Meeting Notes 2017-12-05

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Meeting Minutes
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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
  • Other announcements, events, awesome callouts, what have you been hacking, general discussion, etc.
  • 8:15pm SHARP Voting time, if a vote is taking place

Minutes

Intro to PS1

Board Updates

  • Volunteer authorizer applications are open! Email president@ or vicepresident@ to apply. No experience necessary.
  • Working on adding Area Hosts to be able to do ID checks
  • Anybody want to do a cleaning day this weekend?
  • Rube Goldberg competition - need volunteers to help kids. Check the Google Group.

Area Host Updates

Small Metals

  • New forming tools! Stakes and hammers and casting equipment oh my.

Announcements, Events, Discussion

PS1 folks competed in a Maker Challenge Hackathon

  • LoRa & radio challenge - building strain sensors in buildings that communicate over LoRa radio

Anybody interested in IoT projects?

  • idea: create sensor to track if the PS:One doors are closed - contact Andrew if you're interested

Monitoring frequently broken equipment

  • Proposal to set up a camera to monitor frequently broken equipment
  • What kind of access policies would we have for the footage?
    • We do have cameras at external doors (for insurance purposes); only board members have access

Is there a list of things that are broken and need fixing?

Wikignomes

  • Anybody want to meet up for wikignomes again?
    • Sure

Is anyone interested in internet radio projects?

  • Sure - put it on the calendar

Internet Connection

  • Discussion of fatter pipes - Erik will talk to his connections

How can I get plugged into events and other people with common interest?

    • Send an email to the Google Group, check calendar, go to office hours for areas (e.g. hot metals, arts and crafts, etc.)

Events

  • Lockpicking tomorrow - 6pm to 11
  • Thursday Bonanza
    • Tool Tuneup Thursday - 6:30-8:30
    • CNC build club at 7
    • Show your work! at 8 - talk about your projects
    • Sonic Pi - Raspberry pi live synth software
  • Saturday
    • Building 3D printer kits - prusa kits and jelly box - 1-5
  • Sunday
    • PS1 Holiday Party - 3-7 pm - bring guests and make merry