#BringAHack New York with BeagleBoard.org before Maker Faire

This Friday evening before Maker Faire New York:


#BringAHack New York with BeagleBoard.org before Maker Faire

To celebrate our 10 year anniversary and our love of cool hardware hacks, join us for a #BringAHack event in the Big Apple! Join BeagleBoard.org for a casual evening of drinks, snacks and hacks at the Leaf Bar the night before Maker Faire New York.


Fri, Sep 21, 2018, 9:00 PM –

Sat, Sep 22, 2018, 1:00 AM EDT

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Leaf Bar & Lounge

133-42 39th Ave, Roof

Queens, NY 11354

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#BringAHack New York with BeagleBoard.org before Maker Faire

Portland Mini Maker Faire this weekend (Sept 15th-16th)

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This weekend, September 15th – 16th, is Portland Mini Maker Faire at OMSI!

Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these “makers” to show hobbies, experiments, projects.

When: Saturday & Sunday, September 15 & 16, 2018, 9:30am-5:30pm

Where: OMSI, 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR

Tickets: $16/adult (14-62); $10/youth (3-13); $10/senior (63+) OMSI members receive 50% off. (discount applied at checkout)

For Saturday tickets click here.

For Sunday tickets click here.


Portland Mini Maker Faire this weekend (Sept 15th-16th)

Pocket Pi project by Facelesstech

From the Facelesstech blog:


Pocket Pi

So if you have been following my blog lately you may have noticed me rambling on about trying to get a Xbox 360 chat pad and an ps3 keypad working with a raspberry pi to make a portable terminal. I have finally finished my quest so join me below to see how I did it

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  • Raspberry pi zero w
  • 3.5″ waveshare clone
  • Rii Mini 518 Bluetooth keyboard
  • Bluetooth dongle
  • Power bank board
  • 2600mAh lipo battery
  • DIY USB hub
  • DIY interface PCB for screen
  • Acrylic
  • Various stand-offs

Raspberry pi zero w a 3.5″ screen a power bank board and a bluetooth keyboard is that makes up this pocket terminal.