[svfig-announce] SVFIG Meeting September 23

Kevin Appert forther at comcast.net
Wed Sep 20 19:28:14 BST 2006

We're back!
Cogswell College, Sunnyvale, CA    September 23  ---  this Saturday

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SVFIG  Meeting Agenda for Saturday, September 23, 2006
At Cogswell College, 1175 Bordeaux Drive,  Sunnyvale, CA
Main page --> <<<http://www.cogswell.edu>>>
Directions --> <<<http://www.cogswell.edu/directions2campus.html>>>

We are most likely going to be in our usual room - 197 A and 197 B

10:00  --- COFFEE
Should we switch to some "Fusion Beverage"?

10:15  --- MICRON CMOS IMAGE SENSOR MT9M111  --- CH Ting
	"I am using it as the input to the Parallel Processor Array.  It
	is an 1.3M pixel digital imaging device.  Very interesting and
	very complicated, with more than 200 registers.  You will not
	want to miss this talk, if you are interested in digital cameras
	and image processing.  I will bring in my Parallel Processor
	Array and demonstrate how to capture and processing images.

Some folks bring their lunch, some folks go to Togos.


1:47 --- FORTH STRINGS --- Dave Jaffe
Dave will present some Forth code he has been developing that
processes text files to count zipcodes and countries.

2:32 --- BREAK

3:00 --- FORTH RAMBLINGS ---Glen Haydon
An historical review.

4:00 --- ADJORN


The schedule above may be reformatted or line-justified but
please transmit verbatim or not at all.   Do not exceed
recommended dosage guidelines.  Any font you like is
okay with me.  I prefer Ariel.

Tell your friends!  Newsgroup posts or media distribution
okay, preferably with a link to <<<http://www.forth.org/svfig/>>>

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Wireless Internet access is anticipated (though not guaranteed)
at Cogswell, so bring your wifi.

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Coming to SVFIG next month:
More Forth Day planning?
I have no idea.  Nicole Kidman declined my invitation to present.
She said something about having had enough of nutty
pseudo-religious organizations.

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Check the SVFIG web site at http://www.forth.org/svfig/
for last minute changes to the schedule.
The most up-to-date meeting information is at
Many thanks to our wonderful Webmeister, Dave Jaffe.

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