October 31 - November 2, 2014 Cedar Rapids Marriott
DreamCon High School and College Workshop
Program Books 1974 on
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Coming back in Fall 2014, ICON,
Iowa's longest-running science fiction and fantasy convention,
is returning to the Cedar Rapids Marriott on October 31 - November 2, 2014!
Guests we can announce so far
Hugo and Campbell winning author Elizabeth Bear
Fantasy author Scott Lynch
Artist Lar deSouza
Toastmaster Jim C. Hines
Yes, ICON has GAMING! More information on gaming will be coming in 2014
2DKits.com will be at ICON 39!
2DKits.com is a creation of Dale and Dwayne. Playing with simple electronic circuits (in this case, blinkies),
2DKits is their way to do heavy electronic geeking, allow other people to have fun at a reasonable cost,
they found it was unpleasantly expensive to create a handful of boards, as the price breaks don't kick in
until several hundred boards. And don't even get them started on the individual components...
and keep them from going broke in the process.
Currently Dale and Dwayne have several "blinkie" kits for sale. They are small boards running various PIC processors (16F688 and 12F683) to drive flashing patterns on various arrangements of LEDs, some with a push buttons, with communication via the RC-5 IR protocol. Without sounding too gushy, they are probably near the top in terms of expertise regarding these PICs. Well, that's what you get when you cross years of software engineering design experience, PICs, LEDs, and fun.
The original Convention from Mindbridge Foundation
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