Meeting Notes 2012 04 17

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= Instructions =
 
* '''Delete these instructions section before posting completed minutes.'''
 
* 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 212th Meeting of Noisebridge]
 
[https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Category:Meeting_Notes The 212th Meeting of Noisebridge]
  
Note-taker: FIXME YOUR NAME HERE
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Note-taker: [[User:Malaclyps]]
  
Moderator: FIXME THEIR NAME HERE
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Moderator: [[User:Flamsmark]]
 
   
 
   
 
== Introduction and Names ==
 
== Introduction and Names ==
  
* '''Invite a knowledgeable volunteer to explain''' [[Noisebridge_Vision|what Noisebridge is about]]:
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* John makes laser etchings!
<blockquote>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'."</blockquote>
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* Danny -- I'm typing this sentence.
* '''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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* Hype -- enjoy making labels, and loves NB
* 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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* Geoff -- from crashspace working on a project with safecast , the radiation monitoring group. NB rules.
* Round of introductions (remember, announcements come later):
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* Tim Pool -- working on a project decentralising the ability to share information!
** What's your name,  
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* Chris -- clustering and data science
** are you a member,
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* Carlos -- Perl hacker!
** what do you do, and
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* Rayc -- I'm building a changing station for the sewing area.
** if you are new: how did you hear about Noisebridge?
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* Nick -- looking for a roommate
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* Ramone -- work on Python, shellscripting
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* Kayla -- lockhacking
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* Monad --
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* Jeremy -- mechanical engineer, making an automated pizza truck
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* Kelly -- treasures, neurosciences
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* Nick -- building a machine to print 3D printers out of junk plastic
  
 
== Short Announcements ==
 
== Short Announcements ==
 
* Cool new projects? Something you'd like people to know? Say now, but keep it short!
 
* Cool new projects? Something you'd like people to know? Say now, but keep it short!
 
* Any happenings at the space of which members should be made aware.
 
* Any happenings at the space of which members should be made aware.
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Robert and Hype are doing a bunch of work in the
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dirty shop. Any help is appreciated.
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Kelly wants a reflow oven, and is going to buy one.
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Francisco says he can't make a meeting, but he's addressing the concerns about fruitflies.
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Nick is moving Lua to kernelmode.
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Kelly says that the new gate costs $60, Jesse is
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going to be reimbursed from general funds,
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because our landlord is reimbursing us.
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===archive.org aka the Internet Archive HDD enclosure donation===
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Noisebridge is potentially recieving a donation of usb 3.0 hdd enclosures, new in the box, from [http://archive.org| archive.org]
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I'll be storing these HDD enclosures on top of the dark room and the hackershelves area.  They will be available for a donation TBD (probably under $5 for a usb 3.0 SATA 3.5 inch enclosure with 12vdc swpsu and 12-5 usb3.0 supply!), the total donations recieved will be split equally between the 501c3's noisebridge.org and archive.org.
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[[User:Miloh|Miloh]] 01:06, 18 April 2012 (UTC)
  
 
== New or Stale Events ==
 
== New or Stale Events ==
* Is there anything new happening at the space?
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* Is there anything that has stopped happening at the space?
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We went through the events, and deleted stuff we thought wasn't happening.
* 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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== [[Membership Binder]] ==
 
== [[Membership Binder]] ==
* '''Invite a knowledgeable volunteer to describe''' [[membership]], and the application process.
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<blockquote>Being a member of Noisebridge is not like being a member of a gym or your local chess club. Anyone can come to Noisebridge to hack and learn: you don't need to be a member for that. At Noisebridge, membership is something different: it means taking responsibility and committing to help to maintain, improve, and govern Noisebridge. As a member of Noisebridge, you don't just come here to hack and learn, you actively work to improve what you see around you, help to deal with problems, and make this community better than it is today.</blockquote>
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No new members this week.
* Read off any names from the binder for the past month. Write a check on every open application.
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* Anyone eligible to join this week should
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** introduce themselves,
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** answer any questions members may have for them, then
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** leave the area in search of gifts (traditionally beer and a lime, or cookies) for the rest of the group.
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* The rest of the meeting should reach consensus on whether they may join.
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* Remember to applaud new members when they return.
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== Financial Report ==
 
== Financial Report ==
* Funds in bank:
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* Funds in bank: $20299.53. We're fine.
 
