Meeting Notes 2014-06-10

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  • Intro PS1 and what we're about
  • let new members and visitors intro themselves
  • pick 2 random people to introduce themselves
  • go over things that need doing around the space
  • Awesome callouts


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


  • 300 Seconds of Fame is tonight
  • Powerpoint Karaoke after 300 seconds of fame
  • Voting next week on a new laser printer because Monica is broken.
  • Power hour on 22nd to clean out IT equipment.
  • Writer Zen Garden has 3 things this week. Thursday 7-9 at SSH:C there is Module 2 of business planning for out of the box thinkers.
    • Escape Velocity is Friday from 7:00-8:30 - Free form artistry. Bring writing, arts prompts.
    • Saturday 6:00-8:00 is Prompt Circle. Lots of traditional writing prompts and fun story games. Come out to try writing.
  • Ed is proposing Cold Metals Vertical Bandsaw Vote
  • Pumping Station: Yum is Friday at 7pm.
  • Planning meeting for Hackaday contest tomorrow at 7pm.
  • HOPE is a thing.
  • July 18-20 is pitchfork. We need members to volunteer at the festival. They'll pay us if we have enough volunteers show up. Talk to Jerry for more info, or check the mailing list. See some shows for free and help PS:1
  • Jerry is sorry.

Tours for Visitors

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



  • Meeting begins at 20:04
  • New folks!
    • Abdula is from Purdue and he googled us.
    • Someone whose name I didn't catch is a jeweller, chef, baker, bike builder, scientist and whatever else. He's known about us for a while.
    • Jerry is bad at sneaking.
    • Jeff just signed up. He's a 3d animator and is interested in all kinds of stuff.
    • Noonie is randomly selected to introduce herself. Lyn brought her here. She likes to make and hack all kinds of things. Textiles, authoring. Laser cutting is on the docket.
    • Sarah found out about us because of Skittles. She does clay, beading and things like that. Also writing.
    • Harley writes. Tabletop gaming.
    • Skittles is then randomly selected to introduce herself. Found out about us from meandering on the internet. Likes learning about all the things. She likes knowing where the books are. And what we have. So she can learn all the things.
  • Bry introduces everyone with a title.
    • Hef's the internet gnome. There should have been a record of what his title was because he was spelling something
  • Announcements
  • Awesome callouts
    • Justin and Derek wrote some code for a robot.
    • Greg broke that robot.
    • Sheila helped Nackle with python and then followed up on it!
  • More new folks!
    • Chris found out about us from Tim S. Yay Tim! Chris likes to build anything one could imagine. Decided to check out a meeting and boom.
    • Kim heard about us from Zach. She and Zach go to dev boot camp together. PS:1 blows her mind.
    • Mikey. Same, same. Programming, auto repair.
  • We vote
  • Meeting ends at 20:32