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= Instructions =
 
 
* Pick a moderator and a note-taker.
 
* Optionally: pick a membership-binder-wrangler; otherwise the moderator can take care of it.
 
 
== Note-taker ==
 
* Open a text editor to take notes on the major points of the meeting, using this page at the template.
 
* Project the draft meeting notes and agenda in real time throughout the meeting.
 
* Edit the [[Current_Consensus_Items|Current Consensus Items]] if anything is proposed for consensus next week.
 
* Edit the [[Consensus_Items_History|Consensus Items History]] if anything was reached consensus or failed to reach consensus this week.
 
* Post the meeting notes to this page, and email out a summary with a link.
 
* Tell treasurer@noisebridge.net and secretary@noisebridge.net if there are new members.
 
 
== Moderator==
 
* Understand the structure of Noisebridge [[consensus|decision-making]]
 
* Make sure everyone gets a chance to speak.
 
* Speak only minimally yourself.
 
* Keep the meeting moving, and avoid getting bogged down.
 
* Identify discussion items, arrange times limits for talking about each item.
 
* Identify and summarize consensus, suggest things that need to be done.
 
* '''Get the [[membership binder]] and ensure that it is returned safely.'''
 
 
== Participants ==
 
* Say your name before you talk.
 
* Remain on-topic, and speak as concisely as possible.
 
* Assist the note-taker with any links or corrections that are needed.
 
* Remain respectful of other participants, their time, and the consensus and moderation process.
 
 
 
= Agenda =
 
= Agenda =
  
 
[https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Category:Meeting_Notes The XXXth Meeting of Noisebridge]
 
[https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Category:Meeting_Notes The XXXth Meeting of Noisebridge]
  
Note-taker: FIXME YOUR NAME HERE
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Note-taker: [[Snail]]
  
Moderator: FIXME THEIR NAME HERE
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Moderator: [[malaclyps]]
 
   
 
   
 
== Introduction and Names ==
 
== Introduction and Names ==
  
* '''Invite a knowledgeable volunteer to explain''' [[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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The meeting was attended by unicorns, lots and lots of unicorns, and some small badgers wearing bowler hats.
* '''Invite a knowledgeable volunteer to give '''[[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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* Introduce any new or unusual moderation techniques that you may be using during the meeting like: direct responses, limited speaking time, orderless stack, &c.
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* Danny, has been traveling a LOT. DANNY DON'T LEAVE US AGAIN.
* Round of introductions (remember, announcements come later):
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* i am snail
** What's your name,  
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* Kevin, biolinguistics
** are you a member,
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* Alan, IT security and mushroom DNA sequencing
** what do you do, and
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* Cobolt
** if you are new: how did you hear about Noisebridge?
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* Leif, doesn't like microphones but loves python
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* Arturo
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* Isis, both are pretty awesome people
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* Judy, forensics, eh?
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* Setient, wants to be a member
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* Matt, open-sourced software
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* Jessie, visiting! interviewing in SF
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* Kelly, OH TREASURER OUR TREASURER, can talk loudly
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* Carlos, awesome stuff
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* Nick, just got a job!!! yay
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* Eli, artwork, play music
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* Mischel
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* Krista, plays music, tech support, Texas
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* Sean, IT network security, looking for collaboration on projects
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* Mike, technowanderererer, not a quartermaster or stockbroker
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* Rob 2.0, uhh
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* Rayc
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* Lily
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* Aaron, hacks fabulous things
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And all the tech security people did a dance.
  
 
== Short Announcements ==
 
== Short Announcements ==
  
* Cool new projects? Something you'd like people to know? Say now, but keep it short!
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dasodjfweraw;fjsdfoijewa
* Any happenings at the space of which members should be made aware.
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Discussion Items Upcoming:
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* Kitchen
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* Prodigal Children of Noisebridge
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Short Announcements:
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* MUSHROOMS in the chamber of not-secrets! They glow in the dark!! We also have a ton of oyster mushroom spawn. Mushroom RAVE.
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* We hooked up the old EEG medical amp to an arduino, and Kelly has these numbers! Ask her if you want to see these numbers, too. She's going to have a lot of fun with this and show everybody. Long-term goal: Put on the cap, plug it in, and get a signal at the end which can be used as a control for stuff.
  
