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 Post subject: #22 - Sector67 ||| Another! Arduino Class and Announcements
PostPosted: Sun Nov 28, 2010 11:53 pm 
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Location: Downtown/Campus - Madison, WI
Hello,

Couple of Notes!
Feel free to drop by the space and say "hi", we're always open to visitors, even if you're not a member :-). We also have a surprising lack of software developers stopping in; we have warm chairs, extra LCD monitors (and a giant TV), music, and cookies! Alright, I'm lying about the cookies, but seriously it wouldn't hurt to see more software people (and artists!) swing on in.

(another) Arduino 101 Class - 11/30 7pm- $30
All Ages - (parental involvement required)
When:This Tuesday, November 30th, 7pm-8:30pm
Where: 2100 Winnebago St, parking in front of the building
What:Interested in learning how to use an Arduino*? We're offering another Arduino class at Sector67 this Tuesday following the sell-out of the class earlier this month. More information and to register here. Class is limited to 6 people (1 taken), you need to bring a laptop (or check that a computer is available for your use). We'll loan you an Arduino and all of the hardware for you to learn with. If you're interested in learning more about using an Arduino to control things I'm working on preparing an Arduino 102 class!
*Don't know what an Arduino is or what you can do with it? Read here.

Arduino Worknight - 12/1-12/2 6pm-] - FREE
Lots of people have requested an open worknight to wrench on their Arduino/electronics related projects, so please join us on this Wednesday AND Thursday (12/1 - 12/2) starting at 6pm for an Arduino worknight. This event is open to anyone, we'll have soldering irons available; but please bring any other tools/materials/equipment you need to work on your projects as we won't be providing anything beyond power, benchspace, and friendly help/conversation.

Space Usage / Memberships
Again, the space will continue to be free to swing by and hang out at, we just can't provide you with any tools/materials/storage if you're not a member - so please feel free to stop by anytime the space is open (call 608-241-4605 if you're wondering whether anyone is here). If you're interested in becoming a member swing on by, it's 2 whole sheets of paper and handing over cash/check/Paypal, there are now 12 of us!!! Webcam is on its way from Newegg so hopefully we'll have live images on the website this week :-)

Opportunity - Invention to Venture - THIS FRIDAY 12/3
I wanted to let you guys know about the Invention to Venture day this Friday, cost to register is $10 - it's free however if you register for the elevator pitch competition. See the blog post for more information and to register, should be a great day with food included in the registration!

Monthly Meeting - 12/7 - 7pm
Yes, it's been another month and it's certainly gotten colder out! This month we'll have presentations from Larry on what LiveCode is and how to interface it with an Arduino. We can probably convince Scott to give us a gear making injection molder demo and perhaps Branden will now be pressured into having the RepStrap printing by next Tuesday o:-) . Aric will also be stopping by with his MakerBot that's in need of a calibration which is a great excuse to print off some test parts. I'll try to get the soda machine running as well, so all in all it should be an action packed evening! Hope to see you there.

Questions/comments/complaints always welcome.


Chris
PS: Use the IRC chat if you're wondering if anyone is out at 2100 - or call 608-241-4605 anytime
Lastly, sign up on the discussion list for more interaction: Link to Google Group page to request invitation


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