[Noisebridge-discuss] Meeting notes from last week

bfb at riseup.net bfb at riseup.net
Wed Feb 12 05:38:44 UTC 2014


Updated.

See https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Meeting_Notes_2014_02_04 and
https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Meeting_Notes_2014_02_11

Also, there's a great script called next_meeting.py that rolls over
next_meeting, last_meeting, and the archive. It ran on a cron on Pony, but
Pony has had more downtime than uptime lately. Can we find a new home for
the cronjob? The script lives here
<https://github.com/noisebridge/secretaribot>

-Kevin

> Just in time (sorta) for this week's meeting, please enjoy the notes from
> the last one.
>
> How do I add this to the wiki without breaking things? Does one just
> overwrite the previous week's notes?
>
> I'm not able to make it tonight but I'll put up the notes if anyone can
> suggest the least destructive way.
>
> Ari
>
> ===
>
>
> Tom is moderating.
>
> Ari gives a definition of Noisebridge as a space for people interested in
> technology to congregate and work together.
>
> Names were read super quickly. 2 new people tonight.
>
> Announcements:
> Madelynn is now running the Redshirts mailing list and is interested in
>
> Beer.js is at Bender's at 8pm tonight.
>
> Vi announces a Black History Month event at City Hall on Friday 2/7.
>
> Naomi: 5th anniversary of 5MoF is coming up, Aestetix will probably make
> an
> appearance.
>
> Josh: Tour of Noisebridge at 3pm on Friday 2/7.
>
> Tom: GPG key signing party on Wednesday 2/5, details on the wiki.
>
> ===
> Membership binder:
>
> Monad defines the membership process as a four-week process requiring 2
>
> Josh describes associate membership: you just need to come in, introduce
> yourself, and ask for four people
>
> 3 people are up for membership:
> Hephaestus, Kate Kligman, and Douglas. No member vote since Hephaestus is
> in week 3 and the others aren't here.
>
> ===
> Financial report:
>
> Treasurer is not here. We have no idea what our financial situation is.
>
> Newly arriving folks with announcements.
> Pigeon - introduces preferred pronouns, spent today fixing a bike.
>
> Kevin - introduces self as having no preferred pronouns, announces that
> Andrew Byrne returned to Noisebridge last night and was asked to leave and
> come back to a Tuesday meeting. Maybe this should be a discussion item? --
> N.B. Andrew Byrne is not here.
>
> ===
> Consensus items: a note on process. No straw poll, we'll just propose
> three.
>
> People who are currently regarded as in the running, having indicated
> [accepted] after their name on
> https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Board/2014_Nominations:
>
> Al Sweigart
> Naomi Most
> Snail
> Ben Kochie
> Casey Callendrello
> Alex Merlin Glowaski
> Tom Lowenthal
> Nick Owens
> Jim Burke
> Ari Lacenski
> Madelynn Martiniere
> Ronald Cotoni
> Leif Ryge
> Jade
>
> Consensus item: The people named above are now on the ballot slate for the
> following month.
> Outcome: Consensed!
>
> Kevin proposes that the above people edit their wiki pages to describe
> their board platform.
>
> Consensus item: items for consensus must be proposed, then voted on two
> weeks later in their exact original wording. The voted item mu
> Outcome: Consensed!
>
> Consensus item: The canonical location for Noisebridge policies and
> processes shall be a git repository.
> Outcome: Consensed!
>
> Record attained: three consensus items in 5 minutes.
>
> Consensus item:
> Renaming the category "Noisebridge Members" to the "Noisebridge Council",
> and renaming the category "Associate Members" to "Noisebridge Members".
> Tom and Jarrod speak in favor of the change.
> Josh registers an objection because members may not actually be as
> knowledgeable as longtime space associates.
> Kevin would like more time to read the bylaws.
>
> Outcome: Consensus! Current members are now known as members of the
> Noisebridge Council.
>
> Discussion item: Should Andrew Byrne be allowed to come back to a meeting?
>
> Charlie talks about conflicts between himself, Pigeon, Kevin. It is not
> clear how this is related to Andrew.
>
> The people who most directly accused Andrew of sexual misconduct in email
> did not come to the meeting to propose banning him.
> Ronald and Jarrod join on the proposal of having a secondary meeting, not
> the general one, and specifically inviting the people who raised personal
> objections
>
> Pigeon proposes instead of discussing banning Andrew in particular. Ari
> doesn't think that would be a workable solution.
>
> Madelynn suggests reaching out to the two people and making them a
> specific
> part of the committee meeting to address whether to invite Andrew back.
>
> We are not going to reach consensus tonight, but Tom says people
> interested
> in coming to a secondary meeting should write to nb-discuss to identify
> their interest.
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