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- A Hacker Space in progress.
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== [https://wiki.pumpingstationone.org/Current_COVID_Info CLICK HERE for Current Covid-19 Health & Safety Practices] ==
== What We Do ==
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[http://pumpingstationone.org Pumping Station: One] - Chicago's Hackerspace, Founded 2009
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'''*We are a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit [[organization]]'''
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'''*Our Address:''' 3519 N. Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60618-5617 
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'''*General Contact:''' info@pumpingstationone.org
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'''*How do I visit?'''  We have a live, guided virtual tour for prospective new members every Tuesday at 8 PM. It's a great time to get a learn about us, ask questions, and sign up for a membership. [https://meet.jit.si/PS1WeeklyVirtualTourandIDCheck You can join the virtual tour using this link.] Also, you can [https://players.cupix.com/p/nllihJB0 take a virtual tour of Pumping Station: One on your own time by visiting this link.]
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To maximize the safety of visitors and members during the pandemic, in-person tours can be arranged by request. To set one up, we recommend doing so by joining the virtual tours on Tuesdays. You can also email your request to info@pumpingstationone.org.
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Use [https://shopmon.pumpingstationone.org ShopMon] to see real-time activity at the space.
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Build, Break, Create, Invent!
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{| class="wikitable" style="width=100%"
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!colspan="2"|Area Directory
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|'''General'''
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|[[:Category:General_Area|Info]], [https://pumpingstationone.org/events Events], [https://www.meetup.com/Pumping-Station-One/events Meetups]
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|'''CNC'''
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|[[:Category:CNC|Info]]
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|'''Woodshop'''
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|[[:Category:Wood_Shop|Info]]
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|'''Electronics'''
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|[[:Category:Electronics|Info]], [http://www.google.com/calendar/render?cid=hkgq1nkid9up5e4oe9uacqdlic@group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Chicago Events]
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|-
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|'''Arts'''
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|[[:Category:Arts|Info]]
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|-
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|'''Hot Metals'''
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|[[:Category:Hot_Metals|Info]], [http://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=tomjudge.com_cl3vcokea3rl5gfflp5d9putlo%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Chicago Events]
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|-
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|'''Cold Metals'''
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|[[:Category:Cold_Metals|Info]]
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|-
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|'''Small Metals'''
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|[[:Category:Small_Metals|Info]]
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|'''Kitchen'''
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|[[:Category:Kitchen|Info]]
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|}
  
== What We Are Planning ==
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== About PS:One ==
  
We want to create a collaborative environment for people to explore the intersections between technology, art and culture.  We feel the best way to do this is to establish a hacker space similar to others such as the [http://www.cowtowncomputercongress.org/ Cowtown Computer Congress], [http://www.nycresistor.com/ NYC Resistor], [https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/NoiseBridge NoiseBridge], [http://hacdc.org/  HACDC], and other groups around the country.
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* [[Frequently Asked Questions]]
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* [[What is Pumping Station: One]]
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* [[Contact Points]]
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* [[Neighborhood Information]]
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* [http://www.catb.org/jargon/html/H/hacker.html So who are hackers anyway?]
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* [https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1fSw_rkvtLdl2LviR44Uilo9n9bL3BDXxI3dH3_oju48/edit?usp=sharing 1st Floor Map At-a-Glance]
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* [[Current COVID Info]]
  
We also hope to provide a community resource by hosting classes on electronics, programming, crafts, and any other skill that members or others are willing to provide.  We want to make learning and creating fun!
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== Member Information ==
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=='''New Members Start Here!'''==
  
See what kind of stuff we are looking for in the [[wishlist]].
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* [[New Member Orientation]]
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* [https://membership.pumpingstationone.org Membership Website] (Sometimes called Wild Apricot or the member site. You can manage your profile, payments and membership level here)
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* [[Member Manual]]
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* [[Guest Building Access]]
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* [[Administration|How do things get done around here?]]
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* [[How Do I Get Authorized?|How do I get authorized?]]
  
See a running list of possible locations, and add your own, on the [[possible locations]] page.
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====Want to help?====
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* [[How can I help]]
  
== Join Us! ==
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====Need help?====
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* [[Do you need help]]
  
Now is your chance to become a founding member of Pumping Station: One!
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====What are we working on?====
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* [[:Category:Projects|Member Projects]]
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* [[:Category:Tutorials|Member Tutorials]]
  
Membership costs $50 per month.  You can bring a check or cash to one of our [[:Category:Meetings|Meetings]], or pay online through our [http://nobynobyboy.com/paymenttest.html Google Checkout].  There is a $1.50 fee to use Google Checkout, but that merely covers the fee that Google Checkout is charging us.
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====Hey, where can I get stuff?====
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Check the [[Sources]] page for an ever-growing list of places where you can pick up wood, metal, etc.
  
Membership will give you 24/7 access to our hackerspace once it does open.  Until then, it gives you the right to vote on the decisions that the organization makes, the right to run for office in the election on January 27, and the opportunity to help us raise the cash reserves necessary to move into a space as soon as possible!
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== Community ==
  
If you can afford to give more than the $50 monthly fee, we are also [http://nobynobyboy.com/paymenttest.html collecting donations].  These, like the membership fees, will go toward raising the cash reserves that we need to move into a space.
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Who are the members of PS:One? How do they communicate? What do they know about this whole social interwebs thing?
  
== Where We Are Meeting ==
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====[[Administration]]====
(more information at [[:Category:Meetings|Meetings]])
 
  
Currently meeting every Tuesday at Mercury Cafe Chicago at 7pm.
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* [[The Board|Board of Directors]] - The points of contact for day-to-day corporate operations, but not for most tools, equipment and space utilization.
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* [[:Category:Hosted Areas|Area Hosts]] - The main points of contact for the (currently 12) different areas of the space.
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* [[Volunteer Positions|Volunteer Authorizers]] - contact info for the Volunteer Positions established by the Board.
  
http://www.chimercurycafe.com/
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==== Communication ====
  
Come and show up; we're always looking for interesting people.
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* [[:Category:Meetings| Member Meetings]]
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* [[Contact Points#Email Lists|Email Lists]]
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* [[Contact Points#Social Networks|Social Networking]]
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* [[Contact Points#Links|Other PS:One sites and online spaces]]
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* [[Freshdesk|Freshdesk]] - A help desk system that we use to track issues.
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* [[Votes|Member Votes]] - How we do/buy/decide big things
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* [[:Category:Policy|Policies]]
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* [https://canvas.pumpingstationone.org/login/ldap Canvas LMS]
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* [https://www.signupgenius.com/tabs/93d71d90fa5c3e8ce8-ps1signups Signup Genius]
  
==== What to Expect ====
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== [[Events]] ==
  
Anything. Bring a project, laptop or otherwise. Meetings are informal, but educational.
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* [http://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=hhlp4gcgvdmifq5lcbk7e27om4%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Chicago PS:One Google Calendar]
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* [http://www.meetup.com/Pumping-Station-One/ PS:One Meetup Group]
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* [[:Category:Classes|Classes]]
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* [[New events|How do I create an event?]]
  
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== Things We Have ==
  
We have also just put up a mailing list.
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How to do things, where to get things, what's in the area, and other general reference stuff you feel like sharing.
So mosey on over to http://groups.google.com/group/pumping-station-one and sign up.
 
  
== Communique:Dispatch==
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==== