john.d.shutt at gmail.com
Wed May 15 20:31:13 UTC 2013
I'm available pretty much any time next week, as well.
On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 11:23 AM, newmy51 at gmail.com <newmy51 at gmail.com>wrote:
> DA Listers,
> I'm beginning to doubt we'll have a fully functional scanner by Maker
> Faire. My own schedule is bonkers enough for the rest of the week, plus
> there's the wait time on the shipping for things like cameras whose
> specific make and model has not yet been 100% decided upon (though I am
> being gifted a Canon SD1300IS this afternoon). That said, there is more
> work to be done, brainstorms to be continued, etc. I propose another
> meeting for next week. Reply with your availability. Mine's more or less
> wide open.
> On Sun, May 5, 2013 at 3:47 PM, miloh <miloh at froggytoad.net> wrote:
>> oops more responses threaded in,
>> > A message went out recently (via Miloh) about Maker Faire, which will
>> be a
>> > great opportunity to showcase this machine provided we can get it some
>> > degree of up and running by that time. I'm awaiting word back about
>> > possible out of town work obligations for around the same time as the
>> > (May 18th & 19th). My attendance notwithstanding, think about signing
>> > for a day or more of representing the Digital Archivists Group and its
>> > debut project. I'm told it's most definitely an event worth attending,
>> > any capacity.
>> I will get tickets out to anyone in the DA-list who wants to sign up
>> for any available slots for 2x 2hour shifts during the weekend.
>> Requirements are to staff the booth and introduce noisebridge, and of
>> course the DA group to people coming by. I hope to see the bookscanner
>> there! Finally ,as a perk the job includes free sudomate which I'm
>> buying from sudoroom for the event.
>> > For those of you who would like to offset some of the costs of this
>> > project, I would say just toss me some PayPal or cash contributions,
>> but I
>> > think we can come up with a more comprehensive system than "paying Danny
>> > back," one which not only organizes expenses but provides a platform for
>> > receiving future contributions. Food for thought (and possible agenda
>> > item of next meeting). For what it's worth, the bill for the kit came
>> > $527.13 USD ($577.13 USD -$50 discount), and Daniel Reetz' preferred
>> > camera model (at least as of May 2010) -- the Canon Powershot A590 --
>> > for anywhere from $25 to $75 a piece on ebay. Glass will be cheap or
>> > if it can be salvaged from existing derelict hardware, an idea of
>> > Felipe's. Triggering mechanisms I have not looked into at all...
>> I'm going to help out with the glass and pitch in $30-60 depending on
>> what other people contribute. I haven't asked the general group for
>> contributions yet, I would still count on at least $100 coming in from
>> generous benefactors at large.
>> > That said, perhaps folks could do a little homework on what components
>> > get next and why, maybe poke around the DIYBS forum, and we can
>> > for another build day and Maker Faire discussion when schedules permit.
>> > In the meantime, I hereby christen this brainstorm central. Discuss.
>> Is anyone else on the DIYBS forums yet? Years of history talking
>> about the project being used all over the world.
>> > Cheers,
>> > -Danny
>> > 5056709090
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