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[https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Category:Meeting_Notes The 154th Meeting of Noisebridge]
 
[https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Category:Meeting_Notes The 154th Meeting of Noisebridge]
  
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Note-taker:[[User:ben]]
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Moderator: [[User:Zed]]
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=== Introduction and Names ===
 
=== Introduction and Names ===
* [[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 dues and donations. Our code of conduct is 'Be excellent to each other'."
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Names:
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* Zed
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* Chris
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* Shannen
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* Aestetix
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* James
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* Jean
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* John who is [not!] an alcoholic also his introduction was conjunctive and not two sentences
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* A wanderer & drifter - computers, programming & infrastructure
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* Miloh
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* Mike
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* Josh
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* Rachel - Apple products
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* Cynthia (question about spot; TAKE SPOT BY FORCE)
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* Kelly - Neuroscience
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* Ben
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* Alison - Librarian - NEW?
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* Franchesca - NEW
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* Jamil - NEW
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* Chris
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=== Introduction ===
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* [[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'."
 
* 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.
 
* 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.
* [[Consensus Process|A brief primer on consensus process]]: We agree and so should you! Only paid-up members can block consensus.
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* [[Consensus Process|A brief primer on consensus process]]: We agree and so should you! Only paid-up members can block consensus. (THIS IS ACTUALLY NOT OK, BUT BECOME A MEMBER AND TRY IT ON FOR SIZE. Become a part of the meta-community!)
  
 
=== Announcements ===
 
=== Announcements ===
  
=== Financial Report ===
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Lost in the hand-written mess of notes
Funds in bank: $FIXME -- ENTER AMOUNT
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=== Membership Binder ===
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===== Weekly =====
* Read off any names from the binder for the past month.
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* Anyone up for join this week should introduce themselves then leave the area in search of gifts (traditionally beer and a lime) for the rest of the group. The rest of the meeting should consense on whether they may join.
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=== What's Going On at Noisebridge ===
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Mondays:
''One '''short''' sentence about each of the following:''
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* Circuit Hacking Mondays: Mitch and Miloh.
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* [[iPhone OS developer weekly meetup]] 
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* Python class -- still ongoing according to reports.
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* Garbage Night (THIS IS REALLY FUN AND YOU SHOULD COME PARTICIPATE)
  
{{:Category:Events}}
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Tuesdays:
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* [[Django_Study_Group]]  on Tuesday
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* [[Linux_System_Administration_Study_Group]] on Tuesday
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* [[Cooking_Classes |Tastebridge cooking class]]
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* [[Probability]] class on Tuesdays
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Wednesday:
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* [[Linux_Discussion_Group]]
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* [[Unityversity |GameDevelopment]]
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* [[SCoW]] Sewing and Crafting
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* [[Machine_Learning]] – did not meet last week
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Thursday:
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* Noisebridge: In-Depth - 7pm: "Anarchism & Technology: An unbridgeable chasm". Aragorn! (aka Aragorn Bang
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Sundays:
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* Spacebridge is starting back up on Sundays
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* Knots, [[Go]], and [[Locks!]]
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* Go playing
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* 2nd Sunday of each month - BAHA @ 2pm
  
 
===== Non-weekly =====
 
===== Non-weekly =====
* [[Second Saturdays]] are Noisebridge hackathon:
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* [[Second Saturdays]] are Noisebridge buildout days.
a casual monthly event
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* 3rd Thursday of Month: [[Five Minutes of Fame]] -- 5Mof.net is still open, so you can submit talks and be famous for five minutes.
dedicated to working on the space or relevant projects and building
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* 2nd Sunday of Month [[Bay Area Hacker's Association]]
community. This is a great time to get feedback or help on any projects
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you have been considering that center around the space, culture, and
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infrastructure of Noisebridge.  You can also help with existing projects
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and find out ways to get involved.
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* [[Five Minutes of Fame]] every third Thursday.
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* Bay Area Hackers Association - (Second Sunday, 2PM)
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* KDE camp Party:  KDE camp is being held at the Hotel Kabuki SF from April 3-4, and having a party at Noisebridge on the evening of Monday the 3rd of April. [[user:miloh|Miloh]] is coordinating between them and Noisebridge as sponsor.
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=== Project Updates ===
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Note: Pwn Your Own is cancelled – person who organized it is in San Diego.
  
(Anyone doing interesting projects is welcome to chip in here.)
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Note: BASE is no longer on our checkin list, what happened to them?  Praveen knows about BASE, we should ask him.
  
