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You should read the [[meeting instructions]] forthwith!
 
You should read the [[meeting instructions]] forthwith!
  
These are the notes from the [https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Category:Meeting_Notes The 246th Meeting of Noisebridge]. Note-taker: FIXME YOUR NAME HERE; Moderator: FIXME THEIR NAME HERE.
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These are the notes from the [https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Category:Meeting_Notes The 246th Meeting of Noisebridge]. Note-taker: [[User:flamsmark|Tom]]; Moderator: John Withers.
* '''One or two bullet points of high-level meeting summary.'''
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* Mice are a problem. Don't leave food
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* Several events coming up.
 
   
 
   
 
= Short announcements and events =
 
= Short announcements and events =
* Bullet point list of announcements and events
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* Johnny is starting a musical project called [http://uuu.my/noisejam-info Noisejam], an improv musical performance based around a loose score. The twist: you must use an instrument that you build yourself.
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* RAYC & Link are working on the makerbots. They have a working cupcake, and are working on making one really quite large printer .
  
 
= [[ Membership Binder ]] =
 
= [[ Membership Binder ]] =
* The name of the applicant, the week of their application, and their sponsors.
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* Andrew Byrne [4+ weeks], sponsored by Danny.
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* Charles Cordies [2 weeks],
  
 
= Financial Report =
 
= Financial Report =
* Funds in bank:
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* Funds in bank: $16188.23
* Noisetor balance:
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= Consensus items =
 
= Consensus items =
  
 
== [[ Consensus Items History | Proposals from last week ]] ==
 
== [[ Consensus Items History | Proposals from last week ]] ==
''(Add any items which pass or are blocked to the [[Consensus Items History]] page.)''
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There were no consensus proposals from last week.
  
 
== [[ Current Consensus Items | Proposals for next week ]] ==
 
== [[ Current Consensus Items | Proposals for next week ]] ==
''(Add any new items for consensus to the [[Current Consensus Items]] page.)''
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Tom proposes: it is acceptable to use humane mouse traps at Noisebridge, but that it is not acceptable to disable or destroy those traps.
  
 
= Discussion Notes =
 
= Discussion Notes =
  
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Ethan: wants to run [http://www.occupyforumsf.org/ Occupy Forum] at Noisebridge.
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* Occupy Forum puts on talks on progressive/lefty topics on Mondays 6-9. They need a new space next year, and want that to be Noisebridge.
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* RAYC: logistical concerns with Mondays; Thursday or Friday might be better?
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* Tom: needs one person bottom-line, and manage the logistics
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* Charles: What topics are covered? Answer: non-technological progressive political lectures
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Bo: Hacker lounge
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RAYC proposes a Noisebridge chess tournament. The prize: a laser-cut board, 3D-printed pieces.
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Johnny: either ban or accept the mice
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* Mice want to live free, not here. Mice are a health hazard. Let's remove them.
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* Mike points out that killing mice is cruel. A cluttered space invites mice, clearing up would make the mice feel unwelcome
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* RAYC proposes an extensive program of careful mouse-removal
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* Eric identifies that food is a risk, both donated and cooked here and wishes it to be known at this time and in this place that '''do not leave food here, or face his wrath'''.
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* Consensus was not reached, and discussion persisted after the meeting
  
 
= Attendance =
 
= Attendance =
* List of names and short summary. For bonus points, link wiki user pages.
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* Marcus is from Finalnd
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* Josh hacks software, mostly C++. He's newly employed in San Mateo
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* Bo is a former longtime SFer who now hails from Portsmouth NH He drove out in his mobile hackerspace, a converted ambulance
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* Kevin is inattentive, a project-manager, who is currently working on a music website
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* Chris is a Mac hacker
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* Joe Black enjoys web development
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* Dan Johnson runs a makerspace in Reno, Nevada
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* Mike is a technowanderer, not an ombudsman, a stock clerk, or quartermaster
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* Thomas (not Tom), who does painting and printing, and sells things through totestreetstudios.com
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* Ethan Davidson is from Occupy Forum
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* Charles hacks on arduino and is a beginner at 3D printers
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* RAYS does a lot of 3D printing and just started IC design
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* Johnny Radio lately builds amps, and does an educational program teaching electronics and mechanical skills to at-risk youth
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* Martin hangs out
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* Dan is taking apart an ardiuno
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* LV has been hacking here for a year, teaching classes for the disadvantaged, and has been learning about programming and building network systems
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* Dan just found this place, heard about us on a radio interview. He's a programmer & artist, with a background in cognitive neuroscience and machine learning
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* Zephyr is inside a plan nine VM (the trick is thinking of '''yourself''' as a file)
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* Tom is our one-person secretariat, & temporary financial intermediary
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* John is a neurologist, fabricator, and unquestioned hegemon of this meeting
  
