FSOSS - Raspberry Pi Projects Showcase

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What's a Raspberry Pi?

Raspberry Pi's were designed specifically with the classroom in mind. After seeing a decline in the basic computer programming skills within incoming Freshman classes, Eben Upton and fellow Cambridge University colleagues set out to develop a low cost open sources hardware and software platform that would encouraged experimentation and innovation.

The goal of the Raspberry Pi computer is to get students excited about programming again. With a low cost platform and a plethora of open source content, students can learn to code easier than ever.

What are Raspberry Pi's used for?

The short answer to that question is whatever you want to use it for, think of the Raspberry Pi as a miniature electronic sandbox.

What can you do with your Pi?

If you are interested in showing off an innovative way to use the Raspberry-Pi:

FSOSS welcomes you to submit your project into the Raspberry Pi Creativity contest.

FSOSS - Raspberry Pi Projects Showcase

The annual Free Software and Open Source Symposium provides a venue to share the latest trends in open source. It is an event aimed at bringing together industry, developers, educators and the community and any other interested parties to discuss open source, open web, and academic/industry partnerships.

FSOSS 2012 features two days of presentations:

  • Note Thursday, October 25

Hackputer Day - A full-day focused on the Raspberry Pi and Other Hackputers - with tracks on software, hardware, and education and a projects showcase. More information. Hands-on heterogeneous computing workshop (Registration is limited) - More information.

  • Note Friday, October 26 - The Main Event!

Talks on all aspects of open source - from the latest innovations to development techniques and business models Free as in Beer Reception – meet and mingle!

Come see how open source software is changing the wave of the future.

Your project will be displayed and judged at the Hackputing Day Free Software and Open Source Symposium 2012 (FSOSS)

The contest will run from October 25, 2012 to October 26, 2012 prizes will be awarded to the most creative and innovate ideas submitted.

Prizes will be provided by Adafruit.com

  • Note All projects will be stored in a secure area.

Entering the Showcase

Showcase Registration.

For information or inquires please contact

Andrew Greene

Cdot - Fedora Arm Team

Phone: 416-491-5050 ext 33463

Email: andrew.greene@senecacollege.ca

IRC: agreene