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== Agenda Items ==
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= Agenda Items =
 
* What Noisebridge is about.
 
* What Noisebridge is about.
 
* Regular Happenings
 
* Regular Happenings
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== Actual Notes ==
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= Meeting Notes =
  
Meeting start at 823pm 3/17/09  (NEXT TIME REMEMBER TO RUN A QUICK NAME INTRODUCTIONS ROUND)
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Meeting start at 823pm 3/17/09  (A few new faces are noticed, next meeting make sure to have a round of '''introductions''')
'''* What Noisebridge is about.'''
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'''* What Noisebridge is about.'''
 
Josh M. Facilitating  
 
Josh M. Facilitating  
 
R. Miloh A. Notetaking
 
R. Miloh A. Notetaking
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"our ethos is to be excellant" --Josh M.
 
"our ethos is to be excellant" --Josh M.
  
''' Regular Happenings '''
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=== ''' Regular Happenings ''' ===
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* Circuit Hacking Mondays (8PM, 83c)
 
* Circuit Hacking Mondays (8PM, 83c)
 
Josh introduces Circuit Hacking Mondays, led my Mitch A.
 
Josh introduces Circuit Hacking Mondays, led my Mitch A.
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Josh introduces, adds class will restart after first session
 
Josh introduces, adds class will restart after first session
 
Members can join at any time in this class process though!
 
Members can join at any time in this class process though!
* Machine Learning Wednesdays (8PM, 83c)'''
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* Machine Learning Wednesdays (8PM, 83c)
 
Josh introduces, this week ML lab continues with the extension of Perceptron
 
Josh introduces, this week ML lab continues with the extension of Perceptron
 
Perceptron in Lisp Python Mathematica and maybe ActionScript
 
Perceptron in Lisp Python Mathematica and maybe ActionScript
 
(insert Web page link:  http://)
 
(insert Web page link:  http://)
* Natural Language Corners'''
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* Natural Language Corners
 
Mandarin Corner  Molly introduces the mandarin culture corner at 5pm
 
Mandarin Corner  Molly introduces the mandarin culture corner at 5pm
 
German interest is still being generated
 
German interest is still being generated
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Hindi Toki Pona Latin Portuguese all mentioned! Make your own class
 
Hindi Toki Pona Latin Portuguese all mentioned! Make your own class
  
Thursday Class is brought up by Mike Kan, an open science class discussing engineering, design and rough science projects.
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* Thursday Class is brought up by Mike Kan, an open science class demonstrating and discussing engineering, design, and '''rough science''' projects.
  
Cyborg Class  on Sundays 11AM
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* Cyborg Class  on Sundays 11AM
 
Todd A.'s compass hat is brought up and described by Rachel.   
 
Todd A.'s compass hat is brought up and described by Rachel.   
 
Senses changed by adding extra senses and improving senses
 
Senses changed by adding extra senses and improving senses
 
wE were excitable --miloh
 
wE were excitable --miloh
  
Template for Meeting Notes  may be made up by rachel (? ask?)
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=== Template for Meeting Notes  may be made up by rachel (?ask? ''someone, please edit a link in here'')===
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=== There's a PA system here; are people interested in keeping it here as a loaner item?===
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Rachel -- Thinks it a '''fine idea'''.  We should check that it is a actual donation to Noisebridge.  No guarantees.  Although stuff
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"Opens door to a '''lending library of things'''"
  
'''* There's a PA system here; are people interested in keeping it here as a loaner item?'''
 
Rachel -- Thinks it a fine idea.  We should check that it is a actual donation to Noisebridge.  No guarantees.  Although stuff
 
"Opens door to a lending library of things"
 
 
Steen -- lots of things are useful for different folks, there is a fine line when things are taken out of the space, for any reason.
 
Steen -- lots of things are useful for different folks, there is a fine line when things are taken out of the space, for any reason.
Josh -- desire to keep the library as a purely REference Library
 
Christie -- 2 books are missing from the library
 
Micheal -- brought books back and borrowed them.. 
 
