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Join us for a talk about translation software. Jean-Christophe Helary, a community manager for the open source package Omega-T, will talk about its features and why it can help you keep track of translated materials, grammar checking, and more.
This meeting we had a presentation by Yoko Majima, a legal advisor.
She talked about incorporating in Japan, different kinds of companies and legal entities that are recognized here.
If you're thinking of starting a business or club and want some advice, she's a good person to go to!
We also talked about the Maker Faire Tokyo 2012.
It's being held this weekend, and we'll have a table to spread the good hacker news.
Bill Morris from I Heart Robotics will be there to give a talk and demonstrate his Turtle Bot.
A few weeks ago, Adafruit swung by Tokyo for a much needed vacation. We ended up meeting up with them and taking them around Akihabara and Tokyo. It was interesting because Bunnie Huang from Chumby was also in town so it was like a mini OSHW summit.
Our weekly meeting again. MC: Robin Agenda Welcome to THS Self intros Guest Speaker: Dr. Akihiko Sugiyama, NEC Abstract: Auditory System in a Personal Robot, PaPeRo Design, implementation and evaluation results of the auditory system for a personal robot, PaPeRo, is presented. The system consists of sound-source localization, noise cancellation, and echo cancellation combined with speech recognition. Sound-source localization incorporates new formulae taking near-field conditions into account for offsetting errors caused by the relative altitude of the speech source to the microphones.
Michael Sliwinski, founder of Nozbe, will be the special guest at the THS weekly meeting on 7/5 (rescheduled from 3/15 when it was delayed because of the earthquake).
In July he will be visiting Japan to talk about the new PC/Mac Application(beta)and skins for Nozbe.
Please remember that non-members are always invited to weekly meetings. There will be no charge for the THS weekly meeting.
Michael should arrive between 7 and 7:30. Michael's presentation will start sometime around 8pm.
Allison's talk on tech fashion - 30-45 minutes should happen after?
- Another look at THS membership cards
- Events form - please start using it
- setting up a network drive and doing all record keeping and admin files (member dues, basic finances) on it # members boxes(?) # setting up a monthly schedule of recurring events
- Arduino night
- Arcade group
- Game board night (I think this is a great chance to promo as a casual English salon event?)
This lecture is presented by Jarek from NYC Resistor. Learn how to turn your fun Arduino projects in to retail products!
MAKE06 has just ended and was a hugh success. Ever wonder who was behind MAKE-Japan?
Come on Tuesday and find out. People start arriving about 7pm. MAKE presentation will begin (probably) around 7:30..... certainly by 8.
This will be a special meeting with a meet and greet and talk by the folks from O'Reilly Japan. Hope you can make time to come and bring our groups closer together.