Meeting Notes 2014-09-02

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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
  • Anthony is our new Direcctor at Large!


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


  • Bad Idea Hackathon is happening September 5-7 at Geek Bar.
  • PS:1 Design contest. Please design some swag and submit it to - win fabulous prizes!
  • Shellie is moving her office hours to 8pm every Wednesday. Come do arty stuff!
  • This Friday: Movie night. Codebreaker - it's about Alan Turing. 7:30pm in the lounge
  • Tomorrow is TOOOL. Come pick some locks at 8pm in the lounge! You will definitely pick a lock if you come.
  • Next Tuesday is 300 seconds of fame! 5 minute lightning talks by literally anyone on literally any topic! Come talk to us for five minutes.
  • Tomorrow is Bike Night! If you have a bike and it's broken or crappy or awesome, bring it to bike night.



  • Meeting begins at 20:03
  • Everett welcomes folks and introduces PS1
    • Steve heckles
      • "This is weird. You're behind me."
  • New folks introduce themsleves
    • Curt found out about us from a friend. He likes to do woodworking stuff, for the most part. He wants to learn other things.
    • Matt found out about us from Curt. He thought it sounded cool. He likes electronics, multicopters.
    • Dianne is an art teacher. She makes musical instruments from nontraditional materials and children's toys.
    • Sam found out about us from Joe. His wife joined recently. He likes to knit, write software, write not-software. Music and math. Lots of things. Drunken knitting machine purchases.
    • Jay heard about us on Reddit. He was looking for woodworking tools. Has done metalworking and electronics in the past.
    • Chris followed Jay here. MechE into carpentry and cars.
    • Pierre. Internet. Stuff. He's a model rocketeer and is into machining. He hates computers and loves math. He's a musician
  • Two not-new folks:
    • Justin has been a member for almost a year now. He's the general area host. He heard about us from his friend Jerry. Robots, bicycles, beer, CNC machines.
  • Everett introduces board members and area hosts
  • Anthony Sontag is our new Director at Large! Welcome to hell, buddy.
  • Awesome callouts
    • Ray Doekson left his computer here for a while but then he took it out of here quickly.
      • "That's not awesome. Well, okay"
    • Trigby was cleaning up upstairs! Thanks, we depend on our members to get things like this done.
    • Trigby also made a feeds and speeds chart for the machine shop.
    • Donald has spent loads of time on our 3d printers
      • "It's not done yet!"
    • Jenny has been hosting movie nights, revitalizing an old tradition. Drew is helping.
    • Derek for always addressing member concerns.
    • Jenny did a lot of work on getting a cleaning service hired - hopefully the space will be a bit sparklier.
    • Hef ran a sweet systems meeting to get people up to speed on our network
      • People immediately started breaking stuff!
  • We have no idea what we're doing!
  • Announcements
  • Meeting closes at 20:26