Josh -- Multiple copies are fine to remove borrow for temporary times, "its odd to have someone walk off with a shared resource"
 
Steen -- barcode/qcat isbn/ database would be fun to build
 
  
Mike K. -- the PA is large and shows a trend towards accepting many things that may push us or our use of the space out of it. 
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Josh -- desire to keep the library as a '''pure reference library'''
  
Steen -- ensure these things are true permanent donations
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Christie -- '''2 books''' are '''missing''' from the library
  
Rachel keeping on
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Micheal -- borrowed books back and brought them back...
  
steen -Wire spooler might need to go away
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Josh -- Multiple copies are fine to remove borrow for temporary times, "its odd to have someone walk off with a '''shared resource'''"
josh -- wire spooler has been useful on several occasions -- Cat5 runs
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Steen -- '''barcode/qcat''' isbn database would be fun to build
  
Steen -- Could put mail to the list for a lending library for smaller objects
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Mike K. -- the PA is large and shows a trend towards accepting many things that may push us or our use of the space out of it. 
or nonphysical objects and the logistics
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Lending Library to be dicussed on the following week  week
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Steen -- '''ensure''' these things are true '''permanent donations'''
  
NEED CONSENSUS DECISION ON LENDING JUST THE PA AND ENSURING ITS A PERMANENT DONATION
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Steen -- Wire spooler might need to go away
  
'''*Noisebridge Buttons'''
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Josh -- wire spooler has been useful on several occasions -- Cat5 runs
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Steen -- Could put '''mail to the list for a lending library''' for smaller objects
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or nonphysical objects and the logistics
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=== Resolutions regarding the PA and Lending Library ===
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Lending Library to be discussed on the following week
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A consensus decision on lending the donated PA (after ensuring it is a permanent donation) should be made next week.
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===Noisebridge Buttons===
 
Steen:  Trista has Noisebridge buttons from Etsy!  She is selling them for $1 a piece to support Noisebridge.  Find Steen to support Noisebridge by buying buttons.   
 
Steen:  Trista has Noisebridge buttons from Etsy!  She is selling them for $1 a piece to support Noisebridge.  Find Steen to support Noisebridge by buying buttons.   
  
'''* Consensus decision on going to Maker Faire as an official Noisebridge entity'''
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=== Consensus decision on going to Maker Faire as an official Noisebridge entity===
 
No opposition in the meeting to going to the maker faire
 
No opposition in the meeting to going to the maker faire
 
Rachel --
 
Rachel --
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3> the maker area will be used, some # of passes will be available
 
3> the maker area will be used, some # of passes will be available
 
4> 5 people swapped passes last year
 
4> 5 people swapped passes last year
5> NANA would appreciate RIDESHARE easy to get there from Train if you can walk a DISTANCE..   
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5> Nana would appreciate '''ridesharing to the Maker Faire''', as its only easy to get there from Caltrain if you can the distances in between easily..   
6> Miloh asks:  What do we want to TAKE there?  Personal Projects or Collaborations?    No problems voiced with any of these ideas of things to bring.   
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6> Miloh asks:  What do we want to take there?  Personal Projects or Collaborations?    No problems voiced with any of these ideas of things to bring.   
 
7> tables and chairs will be necessary.
 
7> tables and chairs will be necessary.
8> Consensus is Reiterated...  Maker FAIR CONSENSUS REACHED
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8> Consensus is Reiterated...  Maker FAIR CONSENSUS REACHED.
 
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'''* Upcoming events
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* Five Minutes of Fame'''
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JOSH announces 5OF is coming up this THURSDAY 3/19
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The Agenda link is live on the wiki, and on the discuss-list
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NANA -- desires MOnkey to be on the FOF this thurday, asks IS HE ON THE LIST? 
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JOSH - - WE should follow up on that...  Monkey is not on this list
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MIKE K. will have a table set up with projects
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NANA - Went to the Stacey's bookstore Funeral this week, still has her book of LOGARITHMS
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Christie has her mothers CRC
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Josh uses his a PRESS
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'''* read membership folder names'''
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=== Upcoming events===
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'''Five Minutes of Fame'''
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* Josh announces 5OF is coming up this THURSDAY 3/19
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* The Agenda link is live on the wiki, and on the discuss-list
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* Nana -- desires MOnkey to be on the FOF this thurday, asks IS HE ON THE LIST? 
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* '''Bold text'''Josh - - WE should follow up on that...  Monkey is not on this list
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* Mike K. will have a table set up with projects
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* Tangential Encounters follow:
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* Nana - Went to the Stacey's bookstore Funeral this week, still has her book of '''logarithms'''
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* Christie has her mothers '''CRC'''
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* Josh uses his '''aPRESS''' [sic]
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=== Read membership folder names===
 
