Meeting Notes 2012 09 11

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The 233rd Meeting of Noisebridge

Note-taker: User:Malaclyps

Moderator: User:Leif

Introduction and Names

Leif -- working on a game Francisco -- hacks food and fermentation, like to say thankyou Dani -- scanning electron microscope, metal shop, 3D printers Nick -- I'm doing math for fun and profit Zephyr -- I join with Nick to tackle the forces of nature Carlos -- I am working on the robotic operating system with Hal Snail -- I'm hacking a burrito Ari -- working on a maker dating site ReverendMik -- worldbuilder and fiction writer Jonathan -- I use LED and photodiodes to read people's minds in low resolution Danny -- I'm writing this sentence Aaron -- learning and trying to absorb stuff Miloh -- I am vaguely connected to mchck ARM Cortex Mike -- I'm a technowanderer

Short Announcements

Ari, Karen, and Asheesh are running a Python intermediate class. We're looking for teachers, MTAs. Talk to Ari this way if you're interested:

Cryptoparties! Leif wants to say Parker Higgins is planning one in SF, Sudo Room is planning one!

Nick is writing a file server for Plan 9!

Type A machine are on sale now:

Anonymous says "The Canadian government is introducing MintChip, which they say is anonymous as cash. It relies on "tamper" "resistant" hardware. This will be HILARIOUS."

Mission Bargain Electronics Warehouse is selling USB 3.0 enclosures to benefit Noisebridge.

There's a Raspberry Pi event on September 29: -- order now, because they're shipping pretty quickly

Membership Binder

The Anonymice are up for membership.

Financial Report

  • Funds in bank: We're probably in excess of $10K

Consensus items

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

Miloh proposes $250 for sizes of T-shirts that we're missing.

Proposals from last week

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

Discussion Items

We talked Cryptoparties!

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.