Meeting Notes 2015 02 10

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These are the notes from the The 332th Meeting of Noisebridge. Note-taker: louis; Moderators: Torrie.

Introductions[edit]

Attendees:

  • Torrie (crypto-anarchist by day, hacker except on Sundays);
  • Casey;
  • Az (software developer);
  • Mitch (the cofounder, turning off TVs);
  • Another dude, second day here;
  • David (nice glasses, hacking on community garden nursery);
  • Dan (programmer, neural hacking);
  • Rafa (visiting SF, started to learn Python);
  • Carl (old-timer, sofware developer);
  • Az (working on time-bank with Carl);
  • Patrick (software developer, got hooked on NB during reboot);
  • Jay (been here for the reboot, tinkerer);
  • Scott (musician came here to learn how to solder in 2010/2011);
  • Samer (get paid to touch computers, emacs is """rad""");
  • Didn't get the name, I think it's the dude who do the RFID access system also use emacs;
  • Janett (homie, just heard about NB);
  • Ryan (graphic designer, would love to learn how to hack stuff);
  • Louis - Been coming to NB for ~2 years. Working on a project with LIFX things. Happy to see the reboot;
  • Strange person Josh just showed up;
  • Greg

Short announcements and events[edit]

Events[edit]

June 29 & 30th, and the previous week-end

event with american librarian association, 2000 librarians attending focusing on how hacker spaces can benefit to libraries talk to Mitch, April or Patrick.

Feb 28th
  • SDR (Software Defined Radio) meet-up, Casey says it's awesome
  • Project X: night event that involving bio-hackers but no mutants.
Early March

Patrick and other people are organizing a workshop to help journalists how to use crypto and privacy software.

Thursday 19 Feb

5 Minutes of Fame is coming back at 7PM!

Announcements[edit]

Mitch also reminds us that we should start thinking about how we are going to renew our lease in Summer, we should expect a rent a bit above 4k.

Jay is working on a special table with fun electronic things in it, come on this Thursday around 7PM to participate, this is for the maker-fare too.

Az & Carl are looking for developer to help on time-bank.

Membership Binder [edit]

One application in the binder who Dan knows, but should show up at the meeting to move forward.

Financial Report[edit]

  • Funds in bank: $19196.92 + 2k in a savings account
  • Noisetor (See the bulletpoints at the bottom of http://noisetor.net/finances/#summary):
  • Any other details by those participating in handling our financials
  • runway: 2 months
  • burn rate: 4.9k (so yeah not all this money is actually ours

Consensus and Discussion[edit]

  • Nothing to be discussed this week.

Proposals from last week [edit]

(Add any items which are consensed upon or someone has raised a principle objection for to the Consensus Items History page.)

Proposals for next week [edit]

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

Discussion Items[edit]

End of Meeting[edit]