Meeting Notes 2014-03-25

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Meeting Begin: 20:07


  • Intro PS1 and what we're about
  • let new members and visitors intro themselves
  • go over things that need doing around the space


  • Brief overview of what PS1 is (<1min).
  • Introduce the present board and area hosts.
  • New members/visitors introduce themselves.


  • SEM Certification class happening Saturday the 29th 12-3pm. Come learn to operate this specialized scientific equipment for free!
  • Hacknight in Gary Thursday. Looking for programmers! Check Hammond and Gary newspapers for more details.
  • Electronics Symposium (Circuit bending, etc) Sunday, April 6th at PS:1 6-10pm.
  • Later in April (Will be posted to mailing list, 25th and 26th maybe) - Patrick Colingwood (?) is coming to Chicago from England - Chicago weaving school. Teaching a class on rug weaving. This guy is like, awesome at weaving
  • This Saturday, 7pm is Analog Game Night. Come play some games!
  • PS:1's 5th birthday is coming up! April 12th. It's on the calendar, more details to come on the mailing list. This party will rock socks and various articles clothing.


  • Library supplies vote - Passed!

Tours for Visitors

  • Someone will give official tour (make sure liability forms have been signed and that emergency contact info is filled out)


  • Everett delays start of meeting
  • Everett opens up the meeting, asks new members to introduce themselves
    • Ella heard about us from a friend of a friend, wants to blacksmith
    • Matt wants to learn about our tools - woodworking and electronics
    • Jay heard about us on a blog or something. Writes software - wants to electricity
    • Claire doesn't remember how she heard about us. Wants to do some weaving - kinda bummed that we don't still have the big loom. Wants to build things she's designed.
    • Dzak makes seriously a ridiculous amount of noise.
    • Daria found out about us through members. She's an architect, wants to make various things
    • A guy whose name I didn't catch heard about us from friends, wants to make nonspecific things.
  • Everett (Steve?) introduces board members and area hosts
  • Who's been awesome?
    • Everett was awesome, he took pictures of the pysanky eggs! He has not yet posted them, which would make him even more awesome.
    • New member Daniel cleaned the lounge - he's awesome
    • Derek and Jason cleaned the laser extensively - including the ventilation.
  • Adam and Steve fight over the tour. Adam wins by fiat.
  • We voted on a thing.

Meeting end: 20:23