 
== New or Stale Events ==
 
== New or Stale Events ==
  
* Is there anything new happening at the space?
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* Tonight: Grey hat hackers meetup!
* Is there anything that has stopped happening at the space?
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* Hacker Campout in August: Cheap Tickets until May; some hacker thing or somthin
* If this is the first meeting of the month, review all the [[Category:Events | events at the space]] and try to weed out stale events.
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* Vegan Food Hacking tonight! It's over!
  
 
== [[Membership Binder]] ==
 
== [[Membership Binder]] ==
* '''Invite a knowledgeable volunteer to describe''' the [[membership]] application process.
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* Read off any names from the binder for the past month. Write a check on every open application.
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* Sean
* Anyone eligible to join this week should
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* Blake
** introduce themselves,
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* Daniel
** answer any questions members may have for them, then
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* Harold
** leave the area in search of gifts (traditionally beer and a lime, or cookies) for the rest of the group.
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* Carlos!
* The rest of the meeting should reach consensus on whether they may join.
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* Setient
* Remember to applaud new members when they return.
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* Carlos is up for membership this week!
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* Leif asks him how he would solve all the problems with CAs or something. I stopped paying attention because of a daydream about tsunamis, sorry. Shit, I missed like two other questions.
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* He knows Java is not JavaScript. Also, the problem with PHP is not the language but the people who write the language.
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* He is not a rockstar.
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[discussion]
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* Perl hacking is retro.
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* IT IS THE DECISION OF CONSENSO, though Consenso may currently be offline it is omnipotent and present, THAT CARLOS IS A MEMBER OF NOISEBRIDGE.
  
 
== Financial Report ==
 
== Financial Report ==
* Funds in bank:
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* Setting up a payment gateway is a huge buttfucking hassle, and sales people for the payment gateway are supposed to contact Kelly and are not doing this timely. She may decide to push for the payment gateway that is the least hassle. More details of payment gateways on the [[Treasury]] page.
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* Funds in bank: $19,566.33.
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* Noisetor (See the bulletpoints at the bottom of http://noisetor.net/finances/#summary):
 
* Noisetor (See the bulletpoints at the bottom of http://noisetor.net/finances/#summary):
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** There are $2851.23 earmarked NoiseTor funds
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** Colo service has been paid through Apr 7, 2012
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** There are enough funds to pay for an additional 3 months of colo
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** This information was updated at Tue Mar 27 00:30:02 2012
  
 
== Consensus items ==
 
== Consensus items ==
You may wish to '''invite a knowledgeable volunteer to repeat '''[[Consensus Process|a brief primer on the consensus process]].
 
  
=== Proposals from last week ===
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* The treasurer is permitted to spend the money required to accept payments with anything other than PayPal, incorporating an initial startup fee not to exceed $400, followed by a monthly fee not to exceed $100.
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* THIS ITEM MEETS THE APPROVAL OF CONSENSO.
  
''(Add any items which pass or are blocked to the [[Consensus Items History]] page.)''
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DELAYED:
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* Fiscal sponsorship of the ZINE. No ZINE peoples is here this week to talk about it. ZiP.
  
 
=== Proposals for next week ===
 
=== Proposals for next week ===
  
''(Add any new items for consensus to the [[Current Consensus Items]] page.)''
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* None.
  
 
== Discussion Items ==
 
== Discussion Items ==
  
If an item of discussion drags on too long, further discussion may be postponed until after the meeting ends.
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Zine folks will not be present but a short description of fiscal sponsorship is on /zine
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malaclyps: THE NOISEBRIDGE COURT OF DRAMA IS NOW IN SESSION.
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* {dramatic reading of Zak's letter} [drama details redacted from notes] Mediation will occur between parties.
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* Kitchens.
  
During discussion, it is not necessary to write down exact what each person says. Record the topics of discussion, and any items of consensus or controversy here. Detailed descriptions of the conversation should go on the discuss page for this meeting.
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* Rob 2.0 is here. He still needs to go through mediation before he's supposed to be here outside of meetings.
  
 
== End of Meeting ==
 
== End of Meeting ==

Latest revision as of 12:00, 28 March 2012

Contents

[edit] Agenda

The XXXth Meeting of Noisebridge

Note-taker: Snail

Moderator: malaclyps

[edit] Introduction and Names

The meeting was attended by unicorns, lots and lots of unicorns, and some small badgers wearing bowler hats.

