[Cyborg] Cyborg dinner

Todd Anderson tanders at stanford.edu
Wed Oct 6 02:24:19 PDT 2010


Sweet, this is going to be fun!  I think we need some cyborgian themes in
the menu... cyburgers certainly fit the bill, though they are yet to be
defined!  What else do cyborgs eat?  Pure soy protein sensory-substituted to
some elaborate gastronomical delight?

In any case, we can get vegetables from the store downstairs on the night;
maybe make some kind of kebabs, and coos coos?  Cybercoos.



On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 2:11 AM, Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com> wrote:

> Yay I'm coming for sure, RSVP!  I can bring bread but in general I'm a
> lousy cook and am better off cheerleading and handing the cooks small
> items from Over There.
>
> Rachel
>
> ch_luk at berkeley.edu wrote:
> > Thanks for the edheads link, Tom
> > Love the dinner idea, Todd =)
> >
> > Here are our plans thus far:
> >
> > Cyburgers & other bytes
> > Dinner at Noisebridge
> > Sunday, Oct. 17th
> > Start (to cook) time: 5 pm?
> >   - RSVPs?
> >   - Who wants to bring what?
> >   - Any vegetarians?
> >   - Do we need to bring/buy kitchen essentials?
> >
> > I return from a conference that afternoon, so I'll do my best to make it.
> >
> >
> > Thank you guys for helping me on my non-responsive Arduino problem!
> > Rachel, I'm trying to use Arduino to write input into a microcontroller,
> > but I have bad code that most likely writes directly onto the Arduino
> > rather than the downstream microcontroller. Could I meet with you some
> > time to reset the bootloader on my Arduino?
> >
> > Smiles,
> >   Chung-Hay
> >
> >
> >> 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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