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[DPRG] TGIMBOEJ for DIY Roboticists Launched by robots.net

Subject: [DPRG] TGIMBOEJ for DIY Roboticists Launched by robots.net
From: Jeff Koenig koenig.jeff at gmail.com
Date: Sun Nov 23 08:43:34 CST 2008

What a great idea!   I think the site's down right now, though.

I look forward to following its migration.

-Jeff

On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 3:07 PM, R. Steven Rainwater <srainwater at ncc.com> wrote:
> Robots.net launched a TGIMBOEJ yesterday aimed at robot builders. The
> first stop is Cedar Falls, Iowa. Here's the story on the launch:
>
>  http://robots.net/article/2695.html
>
>
> If anyone wants to get on list as a recipient, add your name to the
> TGIMBOEJ wiki request page and make sure to add a note by your name
> saying you're interested in receiving "robots.net-box1".
>
>  http://tgimboej.org/Box_Requests
>
> If you have no idea what a TGIMBOEJ is, it stands for The Great Internet
> Migratory Box Of Electronics Junk. A TGIMBOEJ is basically a progressive
> lending library of electronic parts. The box arrives at your address,
> you take some parts out that you want, thrown in some parts from your
> own junk box that someone else might find useful, then you take photos
> and write about the event online before shipping the box off to another
> recipient. Ideally, the TGIMBOEJ arrives at a new address every two
> weeks. There are a dozen or so TGIMBOEJs floating around the world
> already but ours is the first one aimed primarily at robot builders.
>
>
> -Steve
>
>
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