Meeting Notes 2015-12-15

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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 call outs
  • Tell me about What You Hack
  • Announcements
    • Vote Next week on Printer Cutter proposed by Brian.
  • Questions
  • Votes
  • Tour

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


Intro to PS1



New People

  • Brian - software engineer, open source - Ron meetup
  • Dave - raspberry pi, phython - Sheila & Carl
  • Don - industrial design, tinker 3d printing, laser cutting - internet search, meetup (Thinkbox)
  • Xanghe - fablab UICU, embedded systems, hack coffee - internet, google
  • Rebecca - jewelry, bead queen, forge, sewing - 2 guy in gray hats Arturo & Will

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

Board and Area Hosts

  • Justin
  • Sheila
  • Lyn
  • Ron
  • Arturo
  • Erik
  • Dean
  • Matt

Two Random Members

  • Dan - woodshop, dabbled in other places - co-worker Paul Mance
  • Everett - machine shop metals, crappy forging, - hackerspaces in other states

Things that need doing around the space

  • Dean - fix dripping faucets in bathrooms downstairs - Erik will do
  • Arturo - new furniture for kitchen, a new island
  • Justin - paint on the walls that are blank
  • Will - stop putting chemicals and paint in the kitchen sink, use the shop sink in the hot metals area instead
  • Sheila - make weird decal eyes to keep people from using the kitchen sink for dangerous chemicals

Awesome Callouts

  • Will - cleaned the kitchen
  • Ron - Justin dominated at Robot Wars
  • Justin - people who helped make the robot - Ron (transportation and other things), Everett(metal work), Dean, Andy (glitter dispersal), Greg (parts), random people who offered ideas

What have you been hacking

  • Triano - setting up router table, Home Depot (bad at cs), fence missing
  • Justin - robot that shoots glitter and won a trophy, won a case of beer
  • Justin - hosting Star Wars day


  • Sheila - Vote to buy printer cutter, next week
  • Sheila - Python office hours 12/16/15 at 7pm
  • Justin - bike office hours cancelled
  • Will - Tabletop Game Night from 5pm until
  • Justin - space expansion, organize 2 committees Space Planning Safety Committee, Space Planning for Hosted Area Committee


  • How many times did you glitter people at the robot competition? Justin, 4 times
  • What does it take to be a member? Pay money on paypal from the website, choose full member or starving hacker status, have id checked by 2 board members, go to the orientation tour




Who wants to give a tour? Ron volunteered to give a tour