* [[Schematics]]
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=== Financial Report ===
* [[Game Night]]
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* Funds in bank: $15,917.89
* [http://www.openamd.org OpenAMD] kickstarter
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* Rent has been paid.
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* We would like to keep 10k in savings
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* Working 5k expense buffer
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* Have 5k cushion, get 3-4k more
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=== Membership Binder ===
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* Zed notes there are currently zero 4 week old membership applications. (perceive inference this is not good, see meta-community above)
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=== What's Going On at Noisebridge ===
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=== Project Updates ===
  
 
=== Consensus items ===
 
=== Consensus items ===
  
*Noisebridge T-shirts -- [[apr_tshirt_order|proposal to order 50 or 100 or 200 T-shirts (before Maker Faire 2011)]] ? [[user:maltman23|Mitch]] -- Mitch will be out of town, but if we decide to order T-shirts, please, someone email Mitch and he will order them (maltman **at** hotmail **dot** com).
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Three, NO, ONE! T-Shirts. How many? 200. Stickers would be nice. Stickers are discussion item for 11.04.12 meeting #151
*''(Add any new items for consensus to the [[Current_Consensus_Items|Current Consensus Items]] page.)''
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=== Discussion Items ===
 
=== Discussion Items ===
*''(Add any new discussion items)''
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Stickers are discussion item for 11.04.12 meeting #151
  
 
=== End of Meeting ===
 
=== End of Meeting ===
* Put back the membership binder by the Shrine.
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* Save the meeting notes to the wiki.
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End of meeting: NOISEBRIDGE IS AWESOME.
* 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]]
 
[[Category:Meeting Notes]]

Latest revision as of 15:44, 30 August 2011

Contents

[edit] Agenda

The 154th Meeting of Noisebridge

Note-taker:User:ben

Moderator: User:Zed

[edit] Introduction and Names

Names:

  • Zed
  • Chris
  • Shannen
  • Aestetix
  • James
  • Jean
  • John who is [not!] an alcoholic also his introduction was conjunctive and not two sentences
  • A wanderer & drifter - computers, programming & infrastructure
  • Miloh
  • Mike
  • Josh
  • Rachel - Apple products
  • Cynthia (question about spot; TAKE SPOT BY FORCE)
  • Kelly - Neuroscience
  • Ben
  • Alison - Librarian - NEW?
  • Franchesca - NEW
  • Jamil - NEW
  • Chris

[edit] Introduction

  • 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'."
  • 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.
  • A brief primer on consensus process: We agree and so should you! Only paid-up members can block consensus. (THIS IS ACTUALLY NOT OK, BUT BECOME A MEMBER AND TRY IT ON FOR SIZE. Become a part of the meta-community!)

[edit] Announcements

Lost in the hand-written mess of notes

[edit] Weekly

Mondays:

  • Circuit Hacking Mondays: Mitch and Miloh.
  • iPhone OS developer weekly meetup
  • Python class -- still ongoing according to reports.
  • Garbage Night (THIS IS REALLY FUN AND YOU SHOULD COME PARTICIPATE)

Tuesdays:

Wednesday:

Thursday:

  • Noisebridge: In-Depth - 7pm: "Anarchism & Technology: An unbridgeable chasm". Aragorn! (aka Aragorn Bang

Sundays:

  • Spacebridge is starting back up on Sundays
  • Knots, Go, and Locks!
  • Go playing
  • 2nd Sunday of each month - BAHA @ 2pm
[edit] Non-weekly

Note: Pwn Your Own is cancelled – person who organized it is in San Diego.

Note: BASE is no longer on our checkin list, what happened to them? Praveen knows about BASE, we should ask him.

[edit] Financial Report

  • Funds in bank: $15,917.89
  • Rent has been paid.
  • We would like to keep 10k in savings
  • Working 5k expense buffer
  • Have 5k cushion, get 3-4k more

[edit] Membership Binder

  • Zed notes there are currently zero 4 week old membership applications. (perceive inference this is not good, see meta-community above)

[edit] What's Going On at Noisebridge

[edit] Project Updates

[edit] Consensus items

Three, NO, ONE! T-Shirts. How many? 200. Stickers would be nice. Stickers are discussion item for 11.04.12 meeting #151

[edit] Discussion Items

Stickers are discussion item for 11.04.12 meeting #151

[edit] End of Meeting

End of meeting: NOISEBRIDGE IS AWESOME.

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