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December 7, 2010

Mtg: Applied Robotics in the XV-11 Vacuum Cleaner

by @ 2:19 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays

THURSDAY December 16, 2010
SCV Robotics and Automation Chapter?
Speaker: Nathan Monson, Neato Robotics
Time: Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: CMU Silicon Valley Campus, NASA Research Park, Bldg. 23, Moffett Field
RSVP: not required

Nathan Monson will describe the Neato Robotics XV-11, a highly autonomous vacuum cleaner, incorporating laser mapping. Enabling technology will be discussed, including SLAM, path-planning, and the (more…)

Mtg: Moore’s Law, The Microcomputer and Me

by @ 2:07 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors

TUESDAY January 18, 2011
SCV Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley ?
Speaker: Stanley Mazor, Inventor’s Hall of Fame (retired from Fairchild R&D)
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: KeyPoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

As a way of describing the historic increase in density of integrated circuits, Moore’s Law has contributed dramatically to the growth of electronics in the world today.? Several of the contributing factors during (more…)

Mtg: HEMP, IEMI and Severe Geomagnetic Storm Effects on Critical Infrastructures

by @ 1:17 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design

TUESDAY January 11, 2011
SCV Electromagnetic Compatibility Chapter
Speaker: Dr. William A. Radasky, President and Managing Engineer, Metatech Corporation; IEEE Fellow, P.E.
Time: Light dinner (fee) at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: Yes
Place: Applied Materials Bowers Cafeteria, 3090 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Over the past 10 years there has been a growing awareness that the threat of high-altitude electromagnetic pulse (HEMP) from a nuclear detonation could be devastating to the commercial infrastructures of the United States, with (more…)

Annual Holiday Family Event: The Scientific Search for ET

by @ 12:36 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors

THURSDAY December 16, 2010
SCV Photonics, with Solid State Circuits Chapters
Speaker: Dr. Seth Shostak, SETI Institute
Time: Networking and light dinner at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: Adults $8.38; students, kids free
Place: National Semiconductor Building E Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website

The scientific hunt for extraterrestrial intelligence is now into its fifth decade, and we still haven’t uncovered a confirmed peep from any cosmic company. Could this mean that finding aliens, even if they exist, is a project for the (more…)

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