28 August 2007 – table of four + three
flashbacks from mark and drew’s technical comm class
new person – Tyrus of "giant steps" fame
he is a designer, works for hakano / appcelerator
freelance projects, does a lot of painting, paints portraits
currently working on a digital download system for independent musicians
Ryan (Alex’s friend from Tallahasee) is here,
moving to Toronto tomorrow morning, MS->PhD in medieval studies UToronto
Humza is also here, talking on the phone
Since Last Meeting-
Sonali- getting stuff ready to move into a house. going to London soon.
Tejus- data warehousing, creating a database with different time-slices.
Stuart- went to Las Vegas to visit father, worked on concept album for the "kids"
worked on a new program, make robots that download public financial data to do stock market research. going to build it in Java, going to use sight, orig., for bioinformatics
yahoo.finance.com + SP500, then extract useful information.
expects to have something in a month. going to call it stock monkey
Graham- met with Alex Rae, who will present my paper in Copenhagen
Drew- wants to build a templated chuck music on demand
trying to implement a wire level language agnostic protocol for secure rpc
fixning problems in jsp scripts
Mark- hiked the appalachian trail, 140 miles. eight bears, blackberries and blueberries
focus on water, alternation water filter, iodine, and boiled
Devin- is back from Boston and the YCombinator experience
apparently met Stephen Wolfram, going ahead with his company
seems to be excellent for generating absurd animations
Scott Driscoll- made his first sale on curiousinventor-
Alex- played with fluxus, may be hard to setup
started messing with impromptu, stopped sending media events
might work on one laptop per child, excited about it
This Week’s Plans-
Sonali- catching up on email from Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts
Tejus- trying to keep smart phone sync’ed up with computer
trying to use "the missing sync", an OSX utility
Stuart- working on "ready for the show"
about how life sucks and we all are going to die, but you should enjoy the show
Graham- document known bugs in Mused, attempt to fix them
Mark- talk with people about music project, go running
addendum: we bought the server for atlhack-colo