Ask an engineer with SparkFun – Nathan Seidle Tonight! 10pm ET 12/12/2009

Tonight is our weekly “Ask an engineer chat” 10pm ET. It’s a special night, we will have a guest! Nathan Seidle from SparkFun will be joining us! Limor and Nathan will answer all your engineering, biz and kit questions for one hour! Tonight’s topics will also include the open source hardware list of 2009, over 125 projects in 19 categories. Currently SparkFun is one of the top producing open source hardware companies in the world! Stop in and say hi!

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  • There will be a trivia question at the end of the night as always!
  • Lastly, if anyone can save a log we’d appreciate it

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  1. Awesome! Will tune in.

  2. Here in europe it will be late in the night …
    I always miss the chats …
    Any chance someone can record a screencast ?

  3. UStream at the time doesn’t have (working) recording software, apparently, so unless a viewer tapes it, you’re out of luck (which is what you were asking for anyways

  4. I figured I may be able to record it myself …
    I’ll just start gtk-recordMyDesktop and stop it tomorrow morning.
    I hope it’ll work.

  5. I’ll see what I can do for recording, I’m already in the chat as we speak with auto-log on (as of 7:15 PM ET).

    Only thing I see being a hassle is the barage of “ustreamer-whoever (long-arse@reverse-dns-address-string) has entered” “ustreamer-whatever has left” messages on my client.

  6. Log available at – please go easy on this hosting.

  7. I missed it, but it would have been nice if I could have watched it after the fact. I went to the ustream page and the only available video is one that shows product assembly.

    Sad to say, but I’m from the Tivo generation – I don’t watch media in real time. Is the video posted anywhere? Can you post it if it isn’t?

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