[svfig-announce] Meeting --- March 26, 2011 ---Tomorrow!

Kevin Appert forther at comcast.net
Fri Mar 25 12:35:37 UTC 2011


--- SVFIG March Meeting ---
Fourth Saturday --- Tomorrow! --- March 26, 2011
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If you have not already done so, please go to Meetup.com and sign up for 
this meeting!  http://www.meetup.com/SV-FIG/
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*** Computer FreeCycle, ForSale, Rummage, Disposal ***

      We'll bring our unused computer and other electronics to give away 
or sell at the meeting.  You must be prepared to remove your unwanted 
items as we can NOT leave anything behind at the end of the day.
      There is a SMALL electronics (cell phones, calculators, PDAs, and 
items of similar size) recycling bucket in the building as well as a 
battery recycling bucket for conventional household battery chemistry ONLY.

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*** MEETING PLACE SAME AS LAST MONTH ***
The meeting will be held in Building 550 (aka Peterson Building)
Directions and map links are below and at the web site:
http://www.forth.org/svfig/next.html
PRINT OUT A MAP TO HELP YOU FIND YOUR WAY!!!

*** DO NOT ASK STANFORD STUDENTS TO LET YOU IN
AND DO NOT ENTER THE BUILDING BEHIND STUDENTS ***

Enter the building from the Panama Mall side.   The door is labeled
"Building 550 - Mechanical Engineering Design Group".
Look for the SVFIG Radio-telemetry Doorbell Button.
If there isn't someone from SVFIG at the door to let you in, press the 
button or call the cell phone number on the sign.

The Official SVFIG Announcement Editor's Parking Lot Recommendation is
the lot near the intersection of Teresa St and Lomita Dr.

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SPEAKERS' SCHEDULE
The agenda is online here:
http://home.comcast.net/~forther/SVFIG/

The schedule is now finalized but if there are any last minute changes 
made after this notice is emailed then they will be made to the online 
schedule and marked in red.

Feedback - is the online schedule okay?  Do you need/want a printable 
PDF?  Any other comments or concerns?  Email to fortherATcomcastDOTnet

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This announcement and the online Speakers' Schedule  may be reformatted 
or line-justified but please transmit verbatim or not at all.   Any font 
you like is fine with me.  A link to the SVFIG website is preferred.

No Newsgroup posts or other media distribution please!

Kevin Appert is the Program Chair and he produces this announcement and 
the online Speaker's Schedule.  Note that this is distinct from the 
SVFIG and FIG website content.

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***WIFI AVAILABLE***
A guest account password will be provided at the meeting.
There is NO Public Wireless Internet access at Stanford.
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If you see "Free Public WIFI" in your networks at Stanford or for that 
matter in any public place BEWARE!  Zombie networks since 2006 or so!
<<<http://voices.washingtonpost.com/blog-post/2010/10/free_public_wifi_does_not_exis.html>>>
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Coming to SVFIG:
* Moved to the online Speakers' page.
* Bring speaker suggestions TO EVERY MEETING!
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Check the online agenda for last minute changes
to this schedule.

The most up-to-date SVFIG information is at:
Speakers' Schedule  ---  http://home.comcast.net/~forther/SVFIG/

Navigational and other organizational information --- 
http://www.forth.org/svfig

Many thanks to our wonderful Webmaster, Dave Jaffe.

Preliminary agenda along with schedule updates and
discussion may frequently be found on the SVFIG email list.
To subscribe send email to geoperry_at_gmail.com

Please let us know if this isn't your preferred email address for the
SVFIG-Announce mailing list.  Thanks for your patience.

Please suggest a speaker or present at a SVFIG meeting.

Please do not attempt to reply to svfig-announce at ...
send instead to forther_at_comcast.net
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NAVIGATIONAL ADVICE

If you're lost, call Kevin Appert's cell at 650.678.0532

Enter the building from the Panama Mall side. Look for the sign with the 
SVFIG logo.  There will be a SVFIG doorbell button to the left of the 
door.  DO NOT POUND ON THE DOOR!

***DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES TRY TO PIGGYBACK INTO THE BUILDING 
BEHIND STUDENTS OR ASK STUDENTS TO LET YOU IN***
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Google Maps does NOT work very well on the Stanford campus, use this
map:  http://ucomm.stanford.edu/cgi-bin/map/
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Or the Searchable Stanford Campus Map:
http://ucomm.stanford.edu/cgi-bin/map/
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There is open parking on weekends. Park in any A or C or metered space,
no coins needed even if there's a meter there.  The Official SVFIG
Announcement Editor's Parking Lot recommendation is the lot near the
intersection of Teresa St and Lomita Dr.
READ THE SIGNS!!! Some Parking places are restricted 24/7.


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