at CamJam (PiWars) Philip found himself sat next to two Pi Celebrities – none other than Eben and Liz Upton. We have met Liz a couple of times before at events but never Eben. During the presentations I quietly told Philip that he was sat next […]

Birmingham Raspberry Jam

Birmingham Raspberry Jam Today was the relaunch of the Birmingham Raspberry Jam held at KESH Academy in Birmingham. With 17 Raspberry Pis and a great space to work in we welcomed over 45 participants to the event. The day was organised by myself and Jack Wearden from Birmingham University. The workshops We delivered 4 workshops […]

Covent Garden Raspberry Jam

Covent Garden Raspberry Jam Saturday 29th November 2014 To keep the Jam feeling lasting longer after the Birmingham Raspberry Jam on the 22nd November I am helping at the Covent Garden Raspberry Jam a week later on the 29th November. Frank Thomas-Hockey who describes himself as “a Father and amateur hacker” is running a Jam at Covent […]

Cam Jam Sept 2014 review

We had an amazing day at the Cambridge Raspberry Jam on 6th September and the organising team really should have a big pat on the back! The theme this time was based around all things robots in preparation for the December Pi Wars event. There were a good range of talks and hands-on workshops again designed around […]