cyenobite just asked me about this, and I realize I don't know my Providence restaurants as well as lots of other folks do. If you have any suggestions for getting a taste of the local flavor, please post here!
The Retro-Computing Society of RI will be holding an open house at the Atlantic Mills on Sat. Aug. 20th from 1-8pm We'll be working on Symbolics Lisp Machines, NeXTstations and the DEC LAB-K. http://rcsri.org
I'll be giving a talk at DC401 next week: "The intersection of antique clocks and modern precision timekeeping." http://dc401.org/site/2011/07/august-meeting---random-evil-s.html
The Retro-Computing Society of RI is a computer museum located in the Atlantic Mills in Olneyville. We hold a public open house on the third Saturday of each month from 1-8pm. Drop by and see some big iron from the early days of computer history. Visit the website for details and directions: http://rcsri.org
Coming soon... less than two weeks. See http://makerfaireri.com/ for all the details!
Sorry this didn't pop on our radar until last minute...some of our crew lived in Providence for years but we're now in Los Angeles producing the Lightning Temple and touring around to festivals. We took our beta instrument to Maker Faire in San Mateo in 2009 and we're planning to bring the whole stage out for 2010 -- perhaps we can work out a trip back to the east coast for your 2010 Maker Faire RI! Your workshops looked GREAT btw, hope to get th... [read more]
The main Maker Faire RI site (http://www.makerfaireri.com/)has very little info. Is there a better schedule of events somewhere? Where are the descriptions of the individual Slater Mill Maker Faire workshops? The Slater Mill site has a calendar listing the workshops (http://www.slatermill.org/calendar/2009/9) and an overview (http://www.slatermill.org/eventdescriptions/MakerFaireWorkshops) but no real info.