Meeting Notes 2015 08 18

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These are the notes from the The 370th Meeting of Noisebridge. Note-taker: User:M4R1; Moderator: User:Tman66


Introductions[edit]

  • Yemel: argentina, works for a company in SF. worked remotely in Buenos Aires and rented a place where they all worked together. hacked projs in spare time. interested in the concept of a hacker space
  • Paul: from montreal
  • Jack: DC and boston. moved here in nov.
  • Sloan: sf been involved in this space for a while
  • Dan: conneticut, went to school in Philly, been here a year.
  • Gordon: works with yemel, read homeland and read about noisebridge. found a hackerspace in atlanta.
  • Joyti: lawyer, but teaching herself to code. hoping to become philanthropist
  • Andrew: makes music and games. likes creating stuff
  • Ami: introduced through mari. here for Unity class.
  • Luis: makes art and games. also here for runity
  • Yoshi: from japan. majoring in marketing and a bit of computer science. friend in japan told him about
  • Nathan: computer scientist by education, game designer by trade
  • Mark: game designer, interested in all sorts of game stuff. likes doing art, music, etc.
  • Mari: i like video games and i’m taking notes
  • J: been around nb for a while since teh reboot. sysadmin. #1 reasons why i love this place is that this reflects what i truly believe that knowledge should be f ree, available and accessible to everyone. all you need is desire and time, and that’s why i love NB

Short announcements and events[edit]

  • Mark: gamejam this weekend. ludum dare. lots of cool ideas that become successful games happen there
  • J: 5mof: this thursday, 5 mins, talk about anything. perfect platform, like a project or anything interesting. thurs: around 7:30
  • Sloan: next tues or wed: london based japanese artist yuri suzuki. get him to do a 45 mins talk tues or wed.

Membership Binder [edit]

  • No member applications tonite :(

Philanthropists[edit]

  • joyti: always here, 11-11. wants to be here more!
  • j: sees her all the time, good asset to the community


  • gordon: not local, lives in ATL. having lots of conversations with wife and friends. wanna open a hackerspace in ATL. we resembled the model he wants to follow. wants to start financially.
  • j: he exemplifies what noisebridge is, not elitist, not exclusive, likes opennes, as long as you’re being positive. don’t judge, keep on hacking. really impressed, just wants to contribute money.

Financial Report[edit]

  • J: not much, another 3 years! till 2018! improvements with another three years! woo!

Consensus and Discussion[edit]

Proposals from last week [edit]

  • NONE THANK FUCK

Proposals for next week [edit]

  • AGAIN NO CONSENSUS ITEMS SWEET MERCIFUL JESUS

Discussion Items[edit]

  • alex: dude from the gov’ment stopped by since submission closed, all eyes on us. we should come up with a way to mitigate issues re: this