OggCamp 31st October – 1st November, Liverpool
Traveled down to the Liverpool on the Friday with my son Luke. Met up with Barry and David from Dark Water on the evening at Camp and Furnace. Good venue and food but a bit noisy for conversation.
Saturday and Sunday was a mix of talks and some demonstrations. Luke won a Nerf Gun for having the highest score on the range, certainly made his day
Maker Jamboree & Raspberry Jam 15th – 17th October, North East Scotland college, Aberdeen
Two days of making and tuition for 10 youngsters p7 – S3. Culminating with Aberdeen’s first Raspberry Jam on the Saturday.
On the first day they were taught how to solder, digital bagpipes and all about 3D printing. The 3D printing was courtesy of Iain Gildea from Peacock Visual Arts.
The second day was spent learning about Arduino and Raspberry Pi
The third day was the Raspberry Jam that was open to the public and gave the youngsters a chance to see what other things could be done with Arduino and Raspberry Pi’s