Meeting Notes 2012 07 03

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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 223rd Meeting of Noisebridge]
 
[https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Category:Meeting_Notes The 223rd Meeting of Noisebridge]
 
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Note-taker: Snail
Note-taker: FIXME YOUR NAME HERE
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Moderator: Leif
 
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Moderator: FIXME THEIR NAME HERE
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== Introduction and Names ==
 
== Introduction and Names ==
 
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*Leif likes python software
* '''Invite a knowledgeable volunteer to explain''' [[Noisebridge_Vision|what Noisebridge is about]]:
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*Not really is kinda lame and plays with things that blink and stuff
<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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*Hao is building robots and wants to start with that noisebot [MC Hawking]
* '''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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*Snail HHICcups
* 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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*Thomb really enjoys snails creative notetaking and am glad we are taking notes into an etherpad anyone can edit
* Round of introductions (remember, announcements come later):
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*Joseph Machine learning, Ruby an rails and bitcoin
** What's your name,  
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*Mike works on Fridays on DEEPHACK, digital spelunking
** are you a member,
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*Jake works on MC HAWKING and a nuclear analyzer
** what do you do, and
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*Daniella just a membero f the community
** if you are new: how did you hear about Noisebridge?
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*Chris; works on mathematics projects
 
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*Dylan video projects
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*Alan CS student, learning Java and likes to learn C++
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*John does all sortsof things
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*Claudia is on her way to Africa!! and will probably be teaching Excel
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*Carl writing iphone apps and eating cookies
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*Cynthia, background in medicine
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*Nick, like to bring consenso into the physical realm
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*Eric bangs on things like bongos
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*Christopher from the Hackeria space in Norway
 
== Short Announcements ==
 
== Short Announcements ==
* Cool new projects? Something you'd like people to know? Say now, but keep it short!
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* French lessons will be 5 - 7 on Saturdays now [time change].
* Any happenings at the space of which members should be made aware.
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* Tom is selling two computers. [ADVERTiseMENT] he knows where the jumpers are
 
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== New or Stale Events ==
 
== New or Stale Events ==
* Is there anything new happening at the space?
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*Go Sundays is officially revived!
* Is there anything that has stopped happening at the space?
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*No Replicator Wednesday on July 4th or 11th.
* 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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*Nicholas - potential spambot using a markov chain run against typical membership applications
<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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*Adam
* Read off any names from the binder for the past month. Write a check on every open application.
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*mischief
* Anyone eligible to join this week should
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*Ryan - week four, has only one sponsor; Tom blocks by proxy for an anonymous member (might be unblocked if Ryan becomes more familiar to the members first)
** introduce themselves,
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Jake is up for membership!
** answer any questions members may have for them, then
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Jake is a member!
** 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: 16 131.48
* Noisetor (See the bulletpoints at the bottom of http://noisetor.net/finances/#summary):
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**Plus some uncashed checks slightly less than $6k.
 
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* Noisetor (See the bulletpoints at the bottom of http://noisetor.net/finances/#summary):  
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**There are $1663.38 earmarked NoiseTor funds
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**Colo service has been paid through Jul  7, 2012
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**There are enough funds to pay for an additional 2 months of colo
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**This information was updated at Tue Jul  3 21:09:02 2012
 
== Consensus items ==
 
== Consensus items ==
You may wish to '''invite a knowledgeable volunteer to repeat '''[[Consensus Process|a brief primer on the consensus process]].
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None.
 
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=== Proposals from last week ===
 
=== Proposals from last week ===
 
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None.
''(Add any items which pass or are blocked to the [[Consensus Items History]] page.)''
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=== Proposals for next week ===
 
=== Proposals for next week ===
 
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None.
''(Add any new items for consensus to the [[Current Consensus Items]] page.)''
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== Discussion Items =
 
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* Wall painting!
== Discussion Items ==
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* Should we pursue Thiel foundation grant of $10k.
 
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If an item of discussion drags on too long, further discussion may be postponed until after the meeting ends.
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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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== End of Meeting ==
 
== End of Meeting ==
* [[PGP|PGP Key Signing]] could happen now, check the [[PGP|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.
 
 
 
[[Category:Meeting Notes]]
 
[[Category:Meeting Notes]]

Revision as of 21:52, 3 July 2012

Contents

Agenda

The 223rd Meeting of Noisebridge Note-taker: Snail Moderator: Leif

Introduction and Names

  • Leif likes python software
  • Not really is kinda lame and plays with things that blink and stuff
  • Hao is building robots and wants to start with that noisebot [MC Hawking]
  • Snail HHICcups
  • Thomb really enjoys snails creative notetaking and am glad we are taking notes into an etherpad anyone can edit
  • Joseph Machine learning, Ruby an rails and bitcoin
  • Mike works on Fridays on DEEPHACK, digital spelunking
  • Jake works on MC HAWKING and a nuclear analyzer
  • Daniella just a membero f the community
  • Chris; works on mathematics projects
  • Dylan video projects
  • Alan CS student, learning Java and likes to learn C++
  • John does all sortsof things
  • Claudia is on her way to Africa!! and will probably be teaching Excel
  • Carl writing iphone apps and eating cookies
  • Cynthia, background in medicine
  • Nick, like to bring consenso into the physical realm
  • Eric bangs on things like bongos
  • Christopher from the Hackeria space in Norway

Short Announcements

  • French lessons will be 5 - 7 on Saturdays now [time change].
  • Tom is selling two computers. [ADVERTiseMENT] he knows where the jumpers are

New or Stale Events

  • Go Sundays is officially revived!
  • No Replicator Wednesday on July 4th or 11th.

Membership Binder

  • Nicholas - potential spambot using a markov chain run against typical membership applications
  • Adam
  • mischief
  • Ryan - week four, has only one sponsor; Tom blocks by proxy for an anonymous member (might be unblocked if Ryan becomes more familiar to the members first)

Jake is up for membership! Jake is a member!

Financial Report

  • Funds in bank: 16 131.48
    • Plus some uncashed checks slightly less than $6k.
  • Noisetor (See the bulletpoints at the bottom of http://noisetor.net/finances/#summary):
    • There are $1663.38 earmarked NoiseTor funds
    • Colo service has been paid through Jul 7, 2012
    • There are enough funds to pay for an additional 2 months of colo
    • This information was updated at Tue Jul 3 21:09:02 2012

Consensus items

None.

Proposals from last week

None.

Proposals for next week

None.

= Discussion Items

  • Wall painting!
  • Should we pursue Thiel foundation grant of $10k.

End of Meeting

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