Meeting Notes 2011 04 05

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[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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