  • Danny, has been traveling a LOT. DANNY DON'T LEAVE US AGAIN.
  • i am snail
  • Kevin, biolinguistics
  • Alan, IT security and mushroom DNA sequencing
  • Cobolt
  • Leif, doesn't like microphones but loves python
  • Arturo
  • Isis, both are pretty awesome people
  • Judy, forensics, eh?
  • Setient, wants to be a member
  • Matt, open-sourced software
  • Jessie, visiting! interviewing in SF
  • Kelly, OH TREASURER OUR TREASURER, can talk loudly
  • Carlos, awesome stuff
  • Nick, just got a job!!! yay
  • Eli, artwork, play music
  • Mischel
  • Krista, plays music, tech support, Texas
  • Sean, IT network security, looking for collaboration on projects
  • Mike, technowanderererer, not a quartermaster or stockbroker
  • Rob 2.0, uhh
  • Rayc
  • Lily
  • Aaron, hacks fabulous things

And all the tech security people did a dance.

[edit] Short Announcements

dasodjfweraw;fjsdfoijewa

Discussion Items Upcoming:

  • Kitchen
  • Prodigal Children of Noisebridge

Short Announcements:

  • MUSHROOMS in the chamber of not-secrets! They glow in the dark!! We also have a ton of oyster mushroom spawn. Mushroom RAVE.
  • We hooked up the old EEG medical amp to an arduino, and Kelly has these numbers! Ask her if you want to see these numbers, too. She's going to have a lot of fun with this and show everybody. Long-term goal: Put on the cap, plug it in, and get a signal at the end which can be used as a control for stuff.

[edit] New or Stale Events

  • Tonight: Grey hat hackers meetup!
  • Hacker Campout in August: Cheap Tickets until May; some hacker thing or somthin
  • Vegan Food Hacking tonight! It's over!

[edit] Membership Binder

  • Sean
  • Blake
  • Daniel
  • Harold
  • Carlos!
  • Setient
  • Carlos is up for membership this week!
  • Leif asks him how he would solve all the problems with CAs or something. I stopped paying attention because of a daydream about tsunamis, sorry. Shit, I missed like two other questions.
  • He knows Java is not JavaScript. Also, the problem with PHP is not the language but the people who write the language.
  • He is not a rockstar.

[discussion]

  • Perl hacking is retro.
  • IT IS THE DECISION OF CONSENSO, though Consenso may currently be offline it is omnipotent and present, THAT CARLOS IS A MEMBER OF NOISEBRIDGE.

[edit] Financial Report

  • Setting up a payment gateway is a huge buttfucking hassle, and sales people for the payment gateway are supposed to contact Kelly and are not doing this timely. She may decide to push for the payment gateway that is the least hassle. More details of payment gateways on the Treasury page.
  • Funds in bank: $19,566.33.
  • Noisetor (See the bulletpoints at the bottom of http://noisetor.net/finances/#summary):
    • There are $2851.23 earmarked NoiseTor funds
    • Colo service has been paid through Apr 7, 2012
    • There are enough funds to pay for an additional 3 months of colo
    • This information was updated at Tue Mar 27 00:30:02 2012

[edit] Consensus items

  • The treasurer is permitted to spend the money required to accept payments with anything other than PayPal, incorporating an initial startup fee not to exceed $400, followed by a monthly fee not to exceed $100.
  • THIS ITEM MEETS THE APPROVAL OF CONSENSO.

DELAYED:

  • Fiscal sponsorship of the ZINE. No ZINE peoples is here this week to talk about it. ZiP.

[edit] Proposals for next week

  • None.

[edit] Discussion Items

Zine folks will not be present but a short description of fiscal sponsorship is on /zine

malaclyps: THE NOISEBRIDGE COURT OF DRAMA IS NOW IN SESSION.

  • {dramatic reading of Zak's letter} [drama details redacted from notes] Mediation will occur between parties.
  • Kitchens.
  • Rob 2.0 is here. He still needs to go through mediation before he's supposed to be here outside of meetings.

[edit] End of Meeting

  • PGP Key Signing could happen now, check the list to see who wants in on the action.
  • Return the membership binder to it's rightful location.
  • Clean and tidy the meeting notes, then save them to the wiki.
  • Send a summary of the meeting notes to the discussion list.
  • Enjoy the company of your fellow hacker or robot.
  • Discuss any items for which there was not time during the meeting.
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