[kwlug-disc] OT: [About KWLUG] Invitation: Cooking for Geeks / Waterloo / Wednesday / 6pm

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Sun Sep 19 00:15:00 EDT 2010


Ya just gotta love this list.

For thread hijacking follow ons, I'm waiting for:
- methods of defeating the self-locking door
   - cracker / privacy / DRM methods and issues surrounding the 
cracking of the door.
- debate about times vs. topping levels.

With appropriate warnings of course:
- just like, don't go shopping when you're hungry
- measure your hunger level and estimated time required to defeat the 
door lock, before starting. Perhaps add extra toppings as buffer.

Bob Jonkman wrote, On 09/19/2010 12:00 AM:
> Last Monday, the bulk of the KWLUG after-meeting at Zeke's was spent 
> exchanging recipes.  At our end of the table, anyway.  I suspect this is 
> a welcome announcement for many of the members on this list.
> 
> I heard Jeff Potter on the Science Friday podcast a few weeks ago: 
> http://www.sciencefriday.com/program/archives/201008062  Fascinating 
> stuff.  Did you know that the self-cleaning cycle on an oven heats it to 
> about 550C, which can cook a pizza in about 45 seconds?  But you have to 
> destroy the door locking mechanism to get the pizza out.
> 
> On 10-09-18 07:41 PM, Paul Nijjar wrote:
>> Richard and I could not decide whether this webform submission was too
>> spammy for the list or not. It's definitely borderline, in my opinion,
>> and I could have easily gone the other way.
>>
>> I guess I am forwarding it because it is the kind of item I might
>> include at the bottom of a kwlug-announce post on request -- a local
>> event intended for our demographic. But maybe that is a lousy
>> criterion.
>>
>> ----- Forwarded message from paul at cookingforgeeks.com -----
>>
>> Subject: [About KWLUG] Invitation: Cooking for Geeks / Waterloo / 
>> Wednesday /
>>     6pm
>> From: paul at cookingforgeeks.com
>> Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2010 17:40:04 -0400
>>
>> Paul Schreiber sent a message using the contact form at
>> http://kwlug.org/contact.
>>
>> Please extend this invitation to all KWLUG members:
>>
>> Jeff Potter (a Mac user) is the author of O’Reilly’s Cooking for
>> Geeks:
>>     http://www.cookingforgeeks.com/
>>
>>     I LOVE this book. It’s inspiring, invigorating, and damned fun to 
>> spend
>> time
>>     inside the mind of ‘big picture’ cooking. I’m Hungry!
>>     —Adam Savage, co-host of Discovery Channel's MythBusters
>>
>>     Cooking for Geeks, a new cookbook by Jeff Potter, is probably the
>>     best science-meets-the-kitchen book to come out. Ever.
>>     —Roxanne Webber, Chow.com reviewer
>>
>> He’s on a DIY book tour:
>>     http://www.cookingforgeeks.com/blog/posts/diy-book-tour-september-schedule/ 
>>
>>
>> He will be in Waterloo next Wednesday, September 22, at 6pm.
>>
>>     Math and Computer building (MC) Room 4045
>>     University of Waterloo
>>     200 University Avenue West
>>     Waterloo ON N2L 3G1
>>
>> Please come, and bring friends! Bring coworkers! Bring your mom!
>>
>> If you know of any foodie/tech/geek/science organizations, clubs or 
>> mailing
>> lists, please invite them.



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