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The 120th Meeting of Noisebridge
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The 122nd Meeting of Noisebridge
  
 
== Crew ==
 
== Crew ==
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     What's Noisebridge? Hacking. Shit. Community. Hackers. Hack things. Formal organization. Community.
 
     What's Noisebridge? Hacking. Shit. Community. Hackers. Hack things. Formal organization. Community.
 
 
     Where did Shannon's facial hair go?
 
     Where did Shannon's facial hair go?
 
 
     Oakland. Looted.
 
     Oakland. Looted.
  
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     - Jeff planning to catch up on duties in next $interval, but not going for reelection.
 
     - Jeff planning to catch up on duties in next $interval, but not going for reelection.
 
   - Nominations for treasurer? Rubin! Volunteers: talk to Andy.
 
   - Nominations for treasurer? Rubin! Volunteers: talk to Andy.
   - Noisebridge federal reserve: noted. Proposal -- ozzie: trunk show fundraiser. Rubin: Club Mate. Half-bottle on ebay.
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   - Noisebridge federal reserve: noted. Proposal -- Azi: trunk show fundraiser. Rubin: Club Mate. Half-bottle on ebay.
 
     - Post to noisebridge-discuss! Be inflammatory!
 
     - Post to noisebridge-discuss! Be inflammatory!
  
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* Calling the cops and Noisebridge participants.
 
* Calling the cops and Noisebridge participants.
 
   - Noisebridge has no official policies. However, we do enjoy drama.
 
   - Noisebridge has no official policies. However, we do enjoy drama.
     - Summary:  
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     - Summary: *take other people's perception of excellence into account before we call the cops.*
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      - But you totally can if you want. But don't be a dick. But I mean, you know, it's... if you're really sure it's necessary
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        - If someone's setting something on fire
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          - Depends on what?
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    - Don't be a dick.
  
 
=== Financial Report ===
 
=== Financial Report ===
Funds in bank:
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Funds in bank: ~$6000
  
 
There is no active treasurer. We don't really know who's a paid-up member, whether members are being reminded, etc. Someone should step up and do this.
 
There is no active treasurer. We don't really know who's a paid-up member, whether members are being reminded, etc. Someone should step up and do this.
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===== Weekly =====
 
===== Weekly =====
* [[Circuit_Hacking_Mondays|Circuit Hacking Mondays]] (7PM, 2169)
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* [[Circuit_Hacking_Mondays|Circuit Hacking Mondays]] (7PM, 2169) - awesome
* Tuesday general meeeting  
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* Tuesday general meeeting - woot!
* I/phone development discussions (please link and add in time here)
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* I/phone development discussions (please link and add in time here) - we would like someone from this group to come
* BACE working group on Monday evenings http://timebank.sfbace.org/
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* BACE working group on Monday evenings http://timebank.sfbace.org/ - conceptual money
* [[PythonMondays | Python Mondays]] (6:30 PM, 2169)  
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* [[PythonMondays | Python Mondays]] (6:30 PM, 2169) - Happening??? Matt's interested.
* Linux system administration certification study group 3 PM to 6 PM (turing)  (what day?)
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  - Pydude is busy right now. If you want to come here on Mondays, go for it.
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* Linux system administration certification study group 3 PM to 6 PM (turing)  (Monday/Friday)
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  - Yup, weekly.
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  - Red Hat certification book. Going through different items. Boxes installed in the rack. Mondays, Fridays.
 
* Linux discussion group 6 PM to 8 PM (turing)  (day?)
 
* Linux discussion group 6 PM to 8 PM (turing)  (day?)
 
