[Noisebridge-discuss] Meeting notes 2011-11-15 -- Kaya is our new member!

Shannon Lee shannon at scatter.com
Thu Nov 17 16:37:03 PST 2011


Do we really need to harness their mechanical energy or can we just digest
them?

On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 3:52 PM, Gopiballava Flaherty <gopiballava at gmail.com
> wrote:

> The ratapult needs power! Female mice on exercise wheels provide power.
>
> (I saw an autonomous slug catching system a few years back. Very creepy.
> It dumped the slugs into a fuel-cell like power generation system. So it
> was carbon neutral...)
>
> Thanks,
>
> gopi at iPhone
>
>
> On Nov 17, 2011, at 14:59, Shannon Lee <shannon at scatter.com> wrote:
>
> Ratapult.
>
> On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 1:14 PM, Gopiballava Flaherty <
> gopiballava at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Can we automate it? Humane traps that lead into individual temporary
>> cages for the boys, or a system of cages and tunnels for the girls?
>>
>> I'm thinking some sort of tunnel with a computer vision system and
>> openings to allow the mouse into the right area.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> gopi at iPhone
>>
>>
>> On Nov 17, 2011, at 12:31, Olya K <krasnykh at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> oh, sorry, the males cannot be put together unless they're brothers and
>> grew up together.. totally forgot that part. they have to be kept
>> separately if caught out in the wild. the females aren't territorial and
>> can be combined.
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 12:23 PM, Olya K <krasnykh at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I worked with mice for a few years. They can be reliably, safely and
>>> easily segregated by gender. I'd say not not more than 3-4 males per cage
>>> (depends on size), and up to 5 females
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 12:08 PM, Gopiballava Flaherty <
>>> gopiballava at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Nov 17, 2011, at 11:48 AM, Joseph Brenner wrote:
>>>>
>>>> > NB consensus not reached on what to do with
>>>> > mice
>>>>
>>>> Could we set up a nice, friendly pair of gender-segregated cages with
>>>> exercise wheels hooked up to generators? The goal would be cages that were
>>>> actually designed to be pleasant for the mice. Could be a good ongoing
>>>> project - people could add their own additions with passageways going
>>>> around different parts of noisebridge.
>>>>
>>>> Can mice be reliably and easily gender-segregated?
>>>>
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