Meeting Notes 2017-06-27

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Agenda

  • Intro to PS1 and what we're about. (2 mins MAX)
  • Tour leaves (new people)
  • Update from the BoD about what's going
  • Update from area hosts about what's going on
  • 8:15pm SHARP Voting time, if a vote is taking place
  • Tour returns post voting
  • Introduce the Board and Area Hosts
  • Other announcements
    • Things that need doing around the space.
    • Awesome call outs
    • Events
  • Let new members and visitors intro themselves, what are they interested in?
  • Questions
  • What are you working on?

For extended discussions, we may take stack and borrow from MIBS Rules#Meeting Procedures.

Minutes

Area updates

ELectronics Area

  • If you bring items from electronics to elsewhere in the space, please bring it back! Or don't bring it elsewhere in the first place.
    • A dremel kit is missing.

Hot Metals

  • Close the cylinder after using it. We used two cylinders of Argon in a weekend.

Small Metals

  • The four week series was completed!
    • Cast all weekend. Successfully burned out ABS. Had about a 50% success rate.
    • Challenges:
      • Investment process challenges - plaster setting too fast
      • Getting metal to temperature and keeping it there was a challenge too.
        • The TIG welder was useful
    • Wishlist: oxyacetylene and more ventilation
      • Is there an existing draft vote for ventilation?
      • Figure out how to store oxyactylene
        • Combustible cage with long line? Possibly in the boiler room?

General Area

  • Is there interest in a workshop on how to do network cabling correctly?
    • Talk to Erik. He'd like to teach some folks & improve cabling in the space.

What'd you hack?

  • Erik frankensteined two fitbits
  • Power racing teams went to Kansas City this weekend
    • Cars qualified 3rd & 5th
    • All of the cars finished!
    • Milwaukee in three weeks, Detroit in 4
  • Will made a clock from Adafruit box four
  • Ron O. wrote an Alexa skill that will give you speeds and feeds for MiG welding
  • Luis has been making guitar pickups (and made a guitar pickup winder). He'd like to teach folks. Stay tuned and contact Luis for more details!


Discussion

  • Could we get a soda machine?
    • We do have a soda fridge, run by Will
    • If you just want a soda when you get in, you may want to just buy your own soda and keep it here.
  • If you want an RFID tag (or to set up your existing tag), talk to Casey, Sam, Ron
    • Front AND back doors work with RFID. This is awesome.
  • IF YOU ARE HERE LATE, PLEASE SHUT THE DOORS. Please.
  • Key to hot metals gate appears to be gone.

Announcements

  • Tomorrow is Tau day - double pi & pie!
    • Party tomorrow here, 7:30.
  • Saturday: Analog game night
  • Video game group happened on Sunday and was great. Modeling, coding, storytelling: we've got it all.
  • Congratulations to Andy on his newest project!
  • Jennie's restaurant is opening tomorrow!
    • Go to Kitchen 17 and check it out!
  • Air system may go down for Tucker to work on compressor.

General Announcements

Upcoming Events

Things that need doing or discussing

Awesome callouts

Intro to PS1

Bylaws#Purpose

Introductions

New People

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

Two Random Members

Board and Area Hosts

Things that need doing around the space

Awesome Callouts

What have you been hacking

Announcements

Questions

Votes

Tour

Who wants to give a tour?