CocoaHeads April Meeting

Lots of attendees tonight, including a couple of visitors who only stayed long enough to say hi and meet everyone; hope they will return—and stay—next month. The discussions included commentary about the Danny Boyle movie, Steve Jobs, and the feelings the movie evoked. While almost universally panned for inaccuracies, this superbly-crafted movie (screenplay by Aaron …

Tech Workshops at SOU: Ruby

Rob Head presented another great Tech Workshop on the Ruby Programming Language this afternoon. He started by having everyone log in to nitrous.io (an online IDE), and then began his presentation by talking about the basics of constants, variables and math operators to provide a frame of reference for students already familiar with other programming …

SOGGy April Meeting

Lots of interesting talk this evening; specifically about a new product from DAQ Connect getting involved in iOT technology with DAQBridge. This is in the category of SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition); remote monitoring and control, via the internet, that is being used locally to manage irrigation in vineyards. Also: This was yet another …

ScienceWorks Open House

A niche group of tech-oriented locals gathered at ScienceWorks for an early evening event where Executive Director Chip Lindsey announced that the non-profit museum plans to broaden their target market. Historically, the organization has focused on kids. The currently-evolving plan is to be more inclusive, welcoming explorers of all ages. ScienceWorks was formerly a natural …