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BAMF Raspberry Pi + Fedora Fun Day

Scheduled for June 14-16 Northern California.

Date and time

June 14-16, 2013.


The event is free. Registration is not required formally,but, we prefer if you let us know your skill level and skills you need to work on :)

Friday, June 14

2415 Mission St- San Francisco Pi Fri hackfest

  • 10am coffee snacks and greetings
  • Un-conference style discussion taking place on this page
  • 12:30- 1:00 lunch
  • 2:00 Session
  • Hack, make, and do things
  • 4:45 Dinner or light snacks- group choice
  • 5:30-45 Cleanup
  • 6pm Answer questions, show project (or two)
  • 6:30-7pm go home or go out for food and refreshments


Fedora Fun Day

Saturday 2415 Mission St- San Francisco The following People are presenting;

  • Rubén Guerra Marín Communication protocols, Bluetooth, and general hacking.
    • Wireless connectivity: WiFi, Bluetooth, ZigBee (Examples using python).
    • Communication sensors: RFID, NFC.
  • Carlos
  • Mark


Sunday, June 16th - 12:30 to 4pm

  • 333 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032

Vasona Lake Park in Los Gatos is a great South Bay location to have a picnic. We had a great event there in 2010- pics here and here

Wiki page here

What is a Geeknic?

Event volunteers

If you are attending, please add your name to the list below:


Item Details Budget Actual
Travel/Lodging for biker $170 flight $50 estimated gas & PT
SWAG ( biker has metallic stickers) vinyl stickers $10-20 Need stuff $50
Food & caffeine Important $100-150
Raspberry Pi Three $0
Current Total $320-420
Approved Budget Total $0

Transportation to and from the event

Arrivals and Departures

Chart for knowing when folks are arriving or departing, by plane, train, car, roller skates, or otherwise.

Who Arrive (Flight-Time) Departure (Flight-Time) Comments Ridesharing
biker Flying $170 Hotel maybe needed

Important deadlines

  • Thursday purchase airline ticket. Purchased


Blogs and reports

MArks Pics are here

BAMFbot will have its own page to better give details ans describe it's modular nature

Uncuartotech was the most exciting part of the whole weekend- Fedora lab to teach kids and create more MAKERs


  • Blinky light project via GPIO
  • Infobot
  • Fedora computer lab