Salon minutes, Jan. 14th, 2012

This salon met at Think Coffee on Mercer Street in Manhattan, from 10:30 to 2:30 on Saturday January 14th. The timing worked out well – by arriving that early we were able to secure the big long table that can comfortably seat eight or more. Most people had arrived by 11:00. There were six of [...]

Salon minutes, March 7th, 2009

We had another ‘scripting salon’ yesterday, at ReBar in DUMBO. The space worked out really well: lots of room, decent coffee and tea, and a smooth transition to beer around 5:30 pm. There were three minor issues: 1) Very poor selection of baked goods at Retreat — it’s like a bad deli in an undesirable [...]

Scripting Salon #5

In attendance: Mark, Caleb, Frank, and yours truly. Also a lot of left-over baklava, ginger cookies, and a stained tea cozy. Topics:

Mathematica. Frank has been exporting meshes from Mathematica to Rhino, turning them into point clouds, and going from there. Another link worth checking out: Wolfram’s bestiary. Personally I find this connection from the [...]

Scripting Salon #4: notes

We met at Doma, a coffee shop in the West Village. Very pretty place, crowded but manageable (secured a table fairly easily), but alas it provided no wireless connection and there were no neighboring open networks! So I think we will push for Brooklyn next time.

In attendance: Adam, Che-wei, Marc, and myself.

Discussion was [...]

Scripting Salon #2

Well, the notion of a ‘salon’-style get-together got a second chance today and seemed to work relatively well. I’ve dumped some notes about it below. The venue was Think Coffee, a fairly good if overly-NYU-student-populated spot. If we had arrived an hour or two earlier I think we might have grabbed an entire table for [...]