December 2011 Meeting Notes
Compiled by Dave Jaffe
Contributions from Kevin Appert and others
Coffee and a Chat
Producing Forth with C Macros - John E.
In this presentation, John expanded on his Forth Day talk about
using macros within the C compiler to compile not just the Forth dictionary
structure, but an entire executable Forth kernel.
Vitamin C is the Best Medicine - CH
"That's the title of my book on vitamin C. I just got 1180 copies
shipped to me. I will show it off and talk about it. The book is in Simplified
Chinese, which does not make any difference for you Americans. I will spend
most of my time now trying to sell them and some vitamin C on the side."
- Slides - 228 Kb pdf file
We ate at the
Coffee House, the only place open on
Introductions, announcements, rumours, and gossip -
We went around the room and introduced
Money for Nothin' and Your AI for Free - Dennis A.
Dennis recapped the Stanford's Introduction Artificial
Intelligence class that he just finished online. We reviewed several
- Slides - 331 Kb pdf
- Stanford AI
Hidden Systems: Levels of Perception, Levers of Power -
Sam discussed similarities between the legal system and
getting into Forth mode on the Canon Cat.
- Sellam A.
Trash Is His Treasure
for Atari 16-bit computers -
- Original JFAR
Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet Mini-Teardown
to Install Additional Software on Your Home Router (DD-WRT)
- Lattice development
Oscilloscope That Fits in Your Watch Pocket - $49
- Forth Programming Books
- FORTH, Inc. restored the original graphics to Leo Brodie's
Starting Forth (in
addition to to Marcels updated text)
Dobb's ToolBook of Forth, Vol. 2 - 1st edition - $67.51
Universal Port for 8-Bit Micros
- Forth Jobs - submitted by Dennis Ruffer
- SJ State University -
of Computing "Software is What the Hardware Designers Left Out", by Robert
- Atari Vendors and Information
- History and
- Bay Area Atari Users
- John Rible as Santa
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