This meetup, Embedded Ninja Shaun Meehan from Planet Labs presents "9 Days to Space" discussing the challenges of quick turn hardware and getting your design out the door in time to catch the next rocket into orbit!
Also, Eric Kolker from Technical Machine (makers of the Tessel) presents "From APIs to Electrons" and traces the path from the web to the physical world as they experienced in creating theTessel hardware. I've seen this talk and it's a great introduction to the complexities of plugging applications into the world around you.
We'll of course have more going on, more presentation,s and more food and beer and snacks than you can shake a stick at, so please come!
Time-permitting, if anyone else would like a chance to present or has something to share, please please let me know and we'll get you slotted in! We have a number