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Event: Dorkbot Socal #34 - March 8, 2009

Image via Wikipedia Oh man, I am so going to make it to this Dorkbot SoCal meeting, The 3 speakers all look amazing. This is going to be a great meeting. Join me! Dorkbot SoCal #34 Sunday, March 8, 2009 1:00pm [warning: first day daylight savings time !] Machine Project 1200 D North Alvarado Street Los Angeles, CA 90026 Dorkbot SoCal speakers include Dan Goods, Visual Strategist at JPL , where he develops creative ways of communicating science. He recently has done artwork with aerogel and is on a team to develop a 108-foot long data driven sculpture at the San Jose airport. Mindshare Labs' Eric Gradman and Brent Bushnell will present ArtFall: a dynamic physical simulation by drawing on a whiteboard. Brian O'Connor will show how to connect an Arduino to the Chumby and develop a simple application that monitors the environment. More info: http://www.dorkbot.org/ dorkbotsocal

Elsewhere Online: Epiphany Recorder for iPhone Captures Past Conversations

Image by Liutao via Flickr I have often wished for a recorder like this, perhaps even integrating photos or video so I could become better at remembering names. Still, I can see some possibilities for this. The trick will be to figure out how to integrate it into my life and work. I still have to start the recorder when I begin a talk or meeting. This could be interesting. Epiphany Recorder for iPhone Captures Past Conversations from jkOnTheRun by Kevin C. Tofel Last night, I gave Epiphany Recorder a spin on my iPhone. The application, which is free (for now) in the iTunes App Store , is at its core level a voice recorder. When you dig a little deeper, however, you’ll see a fairly unique feature in the way it records the past. Sorta. When you fire up Epiphany, it begins recording right away. That’s a similar function to the DVR in my home: While I’m watching the television, the DVR is recording up to an hour of content automatically. This enables the features to “go back in time”