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Agenda to: George
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(though not guaranteed) at Cogswell, so bring your wi-fi enabled
attending SVFIG meetings, please be aware that Cogswell College now locks its
doors on weekends. To facilitate entry to the building, there will be an SVFIG
member stationed at the door from 9:45am to 10:15am to admit recognized SVFIG
meeting attendees. If you are attending an SVFIG meeting for the first time,
please bring along a printout of this agenda to identify your interest in Forth
and gain admission. If you arrive after 10:15am, there will be a telephone
number posted for you to call to alert someone of your presence at the door.
The front door will also be checked at intervals of 20 to 30 minutes to
accommodate those without cellphones.
Do not under
any circumstances allow any strangers to enter Cogswell. Those who are
authorized admittance have key-cards.
Final September Meeting
15:00 --- Audible Computing, Part
2 - Masa Kasahara
What would happen if we only relied on our
hearing when using a computer? Masa will continue his experiment based on the
feedbacks he received in the previous talk. He will discuss Prototype 1
in detail and also touch upon his view of human and computer languages inspired
by Ting's papers on computers and Zen.
How you can help SVFIG:
- Bring your speaker and topic suggestions
to every meeting!
- Your input for November's Forth Day is
Coming to SVFIG in the future
WAV file and Soundcard I/O Software
using Win32Forth - Andy Korsak
This software was written for
amateur radio applications. Andy has suggested that it might be useful to look
at his code in advance of his talk. Contributions to this work-in-progress
would be welcomed. You can download and view his sound card software on the
group (membership required), or here.
Please register your interest for these
- Viewing of Analog by Design shows
hosted by Bob Pease - list of
- The world's second Babbage Engine is
coming to town. Maybe we can have a meeting at the Computer History Museum to
take a look.
- Review and discussion of recent postings
- Review and discussion of interesting Forth
projects and many files at the
Off the table:
- There has been a lack of interest for a
presentation by a representative from Gumstix.
- There has been no success in contacting
the author of
Forth - written locally by Cliff L. Biffle
- A tour of
TechShop in Menlo Park is not
planned at this time. If you would like to visit the facility, please make your
own arrangements. Check out their talks, events, and instructional
If you have anything you'd
like to talk about in September,
please contact Kevin