2010 January meeting report.

27 01 2010

A surprisingly healthy turnout for the January SLUG meeting despite the cold.

Half the members consuming an equally healthy Steak Dinner and Pud.
(Remember to bring an empty stomach with you to meetings as Tuesday is steak night with free pud …Excellent value !)

Many Demos and much talking :

Demos
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VGA and HDMI converters and Upscalers showing how to get a full 1080p on your TV from ANY computer Linux/Windows or MAC. Ideal for media presentations or conferences.

Sumvision Media player (Cyclone MKV) and how to get to the Busybox prompt and access the embedded Linux system

Digimode Radio again 😉 Thanks Dave for a good chat

Various small Linux machines (Acer/Asus Beasts) and iPhones in Evidence

Talking Points
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Telford Hackerspace feasibility
Visit to Birmingham Hackerspace
http://www..fizzpop.org.uk/

I see the Brummie LUG want to go there or at least have a talk about it :
http://birmingham.lug.org.uk/meetings/

WSPR (more Radio Stuff :D)
http://wsprnet.org/drupal/

Plus many other bits including a big Hi to the “Newbury Massive” Lee C,John A !!

Remember that SLUG relies on your participation. If you are reading this and don’t remember it then you weren’t there and missed out, get your self down to the Station Inn on the Last Tuesday of every month (including the cold ones!!).

FEBRUARY Meeting
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23rd of Feb 19:30 onwards …Come earlier and get your Cow Dinner ordered!
Location: Station Inn
http://maps.google.co.uk/maps/place?oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=station+inn+horsehay&fb=1&gl=uk&hq=station+inn&hnear=horsehay&cid=9443180385690869677

Topic (provisional)

John Alexander depending on commitments will be discussing his trip to the
FOSDEM conference in Brussels
http://www.fosdem.org/2010/

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