Next Meeting:
Saturday, January 22nd

Cogswell College
1175 Bordeaux Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA

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Starbucks Coffee, Tea, Bagels, and Pastries


ARM7 eForth Firmware Engineering Workshop - CH Ting
Ting is writing a manual for the ARM7 - ADuC Firmware Engineering Workshop. It will be a summary of the ARM7 eForth for the MicroConverter Chip ADuC7024 and the digital oscilloscope program. He has previously demonstrated the scope and will present on how it was implemented and tested.


Lunch - options include: Togos, Armadillo Willy's via Waiters on Wheels, pizza, or other local eateries


Introductions, Announcements, Rumors, Gossip, and Random Discussions
Topics include: elections, speaker and topic suggestions, and changing frequency of SVFIG meetings


The Importance of Being Forthish - Glen Haydon
Glen will discuss his concepts of the value of Forth. If Forth is the answer, what is the question?




ACM Risks Newsgroup - Kevin Appert
We'll take a random walk through events in the recent digests of comp.lang.risks




Possible Beers and Dinner
Venues include St. Johns on Lawrence Expressway, Armidillo Willy's on San Antonio Road, or Tied House in Mountain View.

Future Meeting Possibilities:
  • Robot Parts and Pieces - Roger Gilbertson of Mondo-tronics and the Robot Store
  • Forth-Based Ethernet Gadgets - Al Mitchell of AM Research
  • ColorForth
  • Space-rated Forth Chip
  • Forth-based mass-market appliance computers - Canon Cat and/or Epson QX10

If you would like to present at an SVFIG meeting, contact Kevin Appert.

Meeting Notes

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