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=== The 139th Meeting of Noisebridge ===
 
=== The 139th Meeting of Noisebridge ===
 
*Noisebridge [https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Category:Meeting_Notes meeting notes archive].  
 
*Noisebridge [https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Category:Meeting_Notes meeting notes archive].  
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==Crew ==
 
==Crew ==
  
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Presiding: President Jof
  
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Notating: Notator Seth
  
 
== Agenda ==
 
== Agenda ==
  
=== Introduction and Names ===
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===Introduction===
* [[Noisebridge_Vision|What Noisebridge is about]]: "Noisebridge is a 501c3 nonprofit that provides a space for creation, collaboration, and learning about technology and creative projects. Noisebridge provides space, power tools, and infrastructure to help the public learn new skills and create cool things. Noisebridge continues to exist through and depends entirely on membership fees and donations. Our code of conduct is 'Be excellent to each other'."
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* Round of introductions: What's your name, what do you do, and if you are new, how did you hear about Noisebridge? Start with the moderator and go left.
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* [[Consensus Process|A brief primer on consensus process]]: We agree and so should you!
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=== Announcements ===
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Hi!
  
====New Weekly things happening at Noisebridge====
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===Meeting business===
In addition to the ones already listed on the meetings form page:
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* Ruby Tuesdays is now happening
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We dispensed with most process.  This general meeting intends to discuss Jof's proposed consensus item for the elections.
* Carl or Alex is teaching Unity to people who show up on Wednesdays
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* Pwn Your Own Wireless security class went better then expected and is expected to be a good lead into Januaries wiretapping class (of which it should be made more vocal that '''noisebridge's open wireless network is not a secure network''')
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* Friday Night Shop Class meets Friday nights at Midnight, with the current project of building a CNC machine.
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====Payment of dues or donations to keep Noisebridge operating====
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The board has designated [[Member Meeting 2010|January 18 as the annual membership meeting for election of directors and other business]].
  
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====Consensus item====
  
=== Financial Report ===
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On Jan. 18 we will elect a new board.  Nominations open today.  Members in good standing may nominate anyone to be on the board.  You must be a member to nominate but you don't Closing Dec. 23.  We will then publicize the list of nominated parties.
  
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We can then consider whom to elect.
  
====Donations====
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On Jan. 18, which is designated as our annual member meeting, we will collect and tally ballots.  If you can't attend, you can vote by proxy, allowing any other member to be your proxy.
We keep records of cash donations at Noisebridge.
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For money collected from the drinks bin on the fridge:
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Your ballot can be a ranked list of 0 or more nominated persons.  It can be cast in person on Jan. 18, or can be sent cryptographically signed to Jof before then but after the close of nominations.
https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Beverage_Bin_Record
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For money collected from the donation bins at the front of Noisebridge:
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https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Donation_Bin_Record
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For money collected from the spiral coin wells:
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https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Coin_Bin_Record
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=== Membership Binder ===
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Votes then tallied according to Condorcet method. All votes for a person not properly nominated are to be discarded.
* Read off any names from the binder for the past month.
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* Anyone up for join this week should introduce them selves then leave the area in search of gifts for the rest of the group.
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=== What's Going On at Noisebridge ===
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Those who are nominated are asked to be present at the Jen. 18 meeting so that we can have our annual meeting at that time.
''One '''short''' sentence about each of the following:''
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===== Weekly =====
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Q. Provisions for accepting or declining nominations?
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The following events are listed with day of week, time the session starts, and location.
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For locations at Noisebridge, see a map of the [[2169_map|2169]] location of Noisebridge.
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* [[Circuit_Hacking_Mondays|Circuit Hacking Mondays]] (Monday, 7PM,  E Lab)
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Q. Will we verify with the nominee that they accept it?
* [[iPhone OS developer weekly meetup]]  -- (Monday, 6PM, A. Church) Meetups are becoming increasingly well attended, interested Noisebridge folks are encouraged to sign up at http://meetup.com/iphonedevsf , as that is where any important announcements and discussions take place. Contact [[User:Nickthedude | Nickthedude]] with any questions. * [[Pyclass]] - Mondays (Monday, 7PM, A. Turing)
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* [[Cooking_Classes |Tastebridge cooking class]] - (Tuesday, ~5PM, NoiseKitchen)
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* [[Probability]] (Tuesdays, 7.30pm, A. Church)
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* [[Unityversity |GameDevelopment]] - (Wednesday, 7PM, E Lab/Main Hall]]
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* [[Cultured_Drinks_Brewing_Program |Tastebridge culturing]] - (Wednesday, ~6PM, NoiseKitchen)
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* [[SCoW]] craft group - (Wednesday, 7PM, SCoW area)
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* [[Machine_Learning]] - (Wednesday, 7:30PM, A. Church)
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* Linux System administration certification study group - (Wednesday, 6PM, A. Turing)
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* [[Spacebridge]] - (Sundays, Main Hall)
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* Knots, [[Go]], and [[Locks!]] - (Sunday afternoon, Main Hall)
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===== Non-weekly =====
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A. No.
* [[Five Minutes of Fame]]
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* [[Pwn Your Own]] - (1st Saturday 4PM).
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* Bay Area Hackers Association - (Second Sunday, 2PM)
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=== Project Updates ===
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Q. But we can't force people to be on the board.
  
