Friday Hack Chat: Raspberry Pi Principal Hardware Engineer Roger Thornton

rpichat1-01Have you heard about the new Raspberry Pi Zero W which now includes WiFi and Bluetooth? Of course you have. Want to know what went into the addition to the popular design? Now’s the time to ask when this week’s Hack Chat is led by Roger Thornton, chief hardware engineer for Raspberry Pi.

Raspberry Pi was born on February 29th, 2012 and has seen a remarkable number of hardware flavors and revisions. Throughout, the hardware has been both dependable and affordable — not an easy thing to accomplish. Roger will discuss the process his team uses to go from concept, all the way through to the hands of the user. It’s an excellent chance to ask any questions you have from soup to nuts.

The Hack Chat is scheduled for Friday, March 3rd at noon PST (20:00 GMT).

Here’s How To Take Part:

join-hack-chatOur Hack Chats are live community events on the Hackaday.io Hack Chat group messaging.

Log into Hackaday.io, visit that page, and look for the ‘Join this Project’ Button. Once you’re part of the project, the button will change to ‘Team Messaging’, which takes you directly to the Hack Chat.

You don’t have to wait until Friday; join whenever you want and you can see what the community is talking about.

Upcoming Hack Chats

Mark your calendar for Friday March 10th when Hack Chat features mechanical manufacturing with members from the Fictiv team.

4 thoughts on “Friday Hack Chat: Raspberry Pi Principal Hardware Engineer Roger Thornton

  1. Typical hackaday.io content FAIL! If you come to see anything after the actual Chat (I live on the OPPOSITE side of Planet Earth), there’s nothing to see. You’re just greeted with layers ad layers of scripting, sign-up/log-in demands etc. Pages take a huge amount of time to load – then no content. I’m at the point where Anything linked to hackaday.io is something I ignore. Fail HaD. So sad.

    Just put a YouTube link up for the Chat after it is done so the REST of us can see what happened. Yeah Had? (Nooo… Too Simple).

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