Meeting Notes 2015-12-08

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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 call outs
  • Tell me about What You Hack
  • Announcements
  • Questions
  • Votes
  • Tour

For extended discussions, we may take stack and borrow from MIBS Rules#Meeting Procedures.


Intro to PS1



New People

New People (name - where did you hear about us - what do you make/hack)

  • Stacy these 2 guys - letter press, likes machines
  • Diah - hackerspace in CA, wood
  • Virginia - dinner - he brought me here
  • Robert - a friend in vollyball -woodworking
  • Brian - homebrew, softrware - friend of a friend
  • Mike - cook brew wood - this guy
  • Ben - unknown, art projects, metal shop on line referral
  • Jeff - folks at makerfare - stuff and such

Board and Area Hosts

  • Justin
  • Brian
  • Doorman Dave
  • Anna
  • Shellie
  • Lyn
  • Arturo
  • Ron
  • Erik
  • Dean
  • Andrew

Two Random Members

  • Carl - make videos - recorded a talk about hackerspaces
  • Eric - brew beer, past president, make things, bells, wifi stuff, robots - conference talk at HOPE 2009

Things that need doing around the space

  • We need a wild party.
  • We need to fix the tardis
  • We need a ladder to the roof
  • An exterior climbing wall on the outside of the building

Awesome Callouts

  • Michael Skilton for running blacksmithing classes. Justin (talk) 11:54, 6 December 2015 (CST)
  • Eric Beauchamp for running woodworking (end grain cutting board) classes. Justin (talk) 11:54, 6 December 2015 (CST)
  • Andrew Camardella for upgrading the dust collector. Justin (talk) 11:54, 6 December 2015 (CST)
  • Andrew Camardella for the honeycomb bed
  • Michael Skilton - floor plans

What have you been hacking

  • Justin is hacking a robot for robotics competition
  • Shellie made a matching baby quilt and baby sweater
  • Patrick - laser cut mugs


  • Justin: Bike night is canceled for Dec. 9th
  • Justin: Robot Riot - geek bar - Dec. 9th
  • Justin: Star Wars movie marathon Saturday Dec. 12th starting at noon
  • Ron: newbie programming office hours Sat. Dec. 12 at 7pm
  • Andrew: Shopbot software/hardware training on Thurs. Dec. 10th 6:30pm - 10pm (V-carve)
  • Arturo: 300 seconds of fame (lightning talks)
  • Arturo: Kink paddle 12pm-2pm take home your paddle
  • Will: Kitchen office hours 5pm - 7pm


  • Does anybody have a plan to learn everything about everything in the space? Wiki will help get you oriented to mostly what we have. Have a project in mind.
  • Any audio engineering experience from an electronic standpoint? Audio Basillica, electronic office hours


Vote to Sprawl

  • Quorum is 39
  • 33 valid email votes
  • Total Yes votes: 45
  • Total No votes: 1
  • Total Abstain votes: 2
  • Result: Vote passes


Shellie will give tour. Thanks Shellie.