Colony Meeting from the 2007th year of the 5th Month of the 4th Day. Ever. (5.4.07) (Cue music)

  • Updates
    • Robots
      • 3 More have chargeboards that work
        • Need to be wired # Have charge contacts
          • Hopefully no more nasty shorts
    • Wireless
      • Xbee library from computer works on robots now
        • Record time of porting
          • Sends packets of different types
          • Changes PANs
          • Basically everything you need to do on an Xbee
          • Robot to robot works
        • Higher level stuff next -> token ring
      • Static ID vs Dynamic ID
        • Need 1:1 mapping eventually # Not immediate issue, but will need to be pondered about
    • Scheduler
      • Robots can recover from death
        • Robot that died resets itself and can rejoin the token ring
        • IDs in charging station don't update on death
    • Charging
      • Batttery check in scheduler
        • 5 minute test without pressing buttons to charge
    • Colonet
      • Server logs what connects to it + Requesting from robots assuming that they're not talking (doesn't work) + Requires Java something (1.5-1.6)?
    • Battery Levels
      • A couple plots + Enough to get a good threshhold
    • Batteries
      • Ordered the wrong one + Right ones one the way
  • MoM
    • Comments in by Sunday 6pm
    • Austin and Brad will make their MoM Presentation this weekend
      • Practice runs at Monday meeting
    • Dinner
      • After MoM + Meet at the club 6:45pm + You will be getting an email about eating preferences
  • This Week
    • Comment code, clean it up, document
    • Clean up repository this week
    • Interior Wiki Page for code
      • Document your stuff + Also put personal stuff somewhere
    • Exterior Wiki Page
      • Update it with the big things + You are telling the world, make it nice
    • Repository cleanup
      • One clean version, put other stuff in old directory + Do not make new old directories like Felix
    • Clean up shelves o The final demo
      • Ones that charge and ones that don't + Watch your email
  • Joke
    • Ducans diagram
      • lol flux capacitor