Josh Introduces the Binder Process for Membership.
 
Josh Introduces the Binder Process for Membership.
  
 
People interested in becoming members can fill out a member sheet, (anonymous ok,) hang out, get members to sign off (2 members min.), and after attending 4 meetings can become Members..
 
People interested in becoming members can fill out a member sheet, (anonymous ok,) hang out, get members to sign off (2 members min.), and after attending 4 meetings can become Members..
  
Reading Member SLIPS from The Folder:
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Reading '''member pages''' from The Folder:
  
 
(NP'S are AFAIK from people speaking)
 
(NP'S are AFAIK from people speaking)
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Members UP
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'''Members UP'''
  
 
Theo  Was here on Friday nights
 
Theo  Was here on Friday nights
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Nana reserves that  members at Noisebridge should get more introductions to new folks
 
Nana reserves that  members at Noisebridge should get more introductions to new folks
  
SPECIFIC IDEAS NO ONE HAS ANY OBJECTION TO THE ADDITION OF THESE TWO MEMBERS SO CONSENSUS IS REACHED AND THEY ARE NOW MEMBERS <REJOICE>
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No one objects to the addition of the two prospective members, consensus is reached and they are now new members <REJOICE>
  
  
for the LASTTHIN MINTS NOMFY by ANDY
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for closure'''Thin Mints''' are presented to NOM NOM by Andy

Revision as of 10:02, 18 March 2009

Contents

Agenda Items

  • What Noisebridge is about.
  • Regular Happenings
    • Circuit Hacking Mondays (8PM, 83c)
    • Pyclass (Monday at 6:30PM, 83c)
    • Machine Learning Wednesdays (8PM, 83c)
    • Natural Language Corners
    • Sense Extension/Sensebridge/Cyborgism Group (Sundays)
  • There's a PA system here; are people interested in keeping it here as a loaner item?
  • Noisebridge Buttons
  • Consensus decision on going to Maker Faire as an official Noisebridge entity
  • Upcoming events
    • Five Minutes of Fame at 8pm this Thursday 3/17/09
  • read membership folder names
  • Thin Mints


Meeting Notes

Meeting start at 823pm 3/17/09 (A few new faces are noticed, next meeting make sure to have a round of introductions)

* What Noisebridge is about. Josh M. Facilitating R. Miloh A. Notetaking Noisebridge is about excellance.. The new visual aid is noted and wonder "our ethos is to be excellant" --Josh M.


Regular Happenings

  • Circuit Hacking Mondays (8PM, 83c)

Josh introduces Circuit Hacking Mondays, led my Mitch A.

  • Pyclass (Monday at 6:30PM, 83c)

Josh introduces, adds class will restart after first session Members can join at any time in this class process though!

  • Machine Learning Wednesdays (8PM, 83c)

Josh introduces, this week ML lab continues with the extension of Perceptron Perceptron in Lisp Python Mathematica and maybe ActionScript (insert Web page link: http://)

  • Natural Language Corners

Mandarin Corner Molly introduces the mandarin culture corner at 5pm German interest is still being generated Spanish interest is still being generated ASL is brought up as a possability by Molly Hindi Toki Pona Latin Portuguese all mentioned! Make your own class

  • Thursday Class is brought up by Mike Kan, an open science class demonstrating and discussing engineering, design, and rough science projects.
  • Cyborg Class on Sundays 11AM

Todd A.'s compass hat is brought up and described by Rachel. Senses changed by adding extra senses and improving senses wE were excitable --miloh

Template for Meeting Notes may be made up by rachel (?ask? someone, please edit a link in here)

There's a PA system here; are people interested in keeping it here as a loaner item?

