San Francisco, California, USA
London, United Kingdom
Ever wanted to build an automatic watering system for your garden? Make your own miniature server? A surveliance system? Weather station? Cheap computer cluster? It’s not as hard as you might think! Every day, computers are getting smaller, cheaper, smarter and more connected. The possible applications of technology today are more exciting than ever.
Experience our inaugural short course in on-board computing, practical programming and internet-of-things devices. Learn how to set up a Raspberry Pi and other on-board computers, and use them to control other hardware and create networked applications. Make devices that can respond to their environment, control peripheral hardware and talk to each other over the internet.
What you'll learn
The workshop caters to all abilities, with exercises for those new to coding as well as more experienced hackers.
- Week 1: Introduction to Unix/Linux + the “Raspbian” operating system
- Week 2: Practical programming with the Pi: controlling hardware
- Week 3: Introduction to networking
- Week 4: Design week with DIY project help
When & Where
Michael Crouch Innovation Centre
UNSW enabled and community powered. An inspiring cross-disciplinary innovation centre combining design, events, making and co-working. It's a place to connect with a community of like-minded people who are passionate about what they do!