* Machine Learning (please link and add in time here)
 
* Machine Learning (please link and add in time here)
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  - We doing this these days? Mailing list: ml@
 
* Tastebridge (Taste bridge usually meets for planning following the Tuesday meeting)
 
* Tastebridge (Taste bridge usually meets for planning following the Tuesday meeting)
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  - Cooking classes before meetings on Tuesdays! ~4 or 5pm
 
* [[SCoW]] craft group - Wednesdays at 7PM
 
* [[SCoW]] craft group - Wednesdays at 7PM
 
* [[GameDevelopment]] - Wednesdays at 8PM, back from Berlin(? please edit) and 2010 class is in session
 
* [[GameDevelopment]] - Wednesdays at 8PM, back from Berlin(? please edit) and 2010 class is in session
 
* [[Programming_for_Poets]] Gentle introduction to Processing; most Thursdays at 8 if !(Currently on Hiatus)  
 
* [[Programming_for_Poets]] Gentle introduction to Processing; most Thursdays at 8 if !(Currently on Hiatus)  
 
* [[Sensebridge]] and the EEG group - Sundays at afternoonish (1-2ish) - come to try brain scanning
 
* [[Sensebridge]] and the EEG group - Sundays at afternoonish (1-2ish) - come to try brain scanning
* [[Spacebridge]] - Sundays at 5PM planning meeting this Sunday to decide
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* [[Spacebridge]] - Sundays at 5PM
 
* Knots, [[Go]], and [[Locks!]] - Sundays 3PM
 
* Knots, [[Go]], and [[Locks!]] - Sundays 3PM
 
* D&D Sundays:  A group has been holding campaigns in Church on Sundays for the last month at least.
 
* D&D Sundays:  A group has been holding campaigns in Church on Sundays for the last month at least.
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  - Would like someone to show up at the meeting.
  
 
Other groups  
 
Other groups  
  
Android Development
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Android Development - More mailing list chatter => robot army revolution!
  
Darkroom
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Darkroom - last bits of construction! Duct work, sink => plumbing. Expected date: a lot sooner than the last time we said it was soon.
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* Also, we have a C41 machine. Develops color film! whoaaaa
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* Things you find in bottles in the dark room should not be disturbed. No mercury.
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* mailing list: exists
  
 
ZergBridge!
 
ZergBridge!
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* SC2!!!!!!! Saturday: ~5pm til ???
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* We would like somebody from this group to figure out wtf
  
 
===== Non-weekly =====
 
===== Non-weekly =====
* [[Five Minutes of Fame]]
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* [[5ive Minutes of Fame]]
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  * Email Aestetix a title. Next Thursday! Make a fool of yourself! Still accepting talks.
  
 
Trying to find a time:  
 
Trying to find a time:  
 
*Bay Area Hacker's Association monthly or fortnightly meetings.
 
*Bay Area Hacker's Association monthly or fortnightly meetings.
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  - Baha: gonna do cool stuff with camoflage. Surveillance techniques and stuff. Second Thursdays!
  
 
=== Project Updates ===
 
=== Project Updates ===
  
Your mother was a build out.
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*Your mother was a build out.*
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* Things happening! Recent post in publicly archived list re: shit we need done
  
 
=== Consensus items ===
 
=== Consensus items ===

Latest revision as of 13:45, 30 November 2010

The 122nd Meeting of Noisebridge

Contents

[edit] Crew

Get someone to grab the membership binder now. Get someone to take notes.

  • Moderator:
  • Note-Taker:

Notes:

balls.

Welcome! Kelly == moderator. Note-taker == mrdomino (whoo!) == notes-virgin.
   What's Noisebridge? Hacking. Shit. Community. Hackers. Hack things. Formal organization. Community.
   Where did Shannon's facial hair go?
   Oakland. Looted.

New people == coddled.

Quote of the day: "Someone told me to come to 2169", "Are you sure they meant mission street?"

Welcome to 2169

  • What noisebridge is about
 - We are excelent
  • Who's here?
 - Do the names, it's important.
  • Tres. report
 - Where the fuck is Jeffrey?
 - A: Mexico
 - We have no idea how much money we have. We believe that Jeffrey is in hiding. Cash flow negative or positive -- who knows?! No danger of losing our space, but we could become in danger of losing our space. Money is not going to the Camen Islands. Membership autopayment: [1]. Currently we have $6000 (< $15000). Check your autopayments! Paypal are wankers.
   - Jeff planning to catch up on duties in next $interval, but not going for reelection.
 - Nominations for treasurer? Rubin! Volunteers: talk to Andy.
 - Noisebridge federal reserve: noted. Proposal -- Azi: trunk show fundraiser. Rubin: Club Mate. Half-bottle on ebay.
   - Post to noisebridge-discuss! Be inflammatory!
  • membership binder
 - Done. No members. :(

[edit] Agenda

[edit] Introduction and Names

[edit] Announcements

  • Calling the cops and Noisebridge participants.
 - Noisebridge has no official policies. However, we do enjoy drama.
   - Summary: *take other people's perception of excellence into account before we call the cops.*
     - But you totally can if you want. But don't be a dick. But I mean, you know, it's... if you're really sure it's necessary
       - If someone's setting something on fire
         - Depends on what?
   - Don't be a dick.

