Our April meeting is this Tuesday, 7pm. NOTE: this month's meeting is at Joe Tomato's in Owen Sound, not our usual meeting place. Click for Google Map. We meet in the back room. Bring beer/pop/food/dessert money.
Andrew's presentation will focus on Alan Turing's definitions of the m-machine and universal machine. Turing's definitions led to Von Neumann promoting the IAS computer. IBM copied and improved the IAS computer and the result is what we have on our desks and in our pockets (ridiculously simplified timeline!). If you have a laptop bring it on Tuesday night. Below are some links that will be useful during the presentation.
Of course, the real highlight of our meetings are the tech talk, free software exchange and open source ideas. See you on Tuesday at Joe's.
Our March meeting is this Tuesday, 7pm, at the United Way. Click for Google Map. Andrew will bring pizza; you bring your favourite (non alcoholic) beverage.
Topic: media servers. How do you serve images, audio, video, etc to your house/friends/whatever. Andrew will bring in a raspberry pi running kodi and a boxee running boxee+hacks. Bring in your media server. Or bring in something completely different that you've been working on. We are always open to free software innovation, open hardware revolution and all things hacked.
Our February meeting is this Tuesday, 7pm, at the United Way. Click for Google Map. Bring your favourite beverage. Andrew will bring pizza; you bring your favourite (non alcoholic) beverage.
This meeting's topic is Open Energy Monitor, an "open source monitor for understanding energy." Bring your energy monitoring/measurement gear, projects and ideas. Dan may do a presentation. As always, all interesting projects are welcome for show and tell, and all tech topics are good topics for our tech talk. Bring your old gear for swap or give-away.
Due to the bad weather forecast, our January meeting (originally scheduled for January 10) has been cancelled.
Our next meeting will be in February.
Our December meeting is this Tuesday 7pm at the United Way. Click for Google Map.
Bring some tech stuff that you don't want anymore. We can do a not-so-secret Santa thing. Remember one tech's trash is another tech's treasure. There's a dumpster diver in everyone.
And of course there will be christmas tech talk, hannukah magazine trades, kwanza hardware exchange and free software for everyone.
Our November meeting is this Tuesday 7pm at the United Way. Click for Google Map.
Our September meeting is this Tuesday 7pm at the United Way. Click for Google Map. Bring your favourite beverage. Andrew will bring pizza and snacks.
Our tentative topic is Linux audio/music. Andrew has been working with MIDI on UbuntuStudio and will do a very brief demo. Bring a recent project, even if it's not audio-related.
And of course we will have harmonious tech talk, tuneful hardware give aways and rhythmic software sharing.
Rather than our usual first Tuesday, our August meeting will be held on the second Tuesday, August 9th, at 7 pm. Location to be announced, but probably at our usual location: the United Way, 380 9th Street E., in Owen Sound.
Our July meeting is 7 pm Tuesday July 5th, at our usual location: the United Way, 380 9th Street E., in Owen Sound. Click for Google Map.
Bring your favorite keyboard. Bring weird keyboards. Let's see how many different keyboards we can put on the table and get a photo of it.
And you can bring anything else that interests you to show off or ask questions.
Our June meeting is 7 pm Tuesday June 7th, at our usual location: the United Way, 380 9th Street E., in Owen Sound. Click for Google Map.
Last meeting Andrew brought a Raspberry Pi running Ubuntu Mate. This month he will bring the same Raspberry Pi running a 19 inch touchscreen calendar. A work in progress … but already functional. If you have a Pi project or other system-on-a-chip type project, please bring it. Andrew will also bring his new favourite OpenWrt router, the ASUS RT-N16. It uses a Broadcom SOC, runs Linux kernel 3.18.20.
And as always, we will have free hardware, tech talk, and magazine/book trading.