Meeting Notes 2015-12-22

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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
  • Questions
  • Votes
  • Tour

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


Intro to PS1



New People

  • Jeff - new to Chicago and found PS1 Googling for hackerspace

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

Board and Area Hosts

  • Jenny
  • Brian
  • Ron
  • Dean
  • Shae
  • Eric

Two Random Members

  • Dean - cold-metal area host. Loves to work on machines - working on the bender
  • Patrick - found us from a Make magazine article way back when - been a member going on 6 years. Power Racing and laser stuffs. Loves to make the machines that make the things

Things that need doing around the space

no outstanding items that anyone knew of

Awesome Callouts

  • Ron - Mike Skilton for "rekindling" support for the forge
  • multiple - Andy L. - build your own guitar
  • Eric - Jessie - for holding knitting office hours on Monday and it was "awesome"

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


  • Brian - Vote to buy printer cutter, next week (no quorum today)
  • Will - NYE party on 12/31 @ 7p and on - pot luck
  • Jenny - every 5th Tuesday there is a pot luck and 12/29 is it !
  • Jenny - newbie programming canceled for the holidays
  • Jenny - volunteer authorizer shoutout (machine shop) apps due the 3rd of Jan


  • when is the 2016 Board member vote happening - will be announced 12/29




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