<br>Me and Rolf and possibly others will be at Noisebridge tonight for Circuit Hacking Monday.<br>I love the new intro that Mitch wrote up describing CHM:<br><br><br><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(169,218,146)"><span class="il">Circuit</span></span></span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> </span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(169,218,146)"><span class="il">Hacking</span></span></span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> </span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(169,218,146)"><span class="il">Monday</span></span></span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> is a great chance to learn how to solder, learn about electronics, and/or learn about Noisebridge.</span><br>
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"></span><ul><li><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">It is perfectly fine if you&#39;ve never soldered before!</span></li>
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"></span><li><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">It is perfectly fine to bring in your projects in progress -- it&#39;s a great place to get help with your project!</span></li>
<li><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">It is perfectly fine to bring in something you&#39;d like help fixing!</span></li><li><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">It is perfectly fine to just come and hang out with other hardware geeks!</span></li>
</ul><div><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(169,218,146)"><span class="il">Circuit</span></span></span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> </span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(169,218,146)"><span class="il">Hacking</span></span></span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> </span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(169,218,146)"><span class="il">Monday</span></span></span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> is all this, and more.</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
</div><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(169,218,146)"></span></span></span><div>
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(169,218,146)"></span></span></span> </div>
<div><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(169,218,146)"></span></span>You are welcome to come to <span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(169,218,146)"><span class="il">Circuit</span></span></span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> </span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(169,218,146)"><span class="il">Hacking</span></span></span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> </span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(169,218,146)"><span class="il">Monday</span></span></span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> to learn how to </span>make
 cool kits (listed below), but you are also welcome to come and work on 
your own project, fix something, or get familiar with the noisebridge 
electronics lab.  You can use our tools, get help, or give help with 
others playing with and making projects.  It&#39;s a great community.  Come 
and make some new friends.</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><strong>Where</strong>: Noisebridge, 3rd floor of 2169 Mission, San Francisco, 94110</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">  One and a half blocks South of 16th St. Mission BART Station.</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><strong>When</strong>: </span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(169,218,146)"><span class="il">Monday</span></span></span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> December 12th, 7pm till ??  (it is totally OK to come late!)</span></div>
<div><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">Just show up!  No reservation is needed.</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> Most projects take about 1 to 2 hours.</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><strong>Who</strong>: You! It is fun to make things in the friendly community of Noisebridge.</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><strong>Cost</strong>: Instruction is Free!</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> If you want one of the following kits, reimbursement for the kit price is requested.</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> (kit prices are $10 to $35, depending on kit)</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">All kits are designed for total beginners to complete successfully.</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<font face="arial, sans-serif"><br></font><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">Some of the kits available:</span></div><div> <br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> Larry Ogrodnek&#39;s &#39;Hi My Name is badges&#39; kit (you may have seen me wearing mine)</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> Brain Machine (Meditate, Hallucinate, and Trip Out!)</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> Mignonette Game (build your own handheld game console!)</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> Trippy RGB Waves (interac tive blinky lights!)</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> LEDcube (animated 3D cube of LEDs!)</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> MiniPOV (more cool blinky lights!)</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> microcontroller programmers (program all your AVR family chips!)</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> Boarduinos (solderless breadborad arduino!)</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> Open Heart (animate fun patterns in the shape of a heart!)</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> LoL Shield (Lots of LEDs for your Arduino!)</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> Diavolinos (shield compatible arduinos from Evil Mad Science!)</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">And more!</span></div><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"></span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"></span> <br>
<span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"></span> <br><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">More info is available on the above kits at:</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"><a style="color:rgb(51,51,204);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)" href="http://www.cornfieldelectronics.com/" target="_blank">http://www.CornfieldElectronics.com</a><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<a style="color:rgb(51,51,204);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)" href="http://www.adafruit.com/" target="_blank">http://www.adafruit.com</a><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<a style="color:rgb(51,51,204);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)" href="http://www.appliedplatonics.com/" target="_blank">http://www.appliedplatonics.com</a><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<a style="color:rgb(51,51,204);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)" href="http://www.jimmieprodgers.com/" target="_blank">http://www.jimmieprodgers.com</a><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<a style="color:rgb(51,51,204);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)" href="http://www.mignonette-game.com/" target="_blank">http://www.mignonette-game.com</a><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<a style="color:rgb(51,51,204);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)" href="http://www.evilmadscientist.com/" target="_blank">http://www.evilmadscientist.com</a><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<a style="color:rgb(51,51,204);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)" href="http://analogmachines.com/" target="_blank">http://analogmachines.com/</a></span><br><font color="#888888"><div>
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