[svfig-announce] SVFIG Agenda for Saturday, October 23

Kevin Appert forther at comcast.net
Mon Oct 18 15:32:38 PDT 2004

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SVFIG  Meeting Agenda for Saturday, October 23, 2004

At Cogswell College, 1175 Bordeaux Drive,  Sunnyvale, CA

Meeting Schedule

09:45   Starbucks Coffee, Tea, Bagels, and Pastries

10:00 - 12:00   CH Ting  ---  Oscilloscope Project
Ting is leading a team to build an ultra-low-cost ultra-high-frequency 
oscilloscope using exciting and creative methods.

  12:00 - 1:00    LUNCH

1:00 - 1:20  Introductions, Rumors, Gossip

1:20 - 2:20   Dave Jaffe --- Driving Simulator
Dave will talk about a project he is working on at the Veterans 
Administration R&D Center in Palo Alto. A driving simulator is being used 
to evaluate and improve the driving ability of individuals after they have 
had a brain injury. He will discuss the design and development of road 
courses and get into the underlying TCL software capabilities.

3:00 - 3:20   Break  for wireless networking or have some coffee first, get 
wired, then network.

3:20 - 4:00    Planning and Plotting
      We'll discuss the upcoming Forth Day and the possibility of a 
presence at VCF-2004

4:00 Adjourn

After 4:00   The "Didn't do it last month, I'm gonna go this month, hope 
you'll come" department.
         -- We've been meaning to tromp through Fry's with a pack of 
n'er-do-wells to look at the huge photos of technology history in the 
valley and the memorabilia (Klystron from the DEW Line, Apple 1 computer 
...)  then a beer at the St. Johns?  Maybe a little dinner with your 
beer?  Maybe they have tea there?

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If you would like to present at a SVFIG meeting, mailto:jv at zork.net
         Al Mitchell promises to tell us about Ethernet Gadgets soon.
         DARPA Desert Race? , tour of Computer History Museum at new digs?
         What are your ideas?  If you don't tell us right away, we're going 
to have more of those ugly "what do we do now" brainstorming sessions.

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Comedy Day is coming up!  Sunday, October 31
Sharon Meadow, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

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