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Moderator: Danny
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=== Introduction and Names ===
 
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=== Announcements ===
 
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* BAHA - will be hosting Dan Kaminsky for a talk about something or other.  Stay tuned for your opportunity to hear this talk.
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* BayCon - Noisebridge is the official charity beneficiary for BayCon, a 2000-attendee science fiction convention that happens in Santa Clara every year.  We need some things to donate for the charity auction and could use at least one volunteer and maybe two to help us staff our Noisebridge booth there.  We have less space at BayCon than we do at our Maker Faire booth.  Dr. Jesus is coordinating our participation in BayCon, so please talk to him.
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Q. What items should we donate for the charity auction?
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A. Hilarious and/or shiny ones.
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Q. Like items on the hack shelf?
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A. More hilarious and shiny than those, if possible.
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Q. When?
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A. May 27-30.
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Q. Maybe Dan Kaminsky could donate something? Like a signed item?
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A. People at BayCon may not know who Dan Kaminsky is.
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A. Or they might!
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OpenAMD is doing RFID tracking of attendees at CCC. Talk to aestetix or visit openamd.org.
  
 
=== Financial Report ===
 
=== Financial Report ===
Funds in bank:  
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Funds in bank: $1,000 in corporate donations have come in recently!  They will get deposited.  We don't have a treasurer's report on our specific bank balance.  We might have somewhere over $13,000 or more after paying rent. Pay your dues.
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If possible, set up a regular recurring donation.
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Q. Can we donate Bitcoins to Noisebridge?
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A. ????
  
 
=== Membership Binder ===
 
=== Membership Binder ===

Revision as of 20:42, 26 April 2011

Contents

Agenda

The 158th Meeting of Noisebridge

Note-taker: Seth

Moderator: Danny

Introduction and Names

  • 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.

Announcements

  • BAHA - will be hosting Dan Kaminsky for a talk about something or other. Stay tuned for your opportunity to hear this talk.
  • BayCon - Noisebridge is the official charity beneficiary for BayCon, a 2000-attendee science fiction convention that happens in Santa Clara every year. We need some things to donate for the charity auction and could use at least one volunteer and maybe two to help us staff our Noisebridge booth there. We have less space at BayCon than we do at our Maker Faire booth. Dr. Jesus is coordinating our participation in BayCon, so please talk to him.

Q. What items should we donate for the charity auction? A. Hilarious and/or shiny ones. Q. Like items on the hack shelf? A. More hilarious and shiny than those, if possible. Q. When? A. May 27-30. Q. Maybe Dan Kaminsky could donate something? Like a signed item? A. People at BayCon may not know who Dan Kaminsky is. A. Or they might!

OpenAMD is doing RFID tracking of attendees at CCC. Talk to aestetix or visit openamd.org.

Financial Report

Funds in bank: $1,000 in corporate donations have come in recently! They will get deposited. We don't have a treasurer's report on our specific bank balance. We might have somewhere over $13,000 or more after paying rent. Pay your dues.

If possible, set up a regular recurring donation.

Q. Can we donate Bitcoins to Noisebridge? A. ????

Membership Binder

  • Read off any names from the binder for the past month.
  • 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.

What's Going On at Noisebridge

One short sentence about each of the following:

This is the active list of events from the main page:


Upcoming Events edit

Please see the current postings at our Announce list and especially our Discuss list for events that are in the active process of being formed and may not yet have made it here.

  • Thursday, April 17, 20:00: 5moF, April 5moF - Sex & Drugs - Monthly hacker show and tell. Also listed under Recurring Events below.
  • Saturday, April 19, 12:00: Noise Hack, Learn to build, wire, or code a noisemaking thingie! Beginners welcome. Doors open 11:30am. Keynote speaker and demos at 12pm. Instructor-led workshops run until 6pm. Organizer cordially welcomes event participants to bring and/or donate pizza and beer for NoiseHack!
  • Sunday, April 20, 12:00: Godwafflenoisepancakes, An afternoon of noise music and vegan pancakes (monthly Saturday event starting in May)


Recurring Events edit

Please refrain from deleting others' classes without first getting agreement.
You may do this by using a valid Discuss list email address, or else by going anonymous if you really must.

