[svfig-announce] May Meeting

Kevin Appert forther at comcast.net
Fri May 27 03:59:03 UTC 2016



------------SVFIG Meeting---------
---------The Fourth Saturday------

ALL-DAY FPGA WORKSHOP --- see agenda for details.

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Note that the Forth.org website is WORKING.
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The agenda is online at its new home:
https://svfig.github.io/
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SVFIG meets on the fourth Saturday of each month with the following
exceptions:
         November's and December's meetings are on third Saturday of the
month.
         We'll rendezvous at Maker Faire, and there will also be a May 
meeting which will consist of an all-day FPGA workshop.
         There may be conflicts for the room schedule which might cause
adjustments.
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If you are coming, please go to Meetup.com and sign up for this meeting!
     http://www.meetup.com/SV-FIG/

If you're not coming, registering your regrets is unnecessary.

When the meeting is done, please go to Meetup and give us a good review!

If you are coming, an acknowledgement makes us more attractive to
potential new participants.

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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".
The sign with the SVFIG logo will be near the door.
It's the same logo as the one on the home page here:
http://www.forth.org/svfig/
If the door is locked then 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 Santa Teresa St. and Lomita Dr.

http://goo.gl/maps/1liH

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Teresa+St+and+Lomita+Dr.+,+Stanford,+CA&hl=en&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=38.775203,79.013672&hnear=Lomita+Dr+%26+Santa+Teresa+St,+Stanford,+Santa+Clara,+California+94305&t=m&z=16
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SPEAKERS' SCHEDULE
The agenda is online here:
https://svfig.github.io/

The schedule is now finalized (more or less) but if there are any
substantial last minute changes made after this notice is emailed then
they will be made to the online schedule and marked.

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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 Meetup, the schedule page, or 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 will be provided at the meeting.
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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.  No Hydrogen Peroxide fuel cells or Dilithium crystals.
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* Bring speaker suggestions TO EVERY MEETING!
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Check the online agenda for last minute changes
to the schedule.

The most up-to-date SVFIG information is online:
Speakers' Schedule  ---  https://svfig.github.io/

The website has problems, but soon,
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_dot_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_dot_net
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NAVIGATIONAL ADVICE

Enter the building from the Panama Mall side. Look for the sign with the
SVFIG logo.  If the door is locked 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 Santa Teresa Street and Lomita Drive
READ THE SIGNS!!! Some Parking places are restricted 24/7.
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Did I mention?  Please do not attempt to reply to svfig-announce at ...
send instead to forther_at_comcast_dot_net
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