[Noisebridge-discuss] On a brighter note...

Naomi Most pnaomi at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 23:09:09 UTC 2014


Dennis,

I agree that the community has become very guarded, and practices that
seem friendly can easily be taken as not-so-friendly.

I get where everybody's coming from.  I think in the current
situation, you're correct in your self-correction.  And thank you for
doing that.

--Naomi


On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 3:24 PM, Dennis Gentry <dennis.gentry at gmail.com> wrote:
> [Oops, I'm really not used to the "avoid off-list (personal info) requests"
> convention.  I am used to a friendlier or more outgoing community, but I
> totally get it and won't do it again.  (I feel oddly ashamed, like you think
> I'm some kind of latent stalker, but I'll get over that :)  Everywhere else
> I've participated (university, research, industry), the convention is for
> the most considerate folks to not "spam the list" with stuff that might not
> be on-topic, but I guess noisebridge or the modern world is hostile enough,
> especially to women, to make this obsolete.  Onward with a smile:]
>
> What they're doing at Double Union
> (http://doubleunion.tumblr.com/post/79951996963/programming-attiny-thursday-20th-march)
> looks really great, thanks.  I was volunteering to help with something just
> like that.  A couple of years ago, I designed a small ATTiny board (8 pin
> DIP) and have been using it as a platform for other projects, so maybe this
> will inspire me to document it and update it for use in paper toys (8 pin
> SMT, maybe).
>
> Regards,
> Dennis
> ---
> Not actually some kind of latent stalker:
> https://www.facebook.com/dennis.gentry
> https://plus.google.com/+DennisGentry
>
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 2:07 PM, Hannah Grimm <dharlette at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Dennis,
>> As a general rule, I prefer not to be messaged off-list with requests for
>> personal information.  I'm moving this on-list.  I hope you can understand
>> and will keep future communication there.
>>
>> With that said, if you're interested in programmable paper circuits, I'd
>> recommend using an ATtiny AVR programmer and an AVR 8 pin microcontroller.
>> They're small, easy to set up, and flat enough to work well on paper (not to
>> mention MUCH less intimidating and far cheaper than the typical Arduino,
>> which is why I like them).  Double Union has a post that links to all of the
>> guides to install everything you need.  I'm very new to programming, but am
>> working with a computer science teacher to create more documentation for
>> paper circuits as a project going forwards.
>>
>> Hannah
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 12:12 PM, Dennis Gentry <dennis.gentry at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Hannah,
>>>
>>> Where do you teach?  I went and looked at your G+ pages and the paper
>>> circuits look awesome.  I want to work on making the transition from a
>>> full-on Arduino (Uno or whatever) to a tiny SMD chip powered by a coin cell
>>> (so you can fit the whole thing into a small paper creation) really easy.
>>> There is already the Arduino Pro Mini 3.3v (which will be costing only $6
>>> for a pair, tomorrow-only from Sparkfun) but maybe we could package it up a
>>> bit to make it even easier.
>>>
>>> Also, my 11 year old thinks he hates school.  Will you please be his
>>> teacher instead?  :)
>>>
>>> I'd be happy to answer Arduino/electronics/software questions if that
>>> would help.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Dennis
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 9:00 AM, Hannah Grimm <dharlette at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I'm learning how to use Arduino to program paper circuit art!
>>>>
>>>> Next step: figuring out how to make it easy enough for a twelve year old
>>>> >.<
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 11:09 PM, Dennis Gentry
>>>> <dennis.gentry at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> I diagnosed a bunch of GPU panics on a macbook, made a stepper motor
>>>>> turn more smoothly, and soldered up a driver for an RGB LED.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 10:16 PM, Henner Zeller <h.zeller at acm.org>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 27 March 2014 21:24, Darius Garza <313kid at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> > Raise your hand if you hacked something today !
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ::raises hand::
>>>>>> Ha, thanks, I had the same thought.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I was hacking on my commute on a KiCAD
>>>>>> output-to-solder-paste-dispensing GCode program today.
>>>>>> https://github.com/hzeller/rpt2paste
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -h
>>>>>>
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> > +1, d.
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> >
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