Meeting Notes 2015-08-04

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Meeting Minutes
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  • Intro to PS1 and what we're about.
  • Let new members and visitors intro themselves.
  • Pick 2 random people to introduce themselves.
  • Introduce the Board and Area Hosts
  • Go over things that need doing around the space.
  • Awesome callouts.
  • Tell me about What You Hack
  • Announcements.
  • Votes.


  • Brief overview of what PS1 is (<1min).
  • New members/visitors introduce themselves.
  • Introduce the Board and Area Hosts.
  • To Do


  • In minutes



  • 8 new people introduced themselves. Welcome new people!
  • 2 random person introduce themselves. [Skipped]
  • Introduce board and volunteers.
  • To Do Tasks:
    • Program the programmable thermostat so it isn't 900 degrees in the space
    • Replacing shop audio system.
    • Door closer needed for the front door. Andrew and Doorman Dave will work on this.
    • Need projection screen from the catwalk moved into the lounge.
    • If you take out a tool, put it away. If you liberate dust, please collect it.
    • Please don't put stuff in the fire lane. Please move the stack of wood on the electrical panels.
  • Awesome Callouts:
    • Toba has consistently amused Doorman Dave
    • Casey for donating a receiver box for the shop
    • Casey for starting to organize ham radio events
    • Eric Wessing for tidying ethernet cables
    • Dave and Hef for SSO auth software
  • Things People Hacked:
    • Dubi hacked a building block system out of CDs and laser cut wood
    • Brian Chojnowski built a NAS media server
  • Announcements:
    • Wednesday, August 5, 7 PM Microcontroller programming for Chicago South Side Mini Maker Faire
    • Wednesday, August 5, 8 PM TOOOL - Lock Picking in the
    • Saturday, August 8: Chicago South Side Mini Maker Faire, Ford City Mall, looking for volunteers
    • Saturday, August 8, 4 PM: Sausage and Bread Making Night
    • August 7-9: MuseCon in Itasca - Music, 3D printed stuff, knitting, sewing. Ananda will do a pop up panel on PS:One.
    • Monday, August 10, 7 PM: Electronics Office Hours
    • Wednesday, August 12, 7 PM: Radiationpalooza with Bionerd23, Ryan, and Elizabeth. Will replace SEM Office Hours this month.
    • Monday, August 17, 7 PM: NERP Persons from University of Chicago are talking about big data.
    • Saturday, August 22: Bit Bash, Game developers conference near the Loop.
    • Announced new Area Hosts: Andrew Camardella (CNC), Shae Kurko (Tool Cage)
    • We scored some water soluble 3D printer filament, and we are getting a loan of a 3D scanner.
    • Sheila needs a host for Python Office Hours for Wednesday, August 12.
    • We need Volunteer Authorizers for the Wood Shop, Machine Shop, and CNC.