“Ask an engineer” is TONIGHT 10pm ET

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Tonight, Saturday 3/27/2010 – 10pm ET – “Ask an Engineer” – Adafruit’s weekly LIVE video chat! What is “Ask an engineer”? From the electronics enthusiast to the professional community – “Ask an Engineer” has a little bit of everything for everyone. If you’re a beginner, or an seasoned engineer – stop in and see what we’re up to! We have demos of projects and products we’re working on, we answer you engineering and electronics questions and we have a trivia question + give away each week. To see previous chat event videos, please visit the forums.

Chumby project! Tonight we will reveal an upcoming “hack” with the Chumby!

Ada Lovelace
Topics include:
Ada Lovelace day recapcelebrating women in tech – Congrats to Suw Charman for a great day, here are the women we wrote about each hour for 24 hours on 3/24/2010: Amy Smith, Esther Duflo, Natalie Zee Drieu, Diana Eng, Kate Hartman, Becky Stern, Christy Canida, Robin Chase, Lenore Edman, Shafi Goldwasser, Shari Steele, Bethany Shorb, Natalie Jeremijenko, Mary Lou Jepson, Fiona Raby, Erica Sadun, Bathsheba Grossman, Leah Buechley, Helen Greiner, Jenny Holzer, Kelly Dobson, Jeri Ellsworth, Violet Blue, Margery Conner, Xeni Jardin, Annalee Newitz, Gina Trapani.

Upcoming photo tutorial – We are working with Johngineer on a photo project and while we do this is going to help makers learn how to take better photos of their electronics projects, you can read more in the Adafruit forums.

Drill press – help us find the best one… We are going to get a (better) drill press for the Adafruit shop, as we do research we’re wondering what all you folks use or have some good suggestions.

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Chat details!

  • Visit our new “chat” section on Adafruit at 10pm ET, Saturday nights
  • Or visit our Ustream page
  • For old schoolers, you can use IRC, you’ll need a Ustream log/pass, check out the Ustream IRC how-tos here and here
  • We are #adafruit-industries6796 on IRC server chat1.ustream.tv
  • There will be a trivia question at the end of the night as always!
  • Lastly, if anyone can save a text log we’d appreciate it

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  1. It would be awesome if you did one earlier for us Europeans to watch the show live too :(.

  2. we picked 10pm ET saturday night and the shows are now recorded

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