[00:16] <Laurenceb> I've heard lots of people talking about broken eeepcs
[00:17] <Laurenceb> screen sounds a bit fragine
[00:17] <Laurenceb> erm fragile
[00:19] <SpeedEvil> Well.
[00:19] <SpeedEvil> To be fair.
[00:19] <SpeedEvil> It was a 30l plastic container of books.
[00:19] <SpeedEvil> And the screen was open.
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[00:25] <SpeedEvil> And as a datapoint. I note there are only 2 broken screen eeepcs on ebay at your average time, and more of many other laptops.
[00:31] <josepharmbruster> man oh man oh man... i'm Hugin my images right now... hopefully have a panorama to show off in a few ;-)
[00:37] <Laurenceb> I was just watching the sky at night
[00:37] <Laurenceb> interesting sounding rocket videos
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[01:01] <SpeedEvil> A 2 hour program in a half-hour slot!
[01:02] <SpeedEvil> Oooh.
[01:02] <josepharmbruster> that's what you get with the >>> button *wink*
[01:03] <SpeedEvil> Iplayer!
[01:03] Action: SpeedEvil has been missing sky at night for ages.
[01:03] <SpeedEvil> josepharmbruster: I was meaning the presenter - he's the fastest talking presenter out there.
[01:04] <Laurenceb> http://isrw.rocketrange.no/
[01:04] <Laurenceb> yeah its on Iplayer
[01:05] <SpeedEvil> Insane.
[01:05] <SpeedEvil> On 26 April 1957, at 10:30 pm, in an event that was to be a landmark of his career, Moore presented the first episode of The Sky at Night, a BBC television programme for astronomy enthusiasts. Since then, he has presented every episode each month, excepting July 2004, because of a near-fatal bout of food poisoning caused by eating a contaminated goose egg.
[01:07] <josepharmbruster> im going to stay away from those :-)
[01:08] <SpeedEvil> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Moore
[01:08] <SpeedEvil> A very widespread career.
[01:22] <Laurenceb> that sounding rocket conference looks interesting
[01:45] <Laurenceb> how do I open pptx ?
[01:48] <josepharmbruster> office 2k7
[01:48] <josepharmbruster> by selling your soul for a couple hundred bucks :-)
[01:49] <josepharmbruster> or downloading the free viewer, hehe
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[04:03] Action: josepharmbruster visited nasa today and put together some panoramas :-) http://libjoe.blogspot.com/
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[10:10] <SpeedEvil> edm:
[10:10] <SpeedEvil> oh
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[15:42] <edmoore> fergusnoble: ping
[15:42] <fergusnoble> edmoore: hi
[15:42] <edmoore> yo
[15:42] <edmoore> I wonder if I might be able to drop and and borrow adobe?
[15:43] <edmoore> I'm writing up a proposal for Hobble to Prof M. and want to edit some piccies and draw some pretty diagrams etc
[15:43] <fergusnoble> sure, ill see if i have it
[15:43] <edmoore> ta
[15:44] <fergusnoble> yup its here
[15:44] <fergusnoble> head over iuw
[15:46] <edmoore> cool - when are you in queens until?
[15:46] <edmoore> Iain has a phd meeting at 4 then is finishing off rocket so I will go down
[15:46] <edmoore> ... after he has called to say his meeting is over
[15:47] <fergusnoble> will he here then
[15:47] <fergusnoble> will be here for a while
[15:49] <edmoore> awesome, will give you a call, if that's ok
[15:49] <fergusnoble> sure
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[18:10] <rjharrison> opps
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[18:22] <natrium42> HABble :P
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[20:18] <rharrison_> Hi RocketBoy
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[20:31] <Laurenceb> hello
[20:40] <Laurenceb> whats up?
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[20:52] <Laurenceb> http://www.dharmanitech.com/2009/01/sd-card-interfacing-with-atmega8-fat32.html
[20:54] <Laurenceb> pretty amazing stuff if that really does fit into 8KB
[20:56] <rharrison_> wow
[20:56] <rharrison_> Great link
[20:56] <Laurenceb> yeah, really easy to make too
[20:57] <Laurenceb> I'm really tempted to get an SD card to try with now
[20:58] <Laurenceb> I've used the mcs electronics library before, but that needs 2KB ram and ~20KB flash
[21:06] <Laurenceb> doesnt look like it supports writing atm
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[21:34] <Laurenceb> imo fat32 is a bit of an overkill
[21:34] <Laurenceb> just write sectors to the card
[21:51] <rharrison_> Yep Just write a nice large fat file of say 1.75G and then write to that
[21:51] <rharrison_> apparently that's the easyest way
[21:59] <Laurenceb> yeah you can raw read the card, or use the uC to shove everything off over serial
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