When: 7pm - 9pm, Wed. 9th February (Doors open 6.45pm.)
Where: Spinning Planet, Level 5, 93 Rangitikei Street. PN.
Cost: $2 charge to cover venue costs and coffee
7pm - 7:15pm
Chairman: Brynn Neilson (from Spinning Planet)
Introduce guests and match people needing help with experts.
Session 1: Make mountains in Blender from height maps
7:15pm - 7:45pm
Speaker: John Flower
Blender is a 3d modelling app that can be used to create terrain. John will show how he has used Blender to create mountains from free height maps. He has created a tutorial on this, which you can view here.
7:45 - 8pm
Coffee Break & Helpdesk
8pm - 8:20pm
People needing help can get together with experts to get answers. Otherwise grab a cuppa and spin yarns :)
Session 2: Asterisk PBX
8:25pm - 8:55pm
Speaker: Brynn Neilson
Brynn will demonstrate how Spinning Planet is using a $300 Asterisk PBX appliance for their office phone system and also how he has linked his cellphone to it so all his outgoing calls go through the office PBX.
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