[svfig-announce] No Cogswell for August - Alternative Activities?

Kevin Appert forther at comcast.net
Mon Aug 22 16:29:17 PDT 2005

Like it says in the header, Cogswell will not be available on the 27th.
We're planning some other activities, and we're open for suggestions.  More 
Please email me (forther at comc...net) if you're planning on attending.  If 
there isn't any interest, we'll pull the plug on the whole thing.

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Check the website at http://www.forth.org/svfig/ for last minute changes to 
the schedule.  The most up-to-date meeting
information is at http://www.forth.org/svfig/next.html.

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SVFIG  Outing for August 27, 2005
  Please email forther.at.comcast.net by Thursday if you're planning on 
attending any of the activites listed below.  I plan to cancel any with 
little or no interest and I'll announce this in an email or call you Friday 
to confirm.


10:00 - Coffee at Mercado Starbucks
     I'll spring for a cup of drip.  If you want a Venti Mocha Frappacino 
you're on your own.

10:30AM	Surplus Computers Parking Lot Sale

11:12 AM 	Sunnyvale Frys  - Approach the alter of the Pulse
				- Contemplate Causality
				- View the Pictures of Silicon Valley History
				- Cozy up to the Klystron
				- Who was that Audion guy anyway?
				- Apple I warmup for Computer History Museum

11:30	Lunch at Saint John's on Lawrence Expressway

12:30 PM	Moffett Field Museum  (they close at 2:00 so we may try to get 
there earlier)

After  MFM	Computer History Museum (maybe a full day there in the fall)

After CHM	Tied House for (you guessed it) a beer

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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)
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At Future Meetings:
September --- Ting on the next generation of GAPP Processor

Coming Soon (or not)
	Math Secrets of Mosaic:  An algorithm is better than a poke in the eye 
with a sharp matrix any day.
	Charley Shattuck  - maybe ColorForth?
	Forth Day 2005 in Anaheim?
	Smart Dust
	A USB Device Enumerator in SwiftForth
	PID - Is it right for me?
	SVFIG meeting or meeting fragments as Webcast
	George the Robot Seller from MondoTronics (this droid speaks 237 human 
languages but does no actual useful work)
	What happened with the Space Rated Forth Chip?  (not the Harris thing, the 
other one)
	Forth-based mass-market appliance computers  --- Cat and/or QX10

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