Syracuse Tech Week 2019 Hosted a Raspberry Pi Day #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
This past week Syracuse has been hosting its Tech Week 2019. Billed as:
…the longest community-driven, technology focused event in Syracuse NY. Hundreds of people will be coming together to learn, support, and celebrate Syracuse’s growing interest and passion for science and technology.
On Wednesday they dedicated the event to Pi day!:
This day is dedicated to the Raspberry Pi, and a variety of science kits that use them – displaying what it is and how they work. You will be able to learn about this latest technology craze, why everyone is using the it, and see a variety of accessories. The room will be filled with tech talks, exhibits, demonstrations, discussions, trunk sales, meet & greet, Solve-It challenges, interviews, Pitch-It platform, Quiz corner, and workshop corner.
Sounds like an excellent event! We hope to hear more about the awesome projects that came out of Tech Week!
Each Friday is PiDay here at Adafruit! Be sure to check out our posts, tutorials and new Raspberry Pi related products. Adafruit has the largest and best selection of Raspberry Pi accessories and all the code & tutorials to get you up and running in no time!
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