Meeting Notes 2017-03-28

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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



Board and Area Hosts

  • Andrew - President
  • Ed - Director at Large - Electronics, Cold Metals, NERP
  • Simon - Secretary - Notes and things Rpi & audio this week
  • Lyn - 24 Hour Party Person
  • Aushra - Small Metals that are Small and Not Steel
  • Matt - CNC Area Host
  • Brian - Treasurer - math and treasure
  • Anna - Electronics -
  • Ron - Hot Metals Area Host - Fire, Energy, Sparks
  • Gerald & Shelly - Kitchen Area Hosts - Fire, Energy, Edible
  • Ken - Space Ops - Infrastructure - getting air, power, water and the like to the machines
  • Erik - General Area - Everything Else

New People

New People (name - where did you hear about us - what do you make/hack What brought you here?

  • Ian - we're right off the Addison bus stop, here for community... and the woodshop
  • Phil - woodshop
  • Noah - brought by David
  • David - Jesse proselytized effectively while on a Lyft ride
  • Mike - drones, electronics, woodworking, brass foundry
  • Brian - sign company
  • Nico - works at Crafty Beaver, introduced by Brian, has been selling people
  • Rolf - not a new member, but
  • Alok - Adam introduced Alok to
  • Sarah - Introduced by Jesse, woodworking, metals, shopbot
  • Neil - 3d art, woodcarving and icecarving, looking for space
  • Lashawn - introduced by Lauren, interested in woodworking
  • Ed - came from CA, here for community & robotics & antenna design and construction, used to teach and programming and robotic control
  • Victoria & Will - Sending a balloon into space, programming, raspberry pis, automating the house, SENDING A BALLOON INTO SPACE
  • Peter - working on making 100 square wave synthesizers for audience control.

What have you been hacking

  • Dubi added a touchtone headset to his iphone. Available parts are
  • Simon made a Volumio audio server with Raspberry Pi
  • Gerald painted Battletech three miniatures
  • Matt made a keyboard, cut a brass plate with the Analytics waterjet, keys, leds, soldering
  • Shelly has been making paintings for the yard at Yosemite Garden Center
  • Will finished his first Raspberry Pi project - connected Rpi to an apartment call box
  • Nico - career carpenter, rehab homes
  • Andrew made a finger sensor at Jesse's event - it senses the bend in your finger
  • Jesse ran a finger sensor event - talk to Jesse if you're interested in finger sensors
  • Ian makes paintings - recent from NY

Things that need doing around the space

  • Window fans in the lounge
  • Lots of things in and under limbo - go browse and remove things - wire under the table
    • Limbo is now in a single shelf -
  • Limbo is a single shelf -
  • Rack on the left in the metal shop
  • BIG donation came in on Saturday. There's still stuff to be given away - the table that has the sign about being FREE TO TAKE
  • Check Lost and Found - take your stuff!
    • Bin under the glass table
    • Make a bigger sign for lost and found! If Anna doesn't do it, you should.
  • Where are cleaning products?
    • In the safe! This is not a joke.

Awesome Callouts

  • Brian - for closing out the 2016 books!!!!!!!
  • Andrew & Ron for putting three carts together for tool carts
  • Chris did an awesome Tier One metals authorization
  • Will had an awesome game night on Saturday


  • Pumping Station One Turns Eight 's Birthday Party - Saturday April 23
    • Bronze Anniversary
  • Tebbenny Paint store across from Home Depot has given all PS:One members a
  • Petersen's Plastics has miscellaneous plexi for goo
  • Thursday at 7 - workshop to make touchtone head
    • Bring
  • CAJOO - come play music well or badly - Wednesday, 7pm: NOISE SOUNDS MUSIC


  • Is Wrestling Even Real



Who wants to give a tour?