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== Hardware Resources ==
 
== Hardware Resources ==
 
* get [http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0415975921/qid=1126047145/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/102-2421436-3816140?v=glance&s=books Nic Collins' book] on hardware hacking
 
* get [http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0415975921/qid=1126047145/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/102-2421436-3816140?v=glance&s=books Nic Collins' book] on hardware hacking
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* [http://www.amazon.com/Circuit-Bending-Build-Alien-Instruments-ExtremeTech/dp/0764588877 Reed Ghazala's book] on circuit-bending is also a blast
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* [http://www.amazon.com/Musical-Instrument-Design-Practical-Information/dp/1884365086/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/105-5017104-3551669?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1187549841&sr=1-1 Bart Hopkins' book] on instrument building has lots of great info about building musical things out of metal, wood, glass, and so on...
 
* [http://www.arduino.cc/ Arduino] microncontroller resources
 
* [http://www.arduino.cc/ Arduino] microncontroller resources
 
** [http://www.arduino.cc/en/Tutorial/HomePage tutorials]
 
** [http://www.arduino.cc/en/Tutorial/HomePage tutorials]
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** [http://www.atomicsalad.com/archive/2007/03/11/tutorial_sparkfun_protoshield_assembly_use.php assembly tutorial for the ProtoShield]; a useful way to get comfortable with some basic electronics assembly and end up with something useful.
 
** [http://www.atomicsalad.com/archive/2007/03/11/tutorial_sparkfun_protoshield_assembly_use.php assembly tutorial for the ProtoShield]; a useful way to get comfortable with some basic electronics assembly and end up with something useful.
 
** [http://todbot.com/blog/2006/07/11/arduino-breadboard-shield/ another super easy protoshield]; $10 at Radio Shack
 
** [http://todbot.com/blog/2006/07/11/arduino-breadboard-shield/ another super easy protoshield]; $10 at Radio Shack
 
  
 
== Software  Resources ==
 
== Software  Resources ==

Revision as of 13:58, 19 August 2007

General Information

  • homepage
  • PLOrk Reader
  • primary meeting time: Th 1:30-4:20, McAlpin and/or Studio B
    • assistance setting up may be requested on many of these meetings


Important Dates

  • November 7 (tentative) and 8 (definite); performances in DC area.
    • Not everyone will be involved, and this is a PLOrk-specific performance.


Hardware Resources

Software Resources