Rachel -- Thinks it a fine idea. We should check that it is a actual donation to Noisebridge. No guarantees. Although stuff "Opens door to a lending library of things"

Steen -- lots of things are useful for different folks, there is a fine line when things are taken out of the space, for any reason.

Josh -- desire to keep the library as a pure reference library

Christie -- 2 books are missing from the library

Micheal -- borrowed books back and brought them back...

Josh -- Multiple copies are fine to remove borrow for temporary times, "its odd to have someone walk off with a shared resource"

Steen -- barcode/qcat isbn database would be fun to build

Mike K. -- the PA is large and shows a trend towards accepting many things that may push us or our use of the space out of it.

Steen -- ensure these things are true permanent donations

Steen -- Wire spooler might need to go away

Josh -- wire spooler has been useful on several occasions -- Cat5 runs

Steen -- Could put mail to the list for a lending library for smaller objects or nonphysical objects and the logistics

Resolutions regarding the PA and Lending Library

Lending Library to be discussed on the following week A consensus decision on lending the donated PA (after ensuring it is a permanent donation) should be made next week.

Noisebridge Buttons

Steen: Trista has Noisebridge buttons from Etsy! She is selling them for $1 a piece to support Noisebridge. Find Steen to support Noisebridge by buying buttons.

Consensus decision on going to Maker Faire as an official Noisebridge entity

No opposition in the meeting to going to the maker faire Rachel -- 1> by the end of the month have a proposal to submit 2> afaik there is no requirements for payment 3> the maker area will be used, some # of passes will be available 4> 5 people swapped passes last year 5> Nana would appreciate ridesharing to the Maker Faire, as its only easy to get there from Caltrain if you can the distances in between easily.. 6> Miloh asks: What do we want to take there? Personal Projects or Collaborations? No problems voiced with any of these ideas of things to bring. 7> tables and chairs will be necessary. 8> Consensus is Reiterated... Maker FAIR CONSENSUS REACHED.

Upcoming events

Five Minutes of Fame

  • Josh announces 5OF is coming up this THURSDAY 3/19
  • The Agenda link is live on the wiki, and on the discuss-list
  • Nana -- desires MOnkey to be on the FOF this thurday, asks IS HE ON THE LIST?
  • Bold textJosh - - WE should follow up on that... Monkey is not on this list
  • Mike K. will have a table set up with projects
  • Tangential Encounters follow:
  • Nana - Went to the Stacey's bookstore Funeral this week, still has her book of logarithms
  • Christie has her mothers CRC
  • Josh uses his aPRESS [sic]

Read membership folder names

Josh Introduces the Binder Process for Membership.

People interested in becoming members can fill out a member sheet, (anonymous ok,) hang out, get members to sign off (2 members min.), and after attending 4 meetings can become Members..

Reading member pages from The Folder:

(NP'S are AFAIK from people speaking) (Names are all [sic] from hearing them being read.) John waters Jonathan moore (Present) San Mehat (NP) Daniel Packer (NP) Ceren (Present) Jason Spense (NP) Ryan Carter (not present) Matthew Borgati (NP) Jean Rintoul (NP) G Carter StokEm' (NP) Larry Fisoli (NP) Eric Boyd (NP) Jessica Richmon (NP) David Kelso (NP) Marti(y)n Borgandi (NP) Crutcher Donovan Eron L [sic] Devon Shaun McAlly Ryan Snow Paul Boehm aka Enki(NP) Jeff Schmidt Present


Members UP

Theo Was here on Friday nights

Erin Josh notes she helped with his CharliePlexing Project.

Josh asks are there any objections?

Steen Nana Josh and others discuss.. ANY OBJECTIONS OR CONCERNS?

Interesting and have been present and they need to get to know them better.

Nana reserves that members at Noisebridge should get more introductions to new folks

No one objects to the addition of the two prospective members, consensus is reached and they are now new members <REJOICE>


for closure: Thin Mints are presented to NOM NOM by Andy

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