First up thanks to all the cats who came to the initial Christchurch Raspberry Jam meet and greet. It’s just lovely to see local enthusiasm in the Raspberry Pi.
For official meeting number one we’re moving to our regular space, Treshna @ EPIC. Bring your Raspberry Pi, passion, geekiness and a friend for some low/high tech radness. I have just recently built a WiFi Web Radio with a Pi utilising the Pandora Internet Radio service, complete with an LCD screen and physical push button controls. I’ll be bringing this along for people to have a look and a poke at.
So anyone who knows me at least a little remotely knows I’m a huge fan of the Raspberry Pi computer. It’s small, cute, versatile and super fun. And after finally getting settled back in Christchurch after a fabulous 3 years in Melbourne I’m gearing up to share the RasPi love around this fair city.
Back in the UK where the glorious Pi was born people have started gathering under the banner of Raspberry Jam. So come Wednesday 30th October we’ll be having our initial Raspberry Jam meet-up to see who’s interested in the Pi, what people have been doing with their Pi’s and encouraging other people to get involved. The lovely folks at MakerCrate by the Pallet Pavillion have offered us the use of their space.