Engineering Society of Detroit 20700 Civic Center Dr., Suite 450 Southfield, MI. [masked]degrees 29' 7" N & 83degrees 14' 29" W Enter from rear parking lot. For more information about the group see the 'about' tab. The SEMCO web site is at www.semco.org
Topic 1 1:30 P.M. Holiday Gifts: Richard Tapaninen of the "Micro Center" computer store will discuss, "What's Hot for the Holidays:" A review of current technology offerings and an explanation of how they work.
Topic 2: 3:45 P.M. GPS and GPS navigation: Tom Callow will discuss how car GPS receivers work and how their integrated navigation software and map data provide the directions that permit users to get from one place to another.
Related, smaller, SIG discussion groups:
SIG-Advice: Nov. 8 (Thurs): 5:30 p.m.: At the Madison Heights Library located at 240 West 13 Mile Rd. one block West of John R. The parking lot entrance is off Brush St. The lot and entrance to the library is located in the back of the library.. Topic: General discussion.
SIG-Linux: Nov. 27 (Tues) 6:45 p.m.: Motor City Free Geek, 1511 Javis St., Ferndale, MI 48220. Suite #10. The building is on the Northwest corner of Wanda and Jarvis - The first traffic light south of 9 Mile, on Wanda. Topic: TBD.
SIG-Programming: Oct. 17 (Sat) 2:00 PM: Contact Richard Jackson [masked]) for further information. Topic: "Algorithms."