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Friday, April 27
 

5:00pm

BOF: One-shot RPG

So here I go it's my shot.  Feet fail me not, this may be the only RPG that I got. You better lose yourself in the story, the moment. You own it, you better never let it go. You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow, this opportunity comes once in a lifetime yo.


Friday April 27, 2012 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Stanley

5:00pm

BOF: Arduino

Arduino! Arduino! It's fun, it's a wonderful toy! It's fun for a girl or a boy!


Friday April 27, 2012 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Knight

5:00pm

BOF: Web Apps

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.  Come talk about what works for you... or doesn't.


Friday April 27, 2012 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Bugatti

8:00pm

Gamer Meetup
Friday April 27, 2012 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Grand Foyer - Gaming

8:00pm

BOF: Warm Fuzzies

They're warm... and they're fuzzy.


Friday April 27, 2012 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Knight

8:00pm

Open Source Medicine

Other local cons are talking about it, why don't we?  Let's explore together to open source technology available inside the medical field through this birds of feather round table.


Friday April 27, 2012 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Model T

8:00pm

BOF: Barcode Scanner to Database

Come discuss the use, development, and future of using barcode scanning communication with database projects.


Friday April 27, 2012 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Steamer

9:00pm

BOF: World Building

The Zeblorb have struggled to maintain peace on the Shifting Islands for years.  Since Retinar Collusk  was elected Gratermoff of Fultuga, poverty and ruin have escalated tension to the brink of revolution.  The only hope for a resolution is for you to create a world in which it is possible.  Come share tips for world building with fellow writers and hopeful authors.


Friday April 27, 2012 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Stanley

10:00pm

BOF: Cat Girls

Meow!


Friday April 27, 2012 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Thomas

10:00pm

Open Source Baking

Share recipes and swap tips on substitutions, finding ingredients and perfecting your baking skills in this culinary meetup. 


Friday April 27, 2012 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Royale

11:00pm

BOF: The Mayans Were Right

We know all that hooplah about the end of the world coinciding with the end of the Mayan calendar is ridiculous.  There's no way the world is ending on December 21st, 2012, right?  Right?


Friday April 27, 2012 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Thomas

11:00pm

11:00pm

The Psychology of Tolkien

What was Tolkien thinking?  Help me pick apart his brain in this Birds of a Feather, Tolkien fan Meetup. 


Friday April 27, 2012 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Knight

11:00pm

Musicians Meetup

Chill. Jam. Make Music. Be Beautiful. Rock Out!


Friday April 27, 2012 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Steamer

11:00pm

BOF: Apps

In this BOF we'll discuss what's out there and show off some of our favorite apps and what you've done with them.  For you noise-makers, we'll try to have an external speaker available.


Friday April 27, 2012 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Stanley

11:00pm

BOF: Linux Distros

From Arch Linux to Debian to Slackware to Fedora to Ubuntu and back again.  Come talk about your favorite, or least favorite distro.


Friday April 27, 2012 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Stearns

11:00pm

Open mst3k for open movies: BOF

Bring your favorite Open Source movie and share with like-minded birds of a feather.


Friday April 27, 2012 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Rolls/Royce

12:00am

BOF: Comedic Improv

What did the penguin say to the tractor?  That you need to work on your comedy.  Maybe you're better suited to a live audience and ever-changing conditions.  Make funny on the fly with others who want to improve their improv.


Saturday April 28, 2012 12:00am - 12:50am
Rolls/Royce

12:00am

BOF: Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock

Best two out of three?


Saturday April 28, 2012 12:00am - 12:50am
Bugatti

12:00am

BOF: Bring Your Rhino!

Don't you hate it when corpses line the sewer after a failed attack on your undead monarch?  Get your friends together and keep that from happening.


Saturday April 28, 2012 12:00am - 12:50am
Knight

1:00am

BOF: Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches, Not for Eating

Get your mind out of the gutter.  That means there are no free samples.


Saturday April 28, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am
Franklin
 
Saturday, April 28
 

9:00am

BOF: Creativity on Mobile Devices

Thanks to smartphones and tablets, you can feed your creative muses anywhere.  Make music, draw pictures, 3D modeling, it's all possible just by DL'ing some apps.  A lot of them for free!


