[Cyborg] Cyborg dinner

Jean Rintoul jean.rintoul at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 15:22:48 PDT 2010


Neato. Cool how they were honest about not totally understanding how it
works.

I like how the neurosurgeon said 'well it's better than just burning the
tissue!'. Let's just gentle zap with electricity instead.

Leaps and bounds!

Jean

On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 9:41 PM, Tomm <tomm.fire at gmail.com> wrote:

>  Sounds like a good idea to me.  I'd be up for
> something on the 17th, and I like the idea of
> having it at Noisebridge - after all, that's why
> there's a kitchen, right?
>
> And here's the animation I was talking about
> yesterday:
> http://www.edheads.org/activities/brain_stimulation/
>
> It was a little cheesy at first, but after
> watching it, I think I had a much better idea how
> to install a deep brain stimulator into a
> Parkinson's patient.  Though ostensibly aimed at
> the budding neurosurgeon, it's probably better at
> familiarizing patient & family with the surgery,
> as well as any brain geeks lurking on the interwebz.
>
>     Tom
>
> On 10/4/10 5:49 PM, kristinneidlinger wrote:
> > hi guys!
> >
> > i like food. it'd be fun to have a dinner. how about in two sundays?
> > oct 17th
> > ?
> >
> > best,
> > kristin
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 9:53 PM, Rachel McConnell<rachel at xtreme.com>
>  wrote:
> >> I'm sorry I missed this meeting, I really meant to come but had been
> >> travelling all the previous night and so slept all day.  Wah!
> >>
> >> Anyway, I do have an external programmer, the USBTiny from LadyAda, and
> >> from making North Paw kits I am familiar with the process of programming
> >> chips without bootloaders.  I don't know what the referenced problem is,
> >> Chung-Hay, but I'd be willing to bring my programmer sometime and we
> >> could take a look.
> >>
> >> Rachel
> >>
> >> Todd Anderson wrote:
> >>> Hey everybody --
> >>>
> >>>      -- I really enjoyed seeing / meeting you all tonight, and I
> thought
> >>> we had a fun&  interesting conversation going.  I was thinking maybe we
> >>> could have a cyborg dinner some Sunday, either at Noisebridge if that
> is
> >>> an option (cook up a bunch of pasta or order in), or even at my house
> if
> >>> the group is about the size it was today.  Anyway, any interest in such
> >>> an event?
> >>>
> >>>                       cheers --
> >>>
> >>>                               -- Todd
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> PS: I actually read that page about arduino boot-loading
> >>> (http://www.arduino.cc/en/Hacking/Bootloader), and you DO need an
> >>> external programmer, which you can operate from the normal Arduino IDE.
> >>>   I bet this would fix your problem, Chung-Hay, if you can find a
> >>> programmer.  Maybe Tom's would work?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
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