Meeting Notes 2016-09-27

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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

Paul - Milwaukee Maker Faire - Welding/Sculpting/Woodkworking Carlos - - Making cool things Jessie - Found out from another member - Entrepreneurship Rick - Searching online for offbeat things in Chicago - Paper crafts/Very big paper crafts

Two Random Members

Patrick - Google search and Make Magazine on hackerspaces - Makes blinky lights and Power Racing Series Jessie - - Likes electronics / machine knit circuit boards

Board and Area Hosts

Justin - President of PS:1 Ray - Public relations, upstairs Ron - Hot metal area hosts Andrew - CNC area host Erik - General area host Gerald - Kitchen area host Eric - Woodshop area host

Things that need doing around the space

  • Need people to move stuff around to the appropriate spaces; area hosts have been adding tasks to AirTable.
  • Lounge 2.0 needs cleanup
  • RFID system needs some love
  • Jessie has some electronic work on the walls - needs some tapcon for the walls
  • Andy needs a space for spray painting

Awesome Callouts

  • Joe Dowling and Matt Keith ground all the tiles off the floor in the alcove and reground the flood in the CNC area
  • Andrew and Jenny and everyone who went to Milwaukee for the Power Racing Series and Patrick for the good race
  • Eric secured some new equipment
  • Ron made one of the plasma TVs work with a Raspi

What have you been hacking

  • Johnny made a knife from a railroad spike
  • Jeremy made some inflatable Christmas inflatables singing about their own mortality at Elmuhrst Art Museum


  • Ken has woodshop authorizations on Monday at 7pm
  • Make sure the back doors close
  • Back doors need some work with the hinges
  • Leo bought a 40w laser cutter - could use some help with Corel Draw to it
  • Gerald is going to do another curry demo two Saturdays from now for making Japanese brown curry; meat and vegan versions
  • Gerald's kitchen office hours are Fridays at 6pm to 7 or 8.
  • Kitchen planning meeting this Friday at 6pm
  • Justin is having Bike Nite tomorrow at 7pm
  • Tomorrow at 7pm is Cajoo - people getting together and play instruments.
  • Arduino workshop with Jessie October 26th at 2pm


No questions



Ray's being volunteered to give a tour