Saturday April 28, 2012 9:00am - 9:50am
Model T

9:00am

BOF: RepRap

Come discuss the replicating rapid prototyper and implications for its use as a open design.


Saturday April 28, 2012 9:00am - 9:50am
Stearns

10:00am

BOF: Entropy -- Entropy and its Impact on Your Servers

Information is physical.  Discuss.


Saturday April 28, 2012 10:00am - 10:50am
Thomas

11:00am

BOF: Star Trek vs. Star Wars

Talk amongst yourselves.


Saturday April 28, 2012 11:00am - 11:50am
Thomas

2:00pm

BOF: Computer Club Leaders - What works, what doesn't!

Gathering of local computer club leaders to discuss what works and what doesn't.  If you are a leader for a local computer club please plan to attend.


Speakers
GN

Gibson Nichols

Local computer clubs


Saturday April 28, 2012 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Model T

7:00pm

Artists Meetup

A meetup for all crafters, makers, and D.I.Y.ers alike!


Saturday April 28, 2012 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Model T

8:00pm

BOF: Other Cons

Not that anything compares to the one you're currently attending... but if you really wanna talk about the competition.


Saturday April 28, 2012 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Model T

9:00pm

Juggle Meetup

Are you a juggler at any level? Come an hang out for an hour, talk with other jugglers, make connections, learn new tricks, and just generally have fun throwing things around.


Speakers

Saturday April 28, 2012 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Model T

9:00pm

Brainstorming for Writers

Bring your ideas and tricks for beating writer's block.  How much creativity can one room hold?  This might be the meetup to find out.


Saturday April 28, 2012 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Royale

10:00pm

Eco Geeks Unite

Meetup with other Eco Geeks and talk about Captain Planet!  GO PLANET!


Saturday April 28, 2012 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Thomas

10:00pm

Foodies Meetup

Like food?  Come chat about delictable cuisine in all forms and functions.


Saturday April 28, 2012 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Stanley

10:00pm

BOF: Open Source Music

Learn about Filk and Fump and good corners of the Internet to find more of it!


Saturday April 28, 2012 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Model T

10:00pm

Techies Wanted

Meetup for tech-geeks from everywhere!


Saturday April 28, 2012 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Stearns

11:00pm

Open Source Eco Geeks

A birds of a feather where Eco Geeks can get together and talk about making Open Source Green!


Saturday April 28, 2012 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Franklin

11:00pm

BOF: Cats Wearing Toast

Oh long johnson!  Stop all your Faith Hilling and Taylor Swifting already.  It's time that we prepare for the pending apocalyptic battle with cats, as foretold by the Ambassador of Humans.


Saturday April 28, 2012 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Stearns

11:00pm

BOF: I Have a Potato

It's hot.  What should I do with it?


Saturday April 28, 2012 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Knight

11:00pm

BOF: Android Apps

Come and join other like and unalike minds to dicuss the best and worst of Android Apps available today.


Saturday April 28, 2012 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Steamer

12:00am

BOF: The present and future state of Hacking, Cybercrime, and Information Warfare

This one is about the present and future state of hacking, cybercrime, and information warfare.


Sunday April 29, 2012 12:00am - 12:50am
Stearns
 
Sunday, April 29
 

11:00am

BOF: RPG Worldbuilding

Move past the dice rolls and character development of an RPG, or consider the in-depth story-telling needed to plan RPG video games.  Both rely on imaginative and creative processes to create new worlds, settings, and cultures.  Come chat with others about the adventure.


Sunday April 29, 2012 11:00am - 11:50am
Thomas

11:00am

BOF: Android Apps... Again

Yeah, we talked about this yesterday.  What's your point?  Actually, I think I can invent an app for that...


Sunday April 29, 2012 11:00am - 11:50am
Stearns

12:00pm

BOF: Raspberry Pi

Don't worry, we're still on the waiting list too.  Come gather and discuss your interest in Rasberry Pi.  If you were lucky enough to get one already, bring it along for some show and tell. :)


Sunday April 29, 2012 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Stanley

1:00pm

BOF: Rosetta Code -- A Rosetta Stone for Hundreds of Programming Languages

In ancient Egypt, you'd be carving for days.  Let's find a way to communicate in under an hour.


Sunday April 29, 2012 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Stanley