Meeting Notes 2012 11 13

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These are the notes from the The 242nd Meeting of Noisebridge. Note-taker: Tom; Moderator: Danny.

Short announcements and events[edit]

  • Songbridge happens with Josh and Alex on Sunday at 1pm.
  • Five Minutes of Fame returns this Thursday at 8pm.
  • Thanks to John and Robert the laser is in tip-top working order! Please contact them for help or to coordinate changes.
  • Robert, David Lopez, and John are working on a Makerbot support group.

Membership Binder [edit]

  • Thomas LJ Harper: week 2, no sponsors.
  • Colin Anderson: week 2, sponsors are Ben, Jake, and Danny
  • Andrew Byrne: week 3, sponsors are Alex and Danny

Financial Report[edit]

  • Funds in bank: 18624.35
  • Noisetor balance: 327.67

Consensus items[edit]

Proposals from last week [edit]

  • There were no proposals from last week.

Proposals for next week [edit]

Discussion Notes[edit]

  • We had a short discussion of how to promote meetings, classes &c.
  • We had a short discussion of how to improve the wireless coverage and upstream bandwidth.
    • Monkeybrains is willing to offer us a *really* fast upsteam, as long as we provide the hardware at each end.


  • Danny is about to go to Tunisia to work with people on censorship circumvention software (hopefully!).
  • Robert does stuff.
  • Mike is not an ombudsman, stock clerk, or quartermater. He introduces us to a Paxton Gate in Noisebridge exhibit called "Meet your Maker".
  • Alex went to NYC for the Thiel 20 under 20 summit, though it's really about the two billion under 20.
  • Carlos likes Perl.
  • Carl went war-driving today.
  • Leif is interested in decentralized write-once-read-many semantics
  • Josh is engaged in Songbridge with Alex.
  • Mischeif is commuted to excellence.
  • Uriah is new to Noisebridge, and interested in sculptures. NB is recommended by professors!
  • Tom just got back from the Mozilla Festival in London, where we're trying to educate the next generation of webmakers!
  • Andy authorship tools for location-based browsing.
  • Snail is about it.
  • Sean has nothing to say.