[Space] Fwd: Shhh.... Dorkbot invitation

Jonathan Foote jtfoote at ieee.org
Thu Mar 25 06:26:48 UTC 2010

Argh. I'm really sorry, but after asking me to find someone for this 
slot, Karen went and confirmed someone else. I'm not happy looking like 
a flake, but that's how things roll with DB. (To be fair, she is herding 
cats from the Philippines and people apparently took a while getting 
back to her.)

I offer heartfelt apologies and if I'm ever in charge I promise I will 
give you a slot!


P.S. I'm not on the list so please cc me in any followup.

P.P.S. To me, part of the joy of DB is precisely the mental gymnastics 
that you get when things *don't* mesh, so I wouldn't worry about that.

On 3/24/2010 11:10 PM, Christie Dudley wrote:
> Good point.  I suppose one of my main questions is who the other
> speakers are.  It'd behoove us to mesh well with them.  Typically
> Dorkbot is not a pomp and circumstance sort of crowd and they (we?) like
> at least some degree of technical nitty gritty.
> I do think it'd be a really good idea to have a bit of a tag team on
> this.  I think Mikolaj would do an excellent job on this himself (since
> he won't be constrained to 5 minutes *grin*), but it might be nice to
> have a few of the rest of us there to touch on details.  I'd love to
> present, and might actually warm to people after a while, but it's much
> easier when you're not up there alone.
> Christie
> _______
> "We also briefly discussed having officers replaced by very small shell
> scripts." -- Noisebridge meeting notes 2008-06-17
> The outer bounds is only the beginning.
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/genriel/sets/72157623376093724/
> On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 10:52 PM, Ariel Waldman <ariel at arielwaldman.com
> <mailto:ariel at arielwaldman.com>> wrote:
>     Ooo... definitely take Jon up on the opportunity! Choosing the
>     speaker from our group should depend on if we think they want more
>     of a "how-to" technical/hardware talk or a "fuck yeah, space
>     exploration!" general overview talk. I guess we can discuss this
>     more on Saturdy when we meet up
>     Ariel Waldman | digital anthropologist
>     [ http://arielwaldman.com | http://spacehack.org ]
>     Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 18:47:16 -0700
>     From: Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to <mailto:dichro at rcpt.to>>
>     Subject: [Space] Fwd: Shhh.... Dorkbot invitation
>     To: space <space at lists.noisebridge.net
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>     Now, who would like some practical experience presenting stuff to an
>     audience?
>     m.
>     ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>     From: Jonathan Foote <jtfoote at ieee.org <mailto:jtfoote at ieee.org>>
>     Date: Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 6:25 PM
>     Subject: Shhh.... Dorkbot invitation
>     To: Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to <mailto:dichro at rcpt.to>>
>     Hey, could you forward this to the Spacebridge list? Thanks!
>     Anyway, Karen Marcelo asked me to help put together a Dorkbot on
>     April 21.
>     There are 2 other scarily awesome speakers. Would the Spacebridge
>     folks like
>     to present as well? Location is someplace in SF (will confirm venue when
>     it's confirmed!)
>     All you would need to do is show some pictures and talk about it for 20
>     minutes. If you wanted to dig into the tech, Android and radio stuff
>     that
>     would be awesome too.
>     Keep this a little on the down low, because nothing is ever for sure
>     around
>     DB...
>     Thanks!
>     Jon
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