[757labs] android meetup Re: 757labs Digest, Vol 24, Issue 31

J. Albert Bowden jalbertbowden at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 12:29:17 EST 2012


the android meetup sounds awesome, but i believe that's the same day as the
map hackup @ we are titans.

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>   1. Re: Yum, yum: Raspberry Pi (Carlisle Childress)
>   2. Android Meetup - Friday March 2nd (c flux)
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> Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 15:02:50 -0500
> From: Carlisle Childress <carlislechildress at gmail.com>
> To: 757labs at 757labs.org
> Subject: Re: [757labs] Yum, yum: Raspberry Pi
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> Chris Tyler, of Seneca College, and Jon Masers, of RedHat, did a demo of
> this on the raspberry pi developer boards at the Fedora Conference (
> FUDcon ) in Blacksburg a few weeks ago.
>
> The 3D and HD video performance is great due to the GPU on the board,
> but the 2D performance is crappy since they haven't optimized it yet.
> It's hoped that after the release of the first production boards that
> more developers will be able to optimize the code.
>
> The first Fedora Remix for Raspberry Pi is Fedora 14 because its taken
> so long to build, test, modify and retest the Fedora source for ARM.
>
> Fedora 15 should be ready soon.  They will skip Fedora 16 with the hopes
> of getting Fedora 17 out about the same time that the regular Fedora 17
> is released.
>
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Architectures/ARM
>
> On 02/21/2012 09:12 AM, Matthew Hand wrote:
> > Looks pretty cool. I'm curious to see how it will perform.
> >
> > On Feb 21, 2012 9:05 AM, "Dave Johnson" <proletroll at gmail.com
> > <mailto:proletroll at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     It looks like there's a Fedora remix specifically suited for this, I
> >     haven't watched the video yet (@work).
> >
> >     http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/676
> >
> >     =Dave
> >
> >     On 2/2/12, trevorl.salad at gmail.com <mailto:trevorl.salad at gmail.com>
> >     <trevorl.salad at gmail.com <mailto:trevorl.salad at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >      > Which is why people have been reselling them for 10x the cost on
> >     Ebay... :)
> >      >
> >      > On Feb 2, 2012 12:52pm, Dave Johnson <proletroll at gmail.com
> >     <mailto:proletroll at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >      >> Their website claims that the company is focusing on making the
> >     boards
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> available to everyone who wants one by limiting purchases to one
> per
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> person and then running their own ebay auctions to prevent
> >     people from
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> inflating the prices. They don't want someone ordering 100 of
> them
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> for a $2500 cluster project and then getting bored with it and
> >     selling
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> them on ebay at monopolistic prices.
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> On 2/2/12, Trevor Lewis trevorl.salad at gmail.com
> >     <mailto:trevorl.salad at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> > Meh. I see you pi and raise you a bone.
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> > It's more expensive, but it's here now. The BeagleBone is damn
> >     sexy,
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> > it has outstanding performance, and unless you're a moron,
> >     it's easy
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> > to setup and just start using.
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> > I am currently trying to adapt my RAMPS board to work with it.
> >     Just
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> > for the hotness of it. (and the fact that I would rather have
> >     my much
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> > more expensive Mega used for something else...)
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> > On 2/2/12, Lee leep at tigerbase.com <mailto:leep at tigerbase.com>>
> >     wrote:
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >> Yeah, I've been following their progress for a while now. I'm
> >     worried
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >> that
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >> when the first production run finally does go on sale it's
> >     going to be
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >> worse than trying to buy a bag-o-crap on woot! :) And I have
> >     joined
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >> their
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >> mailing list (or at least I thought I had) and I haven't
> gotten a
> >      >> single
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >> email from them. I'll double check to make sure I'm on the
> >     mailing
> >      >> list.
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >> -----
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >> Lee
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >> On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 11:32 AM, Kevin Shaw
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >> kevin.lee.shaw at gmail.com <mailto:kevin.lee.shaw at gmail.com
> >>wrote:
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>> From the FAQ, they don't have pre- ordering.
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>> On Feb 2, 2012 11:15 AM, "Lee" leep at tigerbase.com
> >     <mailto:leep at tigerbase.com>> wrote:
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>> I'm still trying to figure out how / where to buy one once
> >     they go up
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>> for
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>> sale... There doesn't seem to be any pre-order system...
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>> -----
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>> Lee
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>> On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 11:04 AM, Kevin Shaw
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>> kevin.lee.shaw at gmail.com
> >     <mailto:kevin.lee.shaw at gmail.com>>wrote:
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>> With limit one per person you'd need a lot of Gmail
> >     addresses or
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>> Facebook profiles to start..
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>> On Feb 2, 2012 11:03 AM, "Steve Nelson"
> >     snelson at webapper.com <mailto:snelson at webapper.com>> wrote:
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>>
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>>> I wonder how hard it would be to make a giant cluster of
> >     these
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>>> devices?
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>>> Make a 100 processor system for $2500.
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>>>
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>>> Steve
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>>>
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>>> On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 7:38 PM, Kevin McKinley
> >     kevin at 757.org <mailto:kevin at 757.org>>
> >      >> wrote:
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>>>
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>>>> This looks nifty:
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>>>>
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>>>> http://www.raspberrypi.org/faqs
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>>>>
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >> >>>>>>> Kevin
> >      >
> >      >
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> Message: 2
> Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2012 08:22:34 -0500
> From: c flux <cyberfluxor at hotmail.com>
> To: <757labs at 757labs.org>
> Subject: [757labs] Android Meetup - Friday March 2nd
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> On Friday, March 2nd we will have an informal Android meet-up starting
> around 7pm.
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> If you have an Android project you're stuck on or need some advice stop by
> for collaboration with other Android enthusiast. A machine is available
> upstairs for development and testing if needed.
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