* 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):
 
**There are $2192 earmarked NoiseTor funds
 
**There are $2192 earmarked NoiseTor funds
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== 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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We took the temperature of Noisebridge.  People
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felt things were stable and pretty good these
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days, but the communities was a bit scattered
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and didn't always know all the cool things that
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go on --- people don't use nb-discuss to share
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stuff any more.
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Suggestions: a big party, a new mailing list,
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noisebridge university (which Jesse and Jake are
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working on), actually use the blog, a primary
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reduction party.
  
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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Kelly agrees to set up noisebridgefuckyeah.tumblr.com
  
 
== End of Meeting ==
 
== End of Meeting ==

Latest revision as of 21:16, 17 April 2012

Contents

[edit] Agenda

The 212th Meeting of Noisebridge

Note-taker: User:Malaclyps

Moderator: User:Flamsmark

[edit] Introduction and Names

  • John makes laser etchings!
  • Danny -- I'm typing this sentence.
  • Hype -- enjoy making labels, and loves NB
  • Geoff -- from crashspace working on a project with safecast , the radiation monitoring group. NB rules.
  • Tim Pool -- working on a project decentralising the ability to share information!
  • Chris -- clustering and data science
  • Carlos -- Perl hacker!
  • Rayc -- I'm building a changing station for the sewing area.
  • Nick -- looking for a roommate
  • Ramone -- work on Python, shellscripting
  • Kayla -- lockhacking
  • Monad --
  • Jeremy -- mechanical engineer, making an automated pizza truck
  • Kelly -- treasures, neurosciences
  • Nick -- building a machine to print 3D printers out of junk plastic

[edit] Short Announcements

  • Cool new projects? Something you'd like people to know? Say now, but keep it short!
  • Any happenings at the space of which members should be made aware.

Robert and Hype are doing a bunch of work in the dirty shop. Any help is appreciated.

Kelly wants a reflow oven, and is going to buy one.

Francisco says he can't make a meeting, but he's addressing the concerns about fruitflies.

Nick is moving Lua to kernelmode.

Kelly says that the new gate costs $60, Jesse is going to be reimbursed from general funds, because our landlord is reimbursing us.

[edit] archive.org aka the Internet Archive HDD enclosure donation

Noisebridge is potentially recieving a donation of usb 3.0 hdd enclosures, new in the box, from archive.org

I'll be storing these HDD enclosures on top of the dark room and the hackershelves area. They will be available for a donation TBD (probably under $5 for a usb 3.0 SATA 3.5 inch enclosure with 12vdc swpsu and 12-5 usb3.0 supply!), the total donations recieved will be split equally between the 501c3's noisebridge.org and archive.org. Miloh 01:06, 18 April 2012 (UTC)

[edit] New or Stale Events

We went through the events, and deleted stuff we thought wasn't happening.

[edit] Membership Binder

No new members this week.

[edit] Financial Report

  • Funds in bank: $20299.53. We're fine.
  • Noisetor (See the bulletpoints at the bottom of http://noisetor.net/finances/#summary):
    • There are $2192 earmarked NoiseTor funds
    • Colo service has been paid through May 7, 2012
    • There are enough funds to pay for an additional 2 months of colo
    • This information was updated at Tue Apr 17 17:00:05 2012

[edit] Consensus items

You may wish to invite a knowledgeable volunteer to repeat a brief primer on the consensus process.

[edit] Proposals from last week

(Add any items which pass or are blocked to the Consensus Items History page.)

[edit] Proposals for next week

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

[edit] Discussion Items

We took the temperature of Noisebridge. People felt things were stable and pretty good these days, but the communities was a bit scattered and didn't always know all the cool things that go on --- people don't use nb-discuss to share stuff any more.

Suggestions: a big party, a new mailing list, noisebridge university (which Jesse and Jake are working on), actually use the blog, a primary reduction party.

Kelly agrees to set up noisebridgefuckyeah.tumblr.com

[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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