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[https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Category:Meeting_Notes The 220th Meeting of Noisebridge]
 
[https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Category:Meeting_Notes The 220th Meeting of Noisebridge]
  
Note-taker: FIXME YOUR NAME HERE
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Note-taker: mischief
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Moderator: Kelly
  
Moderator: FIXME THEIR NAME HERE
 
 
 
== Introduction and Names ==
 
== Introduction and Names ==
  
* '''Invite a knowledgeable volunteer to explain''' [[Noisebridge_Vision|what Noisebridge is about]]:
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* kelly
<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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* tom
* '''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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* mischief
* 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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* leif got a rpi
* Round of introductions (remember, announcements come later):
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* snail has a shells
** What's your name,
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* carl
** are you a member,
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* morgan
** what do you do, and
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* miloh says move on
** if you are new: how did you hear about Noisebridge?
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* eric
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* al
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* isis
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* alisa
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* jake making a radiation detector
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* jon neurostuff
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* corey makes robots
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* nike the technowanderer
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* sean has arrived!
  
 
== Short Announcements ==
 
== 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.
 
  
== New or Stale Events ==
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– KinkForAllSanFrancisco2 happening this Saturday.
* Is there anything new happening at the space?
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* kink4all - happening saturday 10am-5pm about the interesection of sexuality and life
* Is there anything that has stopped happening at the space?
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* linux101 - on the wiki
* 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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Blake Griffith is up for membership but is not present.
<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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* Read off any names from the binder for the past month. Write a check on every open application.
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tom wants to block adam from being a member
* Anyone eligible to join this week should
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tom also wants to block zephyr from being a member.
** 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: 15458.57
 
* 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):
  
 
== Consensus items ==
 
== Consensus items ==
You may wish to '''invite a knowledgeable volunteer to repeat '''[[Consensus Process|a brief primer on the consensus process]].
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give cpa power of attorney for our tax affairs? - nobody objects.
  
 
=== Proposals from last week ===
 
=== Proposals from last week ===
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== Discussion Items ==
  
''(Add any items which pass or are blocked to the [[Consensus Items History]] page.)''
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* eric says we are out of t-shirts. suggestions are to contact mitch, or someone should buy them and get reimbursed.
  
=== Proposals for next week ===
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* some people are concerned about proping open the door for non-event purposes
  
''(Add any new items for consensus to the [[Current Consensus Items]] page.)''
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=== sean ===
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sean was asked by leif two weeks ago to leave the space and not return until coming to a meeting, due to allegations of credit card fraud by several people at the meeting earlier that evening.
  
== Discussion Items ==
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criminal activity is definitely unexcellent at noisebridge.
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sean says a friend legitimately ordered a pizza to noisebridge and that he is not a blackhat or carder.
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tom says he has seen several photos of sean sleeping
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eric says he has woken up sean several times, but he cleans up and is generally helpful
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jesse says a list of ccs were found on a pc and had been used for ordering food to the space, and prompted sean for the credit cards used by him to order food, but the lists didn't match.
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miloh wants to know why sean is really here - sean replies with 'i want to be excellent and contribute and particpiate'
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jake explains how sean brought a lot of sushi to nb, said that sean ordered a pizza to noisebridge and left. pizza guy came and asked for the id of owner of the credit card used for the pizza.. the pizza guy left with the pizza.
  
If an item of discussion drags on too long, further discussion may be postponed until after the meeting ends.
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tom proposes sean does not return until mediation has been completed.
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sean agrees to mediation. john withers is the mediator!
  
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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= Proposals for next week =
  
== End of Meeting ==
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* Noisebridge should authorize the Noisetor project to continue operating indefinitely.
* [[PGP|PGP Key Signing]] could happen now, check the [[PGP|list]] to see who wants in on the action.
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* Return the [[membership binder]] to it's rightful location.
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* Clean and tidy the meeting notes, then save them to the wiki.
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* Send a summary of the meeting notes to the discussion list.
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* Enjoy the company of your fellow hacker or robot.
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* Discuss any items for which there was not time during the meeting.
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[[Category:Meeting Notes]]
 
[[Category:Meeting Notes]]

Latest revision as of 15:32, 14 June 2012

Contents

[edit] 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.

[edit] 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 if anything is proposed for consensus next week.
  • Edit the 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.

[edit] Moderator

  • Understand the structure of Noisebridge 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.

[edit] 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.

[edit] Agenda

The 220th Meeting of Noisebridge

Note-taker: mischief

Moderator: Kelly

[edit] Introduction and Names

  • kelly
  • tom
  • mischief
  • leif got a rpi
  • snail has a shells
  • carl
  • morgan
  • miloh says move on
  • eric
  • al
  • isis
  • alisa
  • jake making a radiation detector
  • jon neurostuff
  • corey makes robots
  • nike the technowanderer
  • sean has arrived!

[edit] Short Announcements

– KinkForAllSanFrancisco2 happening this Saturday.

  • kink4all - happening saturday 10am-5pm about the interesection of sexuality and life
  • linux101 - on the wiki

[edit] Membership Binder

Blake Griffith is up for membership but is not present.

tom wants to block adam from being a member tom also wants to block zephyr from being a member.

[edit] Financial Report

[edit] Consensus items

give cpa power of attorney for our tax affairs? - nobody objects.

[edit] Proposals from last week

[edit] Discussion Items

  • eric says we are out of t-shirts. suggestions are to contact mitch, or someone should buy them and get reimbursed.
  • some people are concerned about proping open the door for non-event purposes

[edit] sean

sean was asked by leif two weeks ago to leave the space and not return until coming to a meeting, due to allegations of credit card fraud by several people at the meeting earlier that evening.

criminal activity is definitely unexcellent at noisebridge.

sean says a friend legitimately ordered a pizza to noisebridge and that he is not a blackhat or carder. tom says he has seen several photos of sean sleeping eric says he has woken up sean several times, but he cleans up and is generally helpful jesse says a list of ccs were found on a pc and had been used for ordering food to the space, and prompted sean for the credit cards used by him to order food, but the lists didn't match.

miloh wants to know why sean is really here - sean replies with 'i want to be excellent and contribute and particpiate' jake explains how sean brought a lot of sushi to nb, said that sean ordered a pizza to noisebridge and left. pizza guy came and asked for the id of owner of the credit card used for the pizza.. the pizza guy left with the pizza.

tom proposes sean does not return until mediation has been completed. sean agrees to mediation. john withers is the mediator!

[edit] Proposals for next week

  • Noisebridge should authorize the Noisetor project to continue operating indefinitely.
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