[edit] Financial Report

Funds in bank: ~$6000

There is no active treasurer. We don't really know who's a paid-up member, whether members are being reminded, etc. Someone should step up and do this.

[edit] Membership Binder

  • Clean up binder pages, remove pages of any approved members into the records binder.
  • Read off any names from the binder for the past month. (edit this step to include current checkmark system)
  • Anyone up for join this week should introduce themselves then leave while the present group comes to a Consensus about their membership.

[edit] What's Going On at Noisebridge

One short sentence about each of the following: (Ideally delivered by the *moderator*)

[edit] Weekly
  • Circuit Hacking Mondays (7PM, 2169) - awesome
  • Tuesday general meeeting - woot!
  • I/phone development discussions (please link and add in time here) - we would like someone from this group to come
  • BACE working group on Monday evenings http://timebank.sfbace.org/ - conceptual money
  • Python Mondays (6:30 PM, 2169) - Happening??? Matt's interested.
 - Pydude is busy right now. If you want to come here on Mondays, go for it.
  • Linux system administration certification study group 3 PM to 6 PM (turing) (Monday/Friday)
 - Yup, weekly.
 - Red Hat certification book. Going through different items. Boxes installed in the rack. Mondays, Fridays.
  • Linux discussion group 6 PM to 8 PM (turing) (day?)
  • Machine Learning (please link and add in time here)
 - We doing this these days? Mailing list: ml@
  • Tastebridge (Taste bridge usually meets for planning following the Tuesday meeting)
 - Cooking classes before meetings on Tuesdays! ~4 or 5pm
  • SCoW craft group - Wednesdays at 7PM
  • GameDevelopment - Wednesdays at 8PM, back from Berlin(? please edit) and 2010 class is in session
  • Programming_for_Poets Gentle introduction to Processing; most Thursdays at 8 if !(Currently on Hiatus)
  • Sensebridge and the EEG group - Sundays at afternoonish (1-2ish) - come to try brain scanning
  • Spacebridge - Sundays at 5PM
  • Knots, Go, and Locks! - Sundays 3PM
  • D&D Sundays: A group has been holding campaigns in Church on Sundays for the last month at least.
 - Would like someone to show up at the meeting.

Other groups

Android Development - More mailing list chatter => robot army revolution!

Darkroom - last bits of construction! Duct work, sink => plumbing. Expected date: a lot sooner than the last time we said it was soon.

  • Also, we have a C41 machine. Develops color film! whoaaaa
  • Things you find in bottles in the dark room should not be disturbed. No mercury.
  • mailing list: exists

ZergBridge!

  • SC2!!!!!!! Saturday: ~5pm til ???
  • We would like somebody from this group to figure out wtf
[edit] Non-weekly
 * Email Aestetix a title. Next Thursday! Make a fool of yourself! Still accepting talks.

Trying to find a time:

  • Bay Area Hacker's Association monthly or fortnightly meetings.
 - Baha: gonna do cool stuff with camoflage. Surveillance techniques and stuff. Second Thursdays!

[edit] Project Updates

  • Your mother was a build out.*
  • Things happening! Recent post in publicly archived list re: shit we need done

[edit] Consensus items

None

[edit] Discussion Items

[edit] End of Meeting

  • PGP Key Signing could happen now, check the list to see who wants in on the action.
  • Put back the membership binder.
  • Save the meeting notes to the wiki.
  • Send a copy of the meeting notes to the discussion list.
  • Copy the Meeting Notes Template for next week's agenda and update the main wiki page's link to it.
  • Enjoy a cocktail with your fellow hacker or robot.
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