Speakers' Schedule

SVFIG August Meeting
September 26, 2015
Fourth Saturday of September!

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Google+ Hangout
      We will have a Hangout. One stream on YouTube will let everybody in while questions and comments can be posted on Google+ or emailed to the SVFIG email list.
      If you are not subscribed, send email to: forther-at-comcast-dot-net
      Here is a link to the SVFIG Hangout page:
https://plus.google.com/u/0/115269917987589859757/posts

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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.
     There will be no May meeting.   Further exceptions in 2015 will be announced.

The future meeting dates are all listed here:  http://www.forth.org/svfig/prenext.html

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If you are planning to attend, please go to Meetup.com and register for the meeting.    http://www.meetup.com/SV-FIG/
There is no need to register if you are not attending.

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NOTES FOR FIRST-TIME ATTENDEES:
1) Print yourself a map so you can find the building easily.  If you get lost, call Kevin Appert at 650.678.0532
2) Look at the additional online information: http://www.forth.org/svfig/next.html
3) Suggested parking is in the small lot near the intersection of Santa Teresa St and Lomita Dr.  There is no need to feed any meters on the weekends.  Do NOT park in any place marked with 24/7 restrictions!  Most other places are okay on Saturdays.  Read the signs!

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This page is for the schedule and coming attractions only, other details will be in the email announcement and online here:   http://www.forth.org/svfig/next.html
Links, PowerPoint, PDFs, and source files from previous months'  meeting are on the SVFIG website.  All this and video from Forth Day 2013 and other instances of Forth Day are on the SVFIG website too!


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Meeting Schedule

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10:15 ---
Using Mecrisp Forth --- Glen Worstell
Mecrisp is an excellent Forth that runs out of the box on many low-cost development boards. I will show how to get running and some of the features that make it good.
"Getting Started" doc coming soon!

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11:30 --- Lunch
The Treehouse is closed for remodeling.  We'll have the choice of Subway or the Coho Coffee House if we don't opt for Pizza My Heart or other delivery.

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13:00 --- Introductions, Rumors, and Gossip

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13:10 --- Forth Day is Coming!
We'll chat a little bit about the upcoming Forth-Fest.

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13:30 ---  Haiku Monthly --- Brad Nelson
Join our monthly voyage into the kaleidoscopic world of Forth Haiku.  Catch the news, views, and hues of the latest Haiku gems.

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14:30 --- Break

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16:00 --- Clean Up and Adjourn

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Ad Hoc --- SVFIG Film Festival
If we run out of blather ...  Engineering Videos, SVFIG Meeting Reruns, Cat & Otter Videos.  Would you care to suggest something?

Dave suggested these:
http://enewspro.penton.com/preview/electronicdesign/ETV-02/20141218_ETV-02_816/display?YM_RID=CPG05000002052804&YM_MID=688

Randall Munroe, The xkcd Guy, gave a TED Talk:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I64CQp6z0Pk

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     Do we try to stick to the schedule?  Yes, most of the time.  Sometimes somebody runs a little long.  Once in a while we shuffle things around.   If you're desperate to see a particular thing at a particular time please mention it and we'll try to accommodate you.
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The schedule above may be reformatted or line-justified but please transmit it verbatim and in its entirety or not at all.  A link to this page is preferred.
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This page is produced by Kevin Appert,  the SVFIG Program Chair.  It is distinct from the SVFIG and FIG websites which are produced by the SVFIG Webmaster, Dave Jaffe.  Comments and corrections are welcome.

Kevin's email:  forther_at_Comcast_dot_net




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