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Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 8:29 pm
by kaidenshi
I've noticed via the Raspberry Pi Map project that there are at least a dozen of us around Atlanta. Would any of you from the area be interested in starting a RPUG? Please note I'm not electing myself as a group leader or founder, I just wonder if anyone would be interested in starting one. I would definitely contribute any way I can.

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:46 pm
by colhigg
I am just west of altanta, just got raspberry

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2012 2:32 pm
by carlh30127
I'm waiting for my Pi orderd Oct 6th, but I'd love to get a headstart! 404-641-5494

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 2:27 pm
by sugar_town
I'm a second year at Tech. Thinking about getting one, Hasn't had much exposure/experience to that type of stuff at all, but ready to delve in ! Surely I will need tons of help from the community !

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2012 6:19 pm
by Gisselle17
I have just received mine yesterday ^_^ I'm completely new at this and wanting to learn. [mod edit: not a good idea to post your phone number] I live just outside of Atlanta

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Sun Dec 30, 2012 5:34 am
by newdendrite
I have a couple of the original RPi's and a some minor successes with projects. I'd certainly be interested in a user's group.

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:12 pm
by fimion
I have a couple of Raspi as well. wouldn't mind meeting other people

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 2:11 pm
by Gisselle17
Well good because I am eager to learn. Now we just need a date and location. Any suggestions? :)

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 2:37 am
by xelsys
I am also based in Atlanta (Gwinett County), just starting with Raspberry Pi

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:58 am
by Gisselle17
Maybe we can create some sort of "hackspace" :roll:

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 4:14 pm
by xay28
I'm just getting started and need help with this. Did a group ever form? Is there a place and time?
Thanks

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 2:58 am
by haleyma
I'm in Atlanta and have just recently received a Pi as a gift...I had only just got started messing around with an Arduino. I've got the RPi up and running, but I find myself somewhere in between...I'm working through some Arduino projects that turn lights on and off and such, but I'm not really up for the challenge of creating a Media Center yet. I'm out of town right now, but will be back in the ATL in the Spring and would love to participate in a space or group.

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:54 am
by Gisselle17
Maybe we should set up a date and location?

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 1:05 pm
by Breakdown
I would be interested if you guys do have a meet up or somthing.

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2013 11:47 pm
by RBBurgh
Add me the Atlanta area list. My office is in Buford, we have a small conference room (up to 8 people with rearranging) that would be available for use.

Two of us here are new to the Raspberry Pi, but we code .net for a living.

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Sun Jun 02, 2013 4:15 pm
by bcrose1
Hi All! Looks like we should settle this meeting thing... I work for IHG and would arrange a meeting location if we can get together while I'm in town. (I'm usually there 1 week per month.) Our US headquarters is in the Ravinia complex (3 Ravinia Drive, Atlanta), our data center is in Alpharetta, and I usually stay at Staybridge Suites or Crowne Plaza / Dunwoody. I could arrange meeting space between something like 5-7 PM in any of those locations or could meet informally at Eclipse di Luna. My next trip will probably be the 2nd week of July. Let me know!

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 12:59 pm
by haleyma
I'm in.

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 11:25 pm
by haleyma
What do we want to do when we get together? Socialize? Show and Tell? field trip? Speaker?
Maureen

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 11:05 pm
by weldman
howdy

we could all just get to know eachother on the first few meets. dosomething like go fishing or go to a swap meet or whatever.

let me know

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2014 2:08 pm
by FlipBumWalla
Well this topic has been asleep for a little while.

Is anyone still interested in gathering somewhere around Atlanta?

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:24 pm
by james30152
Why don't we think about doing a preliminary meeting of some kind near Lennox Mall or something... No pressure, no commitment, just meet, talk, and see what happens.

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 3:58 pm
by FlipBumWalla
Lennox seems reasonable.
I just remembered seeing this from Ben Nuttall http://www.meetup.com/Geekspace-Gwinnet ... 200720272/

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 6:32 pm
by rfrazier
I'm in Forsyth Co about 40 mi north of Atlanta. I'm interested, but, for obvious reasons, north side stuff is best for me. I went to that geekspace gwinnett meeting. It was good, but it's an hour drive for me. Every hour I drive my car away from the house and back costs me $ 26. So, it adds up. But, I just thought I'd throw my name in the hat.

Sincerely,

Ron

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Sat Feb 07, 2015 11:22 pm
by YamahaRick
Thread bump ...

I'm a very new member here, anxious to learn. Gatherings can be productive. Are there any scheduled on a regular basis?

I am only in the metro ATL area about 25% of the time, but may volunteer to coordinate a meeting, if needed/there is interest. I used to do this for a different UG, so I am familiar with the process (5% of the people do 95% of the work).

Thoughts?

Re: Atlanta, GA area

Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2015 8:26 pm
by batway64
Can anyone update me on whether there are any current scheduled meetings in Atlanta please