[sf-lug] the build-a-machine project

nathank nathank at evilmonkeys.com
Fri Aug 25 14:58:35 PDT 2006

I'd be up for it, but I'm going to be out of town till 9/5.

jim stockford wrote:
>     Someone at the last meeting came up with the
> prospect of building a computer. others chimed
> in with offers to help or otherwise participate.
>     The subsequent discussion included fears of
> spending money, breaking things, trodding
> unknown paths, the need for groundstraps, and
> so on.
>     I went to ActNet (whom I love and adore) and
> bought a box of parts. Now many of the concerns
> are addressed--the money is spent, it's not your
> stuff so who cares if we break it....
>     There are issues remaining: such as actually
> getting off butts and going to some place where
> the box of parts is, putting up with the other
> people who may appear and have opinions
> (and maybe break things before we have a
> chance)....
>     Who's up for it? Wanna build a computer for
> the fun of it, or for the education?
> lemme know,
> jim
> ps: By default it will remain my computer, though
> anyone is welcome to buy it for parts cost.
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