Meeting Notes 2014-05-06

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Meeting Minutes
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Meeting Begin: 20:07


  • Intro PS1 and what we're about
  • let new members and visitors intro themselves
  • pick 3 random people to introduce themselves
  • go over things that need doing around the space
  • Awesome callouts
    • Derek bought a crap ton of safety stuff, which was much needed.
    • Derek designed and organized 100 Noise-o-tron kits, brought people to Mini Maker Faire, and freaking ran out of kits at a table that was packed for five and a half hours.


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


  • 300 Seconds of Fame - 2014-05-13
  • Telehackathon with SSH on the weekend of the the 23rd.
  • Hef is going to (hopefully) need some help getting new IT hardware set up in a few weeks.
  • New hot metals area host - Tom Judge!
  • PC Hardware Vote 2014 will be voted on 2014-05-13
  • If you like 'good' music, Pitchfork music festival wants volunteers. In return for this, they will give us money. July 18-20th at Ashland and Lake. Contact Jerry L for information. He will totally hook you up.
  • Programming Office Hours are tomorrow, Wednesday the 7th from 7-9pm.
  • Resonate - community event at Concord(?) arts and music. Proceeds are invested back into arts community. Saturday, May 17th.
  • Cookies for all!
  • Laser cutter certifications tonight! Five minutes from the end of the meeting. This is not a useful announcement if you're reading this after the fact. Sorry.
  • NERP is next Monday!
    • JTAG is cool.
  • TOOOL's annual meeting is tomorrow!
  • This Saturday is Analog Game Night! 7pm start. Come play some board games or whatever. Geeky.
  • Sunday is Math Office Hours. They do math there. For fun.

Tours for Visitors

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



  • Everett begins meeting. tenIntroduces the idea of hackerspaces and talks briefly about PS1.
  • New faces introduce themselves.
    • Jim attended the last orientation. Software developer - wants to weld and stuff like that.
    • Louis is interested in resurfacing scrap wood. He went to an orientation a while ago. Is listening to Steve babble for the second time.
    • Someone wants a clone army
    • Hannah (Banana) is here for lasering. She likes making all kinds of stuff. Found out about PS1 through Allen Larson.
  • Everett introduces 3 random people
    • Tucker found out about us via google. He likes to machine things. Is reportedly good with wood.
    • Sheila (skay) found out about PS1 because someone asked Carl to film something way back when it was in a coffee shop or something? Programmer by trade and in hobbies.
    • Will. Found out about PS1 from and web investigations. Attended originally to work on 'Fresh Paint' (see it in the electronics lab!)
    • Board and area hosts. Shellie made a book out of a book.
  • Who's been awesome?
    • Derek made an electronic noisemaker kit and took it to Maker Faire, spearheaded safety gear purchase
    • Everyone who helped with and attended the birthday party!
    • Steve (TOOOL), Anthony S and Justin C all did Maker Faire and them came out to the party.
  • Toba may be the pun master. Up for debate
  • Boatloads of announcements, see the relevant section.
  • Steve leads a tour.
  • Meeting ends.

Meeting End: 20:28