Meeting Notes 2013 01 22

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These are the notes from the The 250th Meeting of Noisebridge. Note-taker: FIXME YOUR NAME HERE; Moderator: FIXME THEIR NAME HERE.

  • One or two bullet points of high-level meeting summary.


Short announcements and events

  • Justin: donating a large 3d printer! Needs some plastic bits. Would like to do a class to help make these and educate the public.
  • Rayc: Someone decided to graffiti a lot on the walls. Apparently, we have a 5-gallon bucket of paint, and are considering painting the entire hallway with it.
    • There was a notice posted on our door about graffiti that we're liable for – but it's actually for the awning of Mi Ranchito.
  • Leif: Interested in building a Kickstarter-style service (SudoRoom is doing a similar thing in RoR, called Selfstarter)
    • Leif wants to do a slight variation; thinks it'd be an interesting NB project.

Other events

  • Replicator Wednesday is back! 7 or 7:30 @ NB (ELIJAH WOOD is teaching it!!!!) (ah wait, Elijah Post, who hates being called Wood)
  • Garrett wants to grow food in publicly-accessible spaces. However, the city / property will come by and dig it up and kill it. But let's make an application that allows someone to propose a growth spot & plan.
    • Object modeling / transaction / DB stuff.
    • Resources & events on a website for this
    • Needs node.js, free hosting, transactional/DB stuff.
    • Contact: leave message on talk page (user: Garrett Smith) on wiki – or
  • Techno-activism Mondays: anti-censorship & anti-surveillance & open gov't & free data meetings, first Monday of each month.
  • Sam wants to do a class on Max/MSP (Thursdays? Tuesdays? Whatever doesn't conflict.)
    • Peake: there has been such a thing in the past; maybe such a person would join a new incarnation
  • MCT and Tom are taking Stanford encryption class on Coursera (All future Wednesdays; 6:30 @ Sycamore; here @ 7)
    • Prereqs: need to know probability (just start crypto class)
    • Do you have a web browser? You're set!
  • Tom: Crypto Party 2: Encycler?? Boogaloo. Moar announcements to come.
    • 23rd of March (Saturday)
    • Langton Labs, 2-6pm
  • Rayc: LED art show? Who wants to do art for it?
    • Will put a page on the wiki
    • or you can email
    • this will probably be a concert as well

Membership Binder

  • The name of the applicant, the week of their application, and their sponsors.

Financial Report

  • Funds in bank:
  • Noisetor balance:

Consensus items

Proposals from last week

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

Proposals for next week

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

Discussion Notes


  • Danny (“ is awesome”)
  • Tom (continuing widdershins) (the web is awesome, and so can you)
  • Mike (evil VC)
  • Merlin (up for membership; ponies are okayyy)
  • Yan (likes animals too) (physics)
  • Snail! (Miloh brought in awesome chains) (president of the anarchist society)
  • Miloh (we made these 3d-printed chains; they are awesome; let's make metal)
  • Ken (first NB meeting; objective-C!) (made a gaem) (it isn't finished)
  • Mike Kan (techno-wanderer) (not a NB quartermaster)
  • John (neuro stuff; hardware; software; other crap)
  • Felix (web dev; up for membership)
  •  ??? (learning Python)
  • Emmanuel (this seems like an exciting space) (*very polite*) (watch this one)
  • Josh (???)
  • Angela (electronics class is cool!)
  • Kim (artist) (dangerous)
  • Benji (dad) (first meeting! Drives Uber)
  • Tyler (artist) (dangerous)
  • Dan (art + science + computers) (counseling troubled souls – except robots)
  • Rob (Linux P2P video streaming protocol)
  • Melissa (3rd time here; builds computers; likes gaems)
  • Sam (not technically his first time here) (music + computers + bad sounds???)
  • Mulan (tinkerer) (yay animals: for eating, for playing with)
  • Rayc (laser cutting) (electronics) (fixing computers for free or cheap)
  • Alex Peake (Code Hero) (teaches game programming on mondays)
  • Justin (3d printing) (TDCS) (software progg) (general hacking)
  • Garrett (deeeeeeeep knowledge of JS and web browsers) (plays/teaches guitar/music) (parkour) (high-five with Peake over leg wounds)
  • Milo (play gaems on the internet) (gotta destroy black cubes!!!)
  • Carl (writes iOS apps) (wants to get into android)
  • Filip (research / learning!)
  • Leif (another techno-wanderer) (is this a thing?) (also not a quartermaster) (except sometimes)
  • Reverend Mik (world-builder)
  • Mischief (rewriting resume in Tron???)
  • Bilal (papaya salad) (globalize hackerspaces)
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