 
[[Category:Meeting Notes]]
 
[[Category:Meeting Notes]]

Latest revision as of 16:59, 13 December 2012

You should read the meeting instructions forthwith!

These are the notes from the The 246th Meeting of Noisebridge. Note-taker: Tom; Moderator: John Withers.

  • Mice are a problem. Don't leave food
  • Several events coming up.

Contents

[edit] Short announcements and events

  • Johnny is starting a musical project called Noisejam, an improv musical performance based around a loose score. The twist: you must use an instrument that you build yourself.
  • RAYC & Link are working on the makerbots. They have a working cupcake, and are working on making one really quite large printer .

[edit] Membership Binder

  • Andrew Byrne [4+ weeks], sponsored by Danny.
  • Charles Cordies [2 weeks],

[edit] Financial Report

  • Funds in bank: $16188.23

[edit] Consensus items

[edit] Proposals from last week

There were no consensus proposals from last week.

[edit] Proposals for next week

Tom proposes: it is acceptable to use humane mouse traps at Noisebridge, but that it is not acceptable to disable or destroy those traps.

[edit] Discussion Notes

Ethan: wants to run Occupy Forum at Noisebridge.

  • Occupy Forum puts on talks on progressive/lefty topics on Mondays 6-9. They need a new space next year, and want that to be Noisebridge.
  • RAYC: logistical concerns with Mondays; Thursday or Friday might be better?
  • Tom: needs one person bottom-line, and manage the logistics
  • Charles: What topics are covered? Answer: non-technological progressive political lectures

Bo: Hacker lounge

RAYC proposes a Noisebridge chess tournament. The prize: a laser-cut board, 3D-printed pieces.

Johnny: either ban or accept the mice

  • Mice want to live free, not here. Mice are a health hazard. Let's remove them.
  • Mike points out that killing mice is cruel. A cluttered space invites mice, clearing up would make the mice feel unwelcome
  • RAYC proposes an extensive program of careful mouse-removal
  • Eric identifies that food is a risk, both donated and cooked here and wishes it to be known at this time and in this place that do not leave food here, or face his wrath.
  • Consensus was not reached, and discussion persisted after the meeting

[edit] Attendance

  • Marcus is from Finalnd
  • Josh hacks software, mostly C++. He's newly employed in San Mateo
  • Bo is a former longtime SFer who now hails from Portsmouth NH He drove out in his mobile hackerspace, a converted ambulance
  • Kevin is inattentive, a project-manager, who is currently working on a music website
  • Chris is a Mac hacker
  • Joe Black enjoys web development
  • Dan Johnson runs a makerspace in Reno, Nevada
  • Mike is a technowanderer, not an ombudsman, a stock clerk, or quartermaster
  • Thomas (not Tom), who does painting and printing, and sells things through totestreetstudios.com
  • Ethan Davidson is from Occupy Forum
  • Charles hacks on arduino and is a beginner at 3D printers
  • RAYS does a lot of 3D printing and just started IC design
  • Johnny Radio lately builds amps, and does an educational program teaching electronics and mechanical skills to at-risk youth
  • Martin hangs out
  • Dan is taking apart an ardiuno
  • LV has been hacking here for a year, teaching classes for the disadvantaged, and has been learning about programming and building network systems
  • Dan just found this place, heard about us on a radio interview. He's a programmer & artist, with a background in cognitive neuroscience and machine learning
  • Zephyr is inside a plan nine VM (the trick is thinking of yourself as a file)
  • Tom is our one-person secretariat, & temporary financial intermediary
  • John is a neurologist, fabricator, and unquestioned hegemon of this meeting
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