Meeting Notes 2016-02-09
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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
For extended discussions, we may take stack and borrow from MIBS Rules#Meeting Procedures.
Intro to PS1
New People (name - where did you hear about us - what do you make/hack)
- Peter | Googled "Chicago Hackerspaces | Likes to knit
- Christine | Learned through Ryan | was cutting acrylic in Vegas
- Ryan | Helped start hackerspace in Las Vegas - "The Syn Shop" | old member of PS1| does electronics, software, hardware, product design
- Rolf | from Germany, working here | need a space to realize projects |
- Rohaja | also from Germany | dreaming about furniture projects
- Zach | dayjob in software, like to do woodworking | did some open shop at REbuilding Exchange, they suggested us
- Jacob | Will referred him | working on a floor that repels snow
Two Random Members
- Working on vending machine
- Learned about PS1 from Andy, came to grand opening in 2009
- Works on metals, used knitting machines. Would like to incorporate electronics with both of those projects.
- Nate Moneyfeld introduced her to PS1 at a soft computing workshop
Board and Area Hosts
- Justin - President
- Jennie P. - Vice-president ("The Vulture")
- Lyn - Director At Purple
- Simon - Secretary
- Anna - Electronics Area Host
- Dean - Machine Shop
- Shay - Tool Cage
- Shellie - Arts & Crafts & Digital Media
Things that need doing around the space
- Dust collector filter needs to be removed and cleaned out
- Reminder to empty the dust collector bins too
- Sidewalk needs to keep getting shoveled this week
- Thanks to the mystery sidewalk shoveler!
What have you been hacking
- Ryan is building a Star Trek replicator
- Anthony is using a spare cell phone to track his car
- Lyn made a new cellphone cover
- Simon refactored some ugly python code
- 300 Seconds of fame is tonight
- Tonight is analog game night - board games in the lounge!
- Anti-valentine's day event 11-1pm here
- Chocolate event on Friday run by Shelly
- RSVP on Meetup please
- Grownup Science Fair - Wednesday, April 20
- at the Northern Island Field House
Who wants to give a tour?
Thanks to Shellie for giving the tour!