[svfig-announce] SVFIG Meeting - January 22
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SVFIG Meeting Agenda for
Saturday, January 22, 2005
At Cogswell College, 1175 Bordeaux Drive, Sunnyvale, CA
10:00 - "A Jolly Nice Cup of Coffee" (Lionel Hardcastle from 'As Time Goes By')
10:15 --- C. H. TING --- ARM7 eFORTH FIRMWARE ENGINEERING WORKSHOP
Ting is writing the manual on ARM7-ADuC Firmware Engineering Workshop. It
is a summary of the ARM7 eForth for the MicroConverter Chip ADuC7024, and
the digital oscilloscope program. He has already demonstrated the
scope. He will now satisfy our curiosity as to how it was implemented and
12:00 --- LUNCH
Travel to Togo's or bring your own.
1:00 Introductions, Announcements, Rumors, Gossip, Random Discussion
Changing to every other month? Quarterly? Annual?
What's for lunch? Maybe we order Armidillo Willy's via Waiters on
1:30 GLEN HAYDON --- THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING FORTHISH
Glen will discuss his concepts of the value of Forth. If Forth is the
answer, what is the question?
2:38 Grok the one you're with at the break
3:04 KEVIN APPERT --- ACM RISKS NEWSGROUP (this is filler and hopefully
we'll find something better)
We'll take a random walk through events in the recent digests of
4:00 AND THEN THERE WAS BEER AND FOOD
Willy's? St. John's? Tied House?
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:
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?
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
Kevin complaining that there are no speakers to be had
George the Robot Seller from MondoTronics (this droid speaks 237 human
languages but does no actual usefull work)
What happened with the Space Rated Forth Chip? (not the Harris thing, the
Forth-based mass-market appliance computers --- Cat and/or QX10
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