Meeting Notes 2016-11-22

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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

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

  • Jack | Software Engineer | been doing different network stuff recently | Just moved from SF | came here back in 2010-2011
  • Brandon | Industrial Engine Generator Mechanic | referred by Mike | parallel generators |
  • Andy | tinker with software and hardware in college | here to explore |
  • Shea | women's lit | ceramics | brought by Mike
  • Rachel | developer | woodworking & making things

Two Random Members

  • Sean | member since 2009, when the space started | wood projects | programming background
    • Started meeting at Mercury Cafe, rented a space down the street
  • Mike | member for 2-3 weeks | found hackerspaces in Detroit (I3), interested in woodworking

Board and Area Hosts

  • Justin - President
  • Jennie - Vice-President
  • Simon - Secretary
  • Erik - General Area Host
  • Anna - Electronics Area Host

Things that need doing around the space

  • Take out the garbage, do your dishes, empty the dust-collector, sweep, clean up after yourself

Awesome Callouts

  • Whoever moved hot metals
  • And whoever put the curtains (Ron? Niko? And their merry band?)
  • Brian for soap-making class

What have you been hacking

  • Will made a Library Box - Wifi access point that's not connected to the internet, files, chat room
  • Will made some gear toys
  • Simon's working on powering cameras with wall warts and
  • Brandon is working on remote diesel fired heater with prestart
  • Johnny is up to five chords on guitar
  • Jack has been brewing kombucha


  • Potluck - Fifth Tuesday Potluck during member meeting - next week! Bring some food, eat some food
  • Bike night, CAJOO, kitchen office hours is canceled, kitchen office hours
  • Cybersecurity 101 for Organizers is on Sunday, 4-6 pm


  • What was this space before we took it over?
    • It was a specialty screen printing shop
  • Which 3D printers are working these days?
    • Great question
  • Is that pie?


  • No votes


Who wants to give a tour?

  • Thanks Mike!