[svfig-announce] SVFIG, Meeting is December 11
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Tue Dec 7 17:40:36 PST 2004
Note December 11 is the 2nd Saturday-
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SVFIG Meeting Agenda for
Saturday, December 11, 2004
At Cogswell College, 1175 Bordeaux Drive, Sunnyvale, CA
10:00 - Nosh and/or Caffeinate
10:15 --- C. H. Ting --- MIDI PROGRAMMING OF GOSPEL SONGS
"I will talk about about and demonstrate a few songs encoded in MIDI. I
had my program to translate Bach's organ pieces to MIDI and play them on
Windows Media Player. This is a simple extension to gospel songs which
often come with guitar chord notations. At least we will have some fun for
the holiday season."
12:00 --- LUNCH (George has said something about Chilli but we don't know
at this point if he's bringing some or what)
(Send me an email and I'll send you Chilli updates)
1:00 --- Introductions, Announcements, Rumors, Gossip
1:30 --- Forth-based Estimation of Electrical Contracting Jobs - John Peters
John has prepared a demo to far surpass the impromptu Forth Day experience
and he'll show us the tool that has helped his business function since the
time of his first wood-fired Forth Job Estimator many years ago.
2:40 --- NETGROKING --- put your heads together and chat about
Forth. Have a clearance-sale doughnut.
3:30 --- George Perry --- RETROFORTH AND OTHER STUFF
Did you know RetroForth was the descendant of HerkForth?
Check the SVFIG website for more details of George's talk when they become
Bring your wireless card for on-site Internet access!
If you would like to present at a SVFIG meeting, email me, Kevin
Appert forther at com-you-know-the-rest.com (see the return address)
At Future Meetings:
Group Excursion to see Don McMillan ---> www.donmcmillan.com
at the Improv in San Jose some Wednesday Evening in January
Math Secrets of Mosaic: An algorithm is better than a poke in the eye
with a sharp matrix any day.
Robot parts and pieces Vendor(s) from The RoboNexus show
Charley Shattuck - maybe ColorForth?
Forth Day 2005 in Anaheim?
Al Mitchell, Forth-Based Ethernet Gadgets http://www.amresearch.com/
Tour of Computer History Museum at new digs http://www.computerhistory.org/
A USB Device Enumerator in SwiftForth
PID - Is it right for me?
SVFIG meeting or meeting fragments as Webcast
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