Meeting Notes 2015-08-11

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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.
  • Introduce board and volunteers.
  • To Do Tasks:
    • New 3D printing filament is needed.
    • Need more PS:One stickers.
    • Alphabetized liability waivers need filing. These are in the safe.
    • Keep taking out the trash.
  • Awesome Callouts:
    • Derek hung the projector screen in the lounge.
    • Doorman Dave and Hef for getting Discourse running.
    • Justin, Andrew and Arturo for going to South Side Maker Faire.
    • Andrew for getting together a cleanup event for Area Hosts.
  • Things People Hacked:
    • Elizabeth Koprucki made a space called the Fab Lab at the Chicago Innovation Exchange. Soft opening happened four weeks ago.
    • Carl discovered that an empty plastic alcohol bottle turned upside down makes an excellent funnel for watering plants.
  • Announcements:
    • Tonight after the meeting: 300 Seconds of Fame
    • Wednesday, August 12, 7 PM: Radiationpalooza with Bionerd23, Ryan, and Elizabeth. Will replace SEM Office Hours this month.
    • Python Office Hours which normally happens Wednesday is cancelled on account of radiation.
    • Friday, August 14, 8 PM: Dungeons and Dragons game
    • Saturday, August 15, 2 PM: Chicago LUG (Linux Users Group) - in the electronics area.
    • Saturday 5 PM: Analog Game Night
    • Saturday, August 15, 7 PM: NPOO - Newbie Programmer Office Hours.
    • Sunday, August 16, 12 PM: Bread and Sausage Making
    • Saturday, August 22, 12 PM: Shop Cleanup Day. The shop will be closed for cleaning. Food and drink will be provided.