Mondays

  • 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Circuit Hacking Mondays  
    - Learn to solder! And make cool things with electronics. Mitch, Rolf, Miloh, Cedric, and others will bring kits-for-purchase to make cool, hackable things for all skill levels that you can bring home after you make them! Many sessions even designed for absolute beginners! Bring your own projects to hack! Bring things to fix! All ages. All are welcome! See the Discuss list and the Announce list for weekly updates.
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Collaborative Coding - All levels and languages welcome for open, friendly coding session. Bring tutorials, projects, or just yourself.
  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Front-end Web Development - Learn HTML/CSS/JS. We're covering the basics and then going in-depth on different topics every week. Recap of last week's material starts at 7:30 pm. Join the WebDev list or check our Discuss list for updates.
  • Take Out the Trash Night -- Round One Be sure to put bins out by midnight as the trash truck comes between 1:30 to 2:30am.

Tuesdays

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Advanced Python Slaying the web with Python 2.7 & 3.3. Instructed by Liz and Kellan in Turing.
  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Ruby and Rails class - Seminar and workshop for learning everything about Ruby, Rails, and web application development (Church classroom). See the Announce list for weekly updates.
  • 7:00 pm Noisebridge Weekly Meeting - Introducing new people and events to the space, general discussion, and decision-making on key issues. This is your space, folks. Come on out here in person to express what you think about what's going on with it!

Wednesdays

  • 11:00 am - 01:00pm DATA in Turing; understanding and using data
  • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm BACE Timebank (1st Wednesdays every odd month) - Help organize community mutual aid by trading in equal time credits. To find out more and join go to sfbace.org.
  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PyClass - Intro to Python in Church Classroom.
  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Dream Team Neuro Hackery - EEG research & development project with general interest in sleep, dreaming, creative intelligence, and many loosely related topics such as: neurophysiology, signal processing, cognitive neuroscience, and (especially) hacking code and devices for data acquisition and analysis. Join us at the CollaborationStation (near the Hackatorium). Expect general discussion around 8 PM - usually moving along by 9 PM to focus on more technical aspects of current project.

Thursdays

  • Trash Night -- Round Two - Take out the trash for Friday morning! Do it before midnight as truck comes 1:30-2:30am.
  • 6:00 pm-8:00 pm Collaborative Coding - All levels and languages welcome for an open, friendly coding session. Bring tutorials, projects, or just yourself. Started on 2013-12-16, but new participants always welcome here!
  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm 3D Thursday Weekly meetup (non-3rd-thursdays) at Noisebridge focusing on 3D Printers, CNC machines, FabLabs, and replicating machines of all kinds.
  • 8:00 pm Front-end Web Development Lab - Understand by doing! A recap of Monday's lecture in workshop form - and a good time for one-on-one help with the material. Lab updates posted on the Discuss list and the Announce list.
  • 8:00 pm Five Minutes of Fame a.k.a. 5MoF - lightning 5min talks every 3rd Thursday of the month

Fridays

Saturdays

  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Godwafflenoisepancakes An afternoon of noise music and vegan pancakes held in the Hackatorium on the first Saturday of the month, starting in May.
  • 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Modular and Analog Synth Workshop NEXT WORKSHOP TBA Learn the basics of analog synthesis on a modular synth with Douglas. we will meet in the church.

Sundays


Non-weekly

a casual monthly event dedicated to working on the space or relevant projects and building community. This is a great time to get feedback or help on any projects you have been considering that center around the space, culture, and infrastructure of Noisebridge. You can also help with existing projects and find out ways to get involved.

Project Updates

(Anyone doing interesting projects is welcome to chip in here.)

Consensus items

(Add any new items for consensus to the Current Consensus Items page.)

Discussion Items

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 by the Shrine.
  • 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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