Meeting Notes 2016-08-23

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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

  • Danny - moved here from Seattle, is into drones, boats, building tools, googled maker spaces.
  • Dexter - In school mechanical engineer, into robotics, found out through JP.
  • Abe - mechanical engineer, computers, gaming tech nerd, recommended through Jeremy.
  • Austin - tinkering, cars, woodworking , found out through Abe.
  • Eng - just graduated mechanical engineer, solid works, automation using sensors, found out through college.
  • Scott - wants to learn about ps1, learn python, found out through Python meetup.
  • Dr. Harvey - 50 patents, chemistry, electro plating device. Brown introduced him, the guy with a rock crusher. Nuclear physician, knows electronics.
  • Trent - graphic designer, art, interest in STEM, found out through Dr. Harvey.

Two Random Members

  • Dan - industrial designer, hack LED lighting, carbon nano tube plate lighting, found out from a friend.
  • Jacob, interested in power boats, president of Evanston makers, googled maker spaces

Board and Area Hosts

Things that need doing around the space

  • Finish lounge 2.0
  • Back door being open is an issue with security
  • Clean up after yourself!
  • If you use stuff, maybe buy some more.

Awesome Callouts

  • Andrew - for authorizing on wood lathe
  • Andrew and Matt - Power washed lounge 2.0
  • Ed and bob - took care of mac mini

What have you been hacking

  • John Farmer - Working on a guitar.
  • Danny - Working on a drone, one has removable arms.
  • JP - secured line of sight rights for southeast of O'Hare, for cameras and put on You tube
  • Jonny - using software to making a game, based on pet.
  • Shelly - finished three more pages for a coloring book.


  • Friday at 6 - Kitchen planning meeting
  • Thursday - barbeque, bring beer and meat, breakfast for dinner
  • Wednesday - Python
  • Wednesday - Cajoo
  • Thursday - Kicad, Andrew S.
  • MSnbc book club
  • Saturday - Analog game night
  • Saturday - Southside mini maker fair
  • Sunday - Orientation to PS1


  • Historical significance of PS1, based on the first responder to Chicago fire.
  • How do events and access to the space work.



Who wants to give a tour? Dan will give a tour!