Meeting Notes 2009 09 22

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Agenda Items


Introduction and Names

What Noisebridge is about

Treasurer's Report

Very brief primer on Noisebridge consensus process

What's Going On at Noisebridge

One short sentence about each of the following:

Project Updates

  • Moving is done!
  • Electrical at 2169
  • Internets at 2169

Scattered reports of intermittent problems with wireless access, mostly due to users tunneling traffic out for privacy reasons and not the APs. thinks that the DSL circuit is stable now, and what should be the last of the AP problems should be ironed out now.

  • Access control at 2169

The maglocks have been delivered and we know how to hook them up, but a part needs to be fabricated to install them due to a defect in the door frame downstairs. Talk to Shannon if you have a minute. Maglocks are in the DJ booth.

RFID card order cancelled pending the maglock problem being solved, and as a side effect this buys time to get images printed on the RFID cards. A limited number of key fob tokens are available now.

  • SCADA at 2169

Need help unjacking the laptops we'll be using. Contact Dr. Jesus.

The crackhead tester machine is over on the shelf and can be installed downstairs as soon as the maglock controller is installed.

  • The mountain of 83c at 2169

Consensus items

Noisebridge patches

Discussion Items

  • Can we shorten the membership binder reading? Right now it's tedious and annoying because we have a huge number of people in there who aren't around and who we don't expect to be around. I have some ideas for this. -nils
  • Arse Elektronika workshop would like to reserve one of the small rooms on Sunday October 4 from 12 noon to 10PM (probably less). We already OK'd Arse Elektronika workshops generally, this item is just about reserving one of the small rooms for it.
  • pre-proposal for two dead-tree libraries, a la share and hack shelves: one dead-tree library contains books that have core information (e.g. TCP-IP illustrated, books on essential technologies...) and that we care for--read at noisebridge but do not take away, do not mark or otherwise alter; the other dead-tree library is "hackable"--take 'em home, bring 'em back or not, rip out pages, anything goes. the core library ought to be fairly small, most magazines and books should belong to the "hackable" library. i have two interests: one is i like being able to depend on information (and tools) being in place; the other is that i have a large set of books that i believe contains a few really useful books, and i've promised the people who gave them to me that i'd make a best effort to see that the valuable ones have a home for public access, and what better place than the noisebridge library.

jim stockford ( ).

  • Corporate sponsorship of events at Noisebridge -- do people have issues with this concept? (This would be events at Noisebridge that a company would sponsor. Not an event that a company would like to host at Noisebridge).
  • Board elections soon?
  • Fundraiser at Cellspace AND/OR NoiseBridge Block Party!! w00t

The Big Rumble Party - SF sponsoring block parties all over the city on Oct 17 -- application must be submitted by SEPTEMBER 23rd (tomorrow)

Pirate Cat Radio secured a grant, can't use it -- all we need to do is tell the city we're taking it over -- change the block specification -- get approval from neighbors -- show up at the public approval hearing first week of October. --Nthmost 20:52, 22 September 2009 (PDT)

  • Human Search Engine -- Jake
  • SF0 Journey to the end of the night

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