Meeting Notes 2010 03 09
Moderator: Jason Dusek
- New WiFi access point
- Albert introduces himself
- Henrik is visiting from Denmark
- Touring hackerspaces and would like to interview people
Introduction and Names
- A collaborative environment to work on projects
- "Noisebridge is a machine for turning Alcohol into flamewars"
- Not present.
- Remember to pay your dues!
- "Is anyone owned money?"
- Jason thinks we do not
Amount in bank: $???
Very brief primer on Noisebridge consensus process
- Zedd has the binder. Up for membership:
- Glen Jarvis is here and up for membership
- Been coming to noisebridge for a while. Didn't understand the membership process -- sorry. Been coming to Monday night circuit hacking evenings. Would like to be coming more and sharing the space more.
- Zedd Epstein is up for membership
- "I'm Zedd, I build stuff."
- Christopher L. is up for membership
- Joined on with Spacebridge. Had been doing balloon launches for the photos. Got involved in the first launch and things noisebridge is awesome.
- Chris L. is up for membership
- Wants to sew. Been dropping in since it started. Like to sew, solder, and lights. Going to bring some color!
- Wants to make diffraction gratings in the darkroom
- Glen Jarvis is here and up for membership
- Zedd, Glen, Christopher, and Chris go for beer...
- Discussion about each member up for memebership. Concerns and praise are voiced.
- Chris L. is now a member of Noisebridge
- Christopher L. is now a member of Noisebridge
- Glen Jarvis is now a member of Noisebridge
- Zedd Epstein is now a member of Noisebridge
What's Going On at Noisebridge
One short sentence about each of the following:
- Circuit Hacking Mondays (7PM, 2169)
- People are building things. Lots of new faces. It's awesome.
- Python Mondays (6:30 PM, 2169)
- It's been happening reliably. People meet. Python happens.
- Linux Discussion Group - Wednesdays from 18:00 to 20:00 in the Turing classroom
- SCoW craft group - Wednesdays at 7PM
- "Sewing and Crafting on Wednesdays" 'or'..
- "Sewing, Crafting, or Whatever"
- GameDevelopment - Wednesdays at 8PM, back from Berlin and 2010 class is in session
- Shop Friday still plans to come back when the shop is done.
- Sensebridge and the EEG group - Sundays at afternoonish (1-2ish) - come to try brain scanning
- Sensebridge is hacking shit to give you additional senses. The EEG group is hacking EEG. They have a 10-channel EEG that they are trying to convert to digital.
- Spacebridge - Sundays at 5PM planning meeting this Sunday to decide
- The Noisebridge space program. They are going to launch again and plan for it to go higher and freeze less. More pretty graphs.
- Knots, Go, and Locks! - Sundays 3PM
- People that hang around on Sunday. Some people tie knots, some play Go, and some people play with locks. Sometimes at the same time.
- Five Minutes of Fame
- 5 minute talks. Still slots open. If you're interested in talking, submit a talk.
- Welcome To Our Kitchen Come celebrate Pi day this Sunday with the opening of our newly completed kitchen!
- Ani, Rubin, Miloh, and Jeffrey are putting this together. Going to be making pizza and sudo pop. Starting at 3:14 PM local time. $5 donation to cover costs.
- The new kitchen is AWESOME!
- Videos of PyCon talks Saturday, March 27, 10:00 to 22:00
- PyCon was far away. For those that couldn't go, let's hang out and watch the videos of the proceedings. The turtles talk is incredible.
- Nearing completion.
- We have hot water!
- Zedd: "Hot water fucking works!"
- Library/dead tree: books in the new bookshelves are wanted by someone. if you want books that are in the boxes or on the old bookshelves, move them to the new bookshelves.
- New bookshelves are by Penisland.
- Old bookshelves are metal and by the elevator room
- Rats are still around. What should we do?
- In the basement, there are three huge windows with metal grates. Rats have chewed through the metal.
- We probably have a bionic rat variety
- As construction continues, we'll fill more and more holes in the infrastructure. Hopefully this will help to reduce the influx of Rattus norvegicus.
- Rats are running in packs. Run for your lives.
- Jof for President of Noisebridge
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