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Q. How do we nominate?
  
=== Consensus items ===
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A. Edit the nominees wiki page.  Say who nominated them when you do nominate them.  For nominations, please log in if you have a Noisebridge wiki  account.
  
=== Discussion Items ===
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Q. Can you nominate people by other means?
  
* [[User:Jof|jof]] to present his plan for our upcoming board election.
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A. Yes.  E.g. by telegram if you can find someone to send the telegram (Western Union no longer does).  Please remember to say STOP at the end of the sentence, use 5-bit Baudot code, and find someone with an appropriate telegram messenger's hat to deliver your telegram.
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This item is up for consensus next week.
  
 
== End of Meeting ==
 
== End of Meeting ==
== End of Meeting ==
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* [[PGP|PGP Key Signing]] actually happened!
* [[PGP|PGP Key Signing]] could happen now, check the [[PGP|list]] to see who wants in on the action.
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* Some people may have enjoyed a cocktail with their fellow hacker or robot.
* Put back the membership binder by the Shrine at the northeast corner.
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* Save the meeting notes to the wiki.
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* Send a copy of the meeting notes to the discussion list.
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* Copy the [[Meeting Notes Template]] for next week's agenda and update the main wiki page's link to it.
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* Enjoy a cocktail with your fellow hacker or robot.
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[[Category: Meeting Notes]]
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Latest revision as of 23:18, 14 December 2010

Contents

[edit] The 139th Meeting of Noisebridge

[edit] Crew

Presiding: President Jof

Notating: Notator Seth

[edit] Agenda

[edit] Introduction

Hi!

[edit] Meeting business

We dispensed with most process. This general meeting intends to discuss Jof's proposed consensus item for the elections.

The board has designated January 18 as the annual membership meeting for election of directors and other business.

[edit] Consensus item

On Jan. 18 we will elect a new board. Nominations open today. Members in good standing may nominate anyone to be on the board. You must be a member to nominate but you don't Closing Dec. 23. We will then publicize the list of nominated parties.

We can then consider whom to elect.

On Jan. 18, which is designated as our annual member meeting, we will collect and tally ballots. If you can't attend, you can vote by proxy, allowing any other member to be your proxy.

Your ballot can be a ranked list of 0 or more nominated persons. It can be cast in person on Jan. 18, or can be sent cryptographically signed to Jof before then but after the close of nominations.

Votes then tallied according to Condorcet method. All votes for a person not properly nominated are to be discarded.

Those who are nominated are asked to be present at the Jen. 18 meeting so that we can have our annual meeting at that time.

Q. Provisions for accepting or declining nominations?

Q. Will we verify with the nominee that they accept it?

A. No.

Q. But we can't force people to be on the board.

Q. How do we nominate?

A. Edit the nominees wiki page. Say who nominated them when you do nominate them. For nominations, please log in if you have a Noisebridge wiki account.

Q. Can you nominate people by other means?

A. Yes. E.g. by telegram if you can find someone to send the telegram (Western Union no longer does). Please remember to say STOP at the end of the sentence, use 5-bit Baudot code, and find someone with an appropriate telegram messenger's hat to deliver your telegram.

This item is up for consensus next week.

[edit] End of Meeting

  • PGP Key Signing actually happened!
  • Some people may have enjoyed a cocktail with their fellow hacker or robot.
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