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Reminder:&nbsp; Circuit Hacking Monday is TONIGHT -- President's Day.&nbsp; What better way to celebrate presidents?<BR>&nbsp;<BR>&nbsp;<BR><br>&nbsp;<BR><div><div id="SkyDrivePlaceholder"></div><hr id="stopSpelling">From: maltman23@hotmail.com<br>To: discuss@lists.acemonstertoys.org<br>Subject: Circuit Hacking Monday at Noisebridge, 20-Feb<br>Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 16:26:16 -0800<br><br>


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<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);">I'm back in town again for just long enough to lead another edition of <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);" class="ecxil">Circuit </span></span><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"></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);" class="ecxil">Hacking </span></span><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"></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);" class="ecxil">Monday</span></span> at Noisebridge!</span></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);"></span></span><br><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"></span><a class="ecximage" title="Arduino for Total Newbies Workshop at Noisebridge" href="https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/File%3aArduinos_For_Total_Newbies_workshop.jpg" target="_blank"><img class="ecxthumbimage" border="0" alt="" src="https://www.noisebridge.net/images/thumb/3/38/Arduinos_For_Total_Newbies_workshop.jpg/180px-Arduinos_For_Total_Newbies_workshop.jpg" width="180" height="120"></a> <br> <br><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);" class="ecxil">Circuit </span></span><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"></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);" class="ecxil">Hacking </span></span><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"></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);" class="ecxil">Monday</span></span><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span">      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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"></span><br><br><ul><li><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span">It is perfectly fine if you've          never soldered before!</span></li><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"></span><li><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span">It is perfectly fine to bring in          your projects in progress -- it'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);" class="ecxApple-style-span">It is perfectly fine to bring in          something you'd like help fixing!</span></li><li><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span">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);" class="ecxil">Circuit</span></span><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"> </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);" class="ecxil">Hacking</span></span><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"> </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);" class="ecxil">Monday</span></span><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"> 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);" class="ecxApple-style-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);" class="ecxil"></span></span></span><div><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-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);" class="ecxil"></span></span></span> </div><div><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-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);" class="ecxil"></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);" class="ecxil">Circuit</span></span><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"> </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);" class="ecxil">Hacking</span></span><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"> </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);" class="ecxil">Monday</span></span><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"> 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 and its electronics lab. You can use our tools, get help, or        give help with others playing with and making projects. It's a        great community. Come and meet 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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"><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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"> 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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"><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);" class="ecxil">Monday</span></span><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"> February 20th, 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);" class="ecxApple-style-span">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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"> 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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"><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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"><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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"> 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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"> (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);" class="ecxApple-style-span">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 class="ecxApple-style-span" face="arial, sans-serif"><br></font><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span">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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"> <span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"><strong>TV-B-Gone</strong>&nbsp; --&nbsp; (turn off any TV in public places!)</span></span></div><div><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"></span><strong>"Hi My Name Is" badge</strong>&nbsp; --&nbsp; (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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"> <strong>Brain Machine</strong>&nbsp; --&nbsp; (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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"><strong>Mignonette Game</strong>&nbsp; --&nbsp; (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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"> <strong>Trippy RGB Waves</strong>&nbsp; --&nbsp; (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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"> <strong>LEDcube</strong>&nbsp; --&nbsp; (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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"> <strong>MiniPOV</strong>&nbsp; --&nbsp; (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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"><strong>BoArduino</strong>&nbsp; --&nbsp; (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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"><strong>Diavolino</strong>&nbsp; --&nbsp; (shield compatible Arduino from Evil Mad Science!)<br style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><font face="Arial"></font><strong>OpenHeart</strong>&nbsp; --&nbsp; (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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"> <strong>LoL Shield</strong>&nbsp; --&nbsp; (Lots of LEDs for your        Arduino!)</span><br style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><font face="Arial"><strong>microcontroller programmer  (USBtinyISP)</strong>&nbsp; --&nbsp; (program all your AVR family chips!)<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);" class="ecxApple-style-span"> </span></font><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);" class="ecxApple-style-span">And more!</span></div><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"></span><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"></span><br><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"></span><br><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span"><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" class="ecxApple-style-span">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><div><br style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"></div><div><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitch_Altman" target="_blank">Mitch</a>.</div><div> </div><div> <br></div>                                               </div></div>                                               </div></body>
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