BeagleBoard.org® is a sponsor of World Maker Faire® 2018 in the New York Hall of Science. We will be hosting talks and demos. Stay tuned to this page as the schedule develops for updated times and locations:
Friday, Sept 21, 2018 10:00am – 4:00pm : Education Forum
“Making the Future of Work: Make Education Forum”
An important outcome for education is helping more students find meaningful, productive work. BeagleBoard.org® has been creating technology for education for ten years. Join us at our table at the Education Forum to find out the latest in educational platforms and materials teaching students not only the basics of electronics and coding, but also the life skills of collaboration needed for careers in tomorrow’s high tech industry.
Friday, Sept 21, 2018 11:00am – 12:30pm : Hands-On Workshop
“Getting Started with PocketBeagle® from BeagleBoard.org® Hands-On Coding Workshop”
Hands-on getting started workshop with PocketBeagle® from BeagleBoard.org®, a low cost point of entry for the education in and collaboration around open-source software and hardware. Enjoy fun coding exercises with easy to use hardware, software and sensors. Bring your own PC to talk to PocketBeagle® and learn the basics of coding with open-source Linux based software using online IDE Cloud9. Workshop is located in Zone 1 in Workshop C. Register online to this free workshop. Make organization releases open seats at 10:55am, so please come early. Please remember to bring your own PC to participate.
Friday, Sept 21, 2018 9:00pm – 1:00am : #BringAHack Party
To celebrate our 10 year anniversary of BeagleBoard.org® and our love of cool hardware hacks, join us for a #BringAHack evening of drinks, snacks and hacks.
Leaf Bar and Lounge, 133-42 39th Ave, Roof, Queens, NY 11354. This event is for guests over 21 please. Space is limited, register now.
Saturday, Sept 22 – Sunday, Sept 23 10:00am – 4:00pm : Maker Shed
Fill Your Pocket! BeagleBoard.org® will be at the Maker Shed Saturday and Sunday with cool interactive demos of your favorite 1GHz Open Hardware Linux Computer and giving away a free T-Shirt with every PocketBeagle® purchase (while supplies last). Create the latest in Robotics, Gaming and endless other possibilities!
Sunday, Sept 23 3:00pm : BeagleBoard Discussion & Demos
“How Makers are Using Linux Computing and PocketBeagle® to Innovate”
Join our co-founder and chief community evangelist, Jason Kridner, for an inspiring discussion and demonstrations.
Makers and students need to go beyond just microcontroller projects to innovate and take full advantage of today’s embedded computing tools. PocketBeagle® from BeagleBoard.org®, a US-based 501 c3 non-profit, provides a low cost point of entry for the education in and collaboration around open-source software and hardware. With support from teaching materials, robust software, dozens of hardware add-ons and an active community of developers, PocketBeagle® gives makers and educators a fun and easy way to open this new world of collaborative making.