[SATLUG] Re: [XCSSA] XCSSA Meeting: It's X-otic/Robotic Hardware
Hack Night! (Mon, September 15th, 7pm)
tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org
Mon Sep 15 01:36:59 CDT 2008
To give some more detail on what we're having at XCSSA Monday night... the
website's been updated with all the interesting Tide-bits:
Including interesting photos and links.. The two presentations are titled:
The San Antonio TIER "Educational Robotics" Program:By: Mike Henry
The Appledore: Hacking the 80's with Microcontrollers:By: /Fredrik
See ya Monday night...
On Saturday 13 September 2008 12:52:47 am X-otic Computer Systems of San
> Xotic Computer Systems of San Antonio *
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> Hey all!
> This Monday's session has a bit of everything. First, we have a guest
> speaker from the Texas Institute for Educational Robotics (TIER) giving a
> talk on the TIER educational robotics program. Mike Henry is going to talk
> a bit on what TIER is about, what volunteer coaching, mentoring and
> volunteer opportunities that they having coming up in Q3-Q1... and I
> believe that he'll have one of their demo robotic platforms with him to
> show also. Pretty cool. :)
> Next up, we have Fredrik giving a presentation and demo on some way cool
> X-otic Apple-I clone hardware that he's hacked together and is interfacing
> to it via the custom microcontroller based "C=64 Terminal" that he was
> working on in last month's meeting using his propeller microcontroller!
> Should be cool seeing it all come together. :)
> That's about it for tonight.. I'll update the web site once I get some more
> details, links and bullets from the two parties.
> We'll be at our regular meeting place, the Nail Technical Center on San
> Antonio College Campus at 7pm. Map here:
> Hope to see you there!
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