Meeting Notes 2014-07-22

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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.


  • Dzak is giving a tour to a bunch of research librarians. This Thursday. 7pm. Pumping Station: One.
  • Sevin wants someone to hack a 2.4ghz radio signal from a thing in his brain. Someone put some more voices in his head. Get in touch with him.
    • Hackathon?
  • Justin - Chicago South Side Mini Maker Faire - we could use some people to kick in towards noisemakers or bring in other projects.
  • Will has two open seats in his car for Detroit Maker Faire. He's leaving Friday morning. Dave has space but no air conditioning?



  • Meeting beings at 20:09
  • Everett welcomes folks to PS1 and talks about what a hackerspace is
    • Horrifying things
  • New members introduce themselves
    • Roger Moore has a problem. No. He doesn't recall how he heard about us. Engineering undergrad, HAM, willing to hack anything.
    • Roger's son, Roger. He builds robots.
    • Valerie, his daughter. She likes robots but isn't sure what she wants to do yet.
  • Everett introduces board members and area hosts.
  • Two random people introduce themselves.
    • Dave works on mostly bikes and linux stuff, but some other stuff too. He heard about us from linux/python meetups and TOOOL.
    • Donald has been here for a couple years (but isn't familiar with this bit! Shame). Member for 2.5 years, found out about by googling hackerspaces. That's the end of that sad story. Google is your friend.
  • Jason hates it when people are productive.
  • Awesome callouts
    • Tac (Mike) taught a linear algebra class on Sunday, and then again tonight. What a guy
    • Jerry organized Pitchfork volunteers. Bry didn't go, she's sorry.
    • Hef scored us a kickass label printer.
    • Will doesn't know any bands. He's not that kind of music fan.
  • Announcments.
  • Dzak leaves on a tour.
  • Meeting ends at 20:21