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Plus if someone does pose a question, and it gets answerred, it will be lost after a few minutes. So future people with that same question can't find the answer by searching the forum etc...
As the cool dark days of fall and winter approach, what better way tospend your Monday evenings then hanging out online with a bunch ofrobotic geeks from around the world. (So we are being a bit stuffysaying evening when it's midday for more of the planet then here, blahblah blah) Anyhow, Join us TONIGHT! for our weekly Monday night Chaton IRC. Instructions follow.irc://irc.freenode.net/#SeattleRoboticsThe link above should work for users of Chatzillahttp://chatzilla.hacksrus.com and firefox, and possibly mIRC.The Seattle Robotics Society hosts a "Monday Night Chat" each week.Starting at 7pm Pacific Daylight Time each Monday, the SRS holds aninformal chat session. This is a great opportunity to come ask livequestions of the SRS members, seek help for technical problems, orjust chat about stuff.Directions:The chat requires that you use an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) program.Details on finding one are below.For you experts, the chat is held on irc.freenode.net in the#seattlerobotics group.If you have problems you can use the web based IRC Client athttp://www.fenchurch.org/cgi-bin/cgiirc/irc.cgiWhere we will help you get another chat client setup.For Mac Users:http://colloquy.info/(Umm I don't actually have experience setting this up, but you shouldbe able to figure it out from the mIRC directions below)For Windows users:1. Get the mIRC program from http://www.mirc.com/get.html Run itssetup program. Start the mIRC program2. It will popup a small window titled mIRC Options. Click on theConnect listing in the 'Category box'. You should see a control thatsays IRC Servers with a set of small buttons down the right side (Add,Edit, Delete, Sort).3. Press the Add button to add a new entry. A small popup calledmIRC Add Server should appear. Fill in the text boxes as follows.Description: SRSIRC Server: irc.freenode.netPorts: 6667Group: #seattleroboticsThere is no password.4. Click the Add button in this mIRC Add Server dialog.5. You have now returned to the mIRC Options window. You should seethe edit boxes with IRC Servers: #seattlerobotics and a SeattleRobotics below it. There should also be a Connect to IRC Server.6. In the reset of the form, fill in your Name, Email Address. TheNickname is often your first name and initial. Please use a Nicknamethat identifies you to the rest of the group.7. Press the Connect to IRC server button in the middle of thedialog. This will connect you to the chat server. This has been knownto take a few moments, up to a minute or so, depending on how busy theserver is.8. Once connected, another popup will appear. You can type in#seattlerobotics and press the join key. You can also go to the statuswindow, and type /join #seattlerobotics.9. If you are the first person for the night, you will be alone inthe room! Thats OK, just wait for others to join. Be sure you have thecorrect spelling.
He's got my vote!!! Here's a link to the details on how to nominate him... http://nobelprize.org/nomination/
You guys just made me happy CheesyHowever there is not currently a nobel prize in robotics and probably won't be for a long time . . .Only physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, and economics CryAnd I think I must be old to get one of these, no? Tongue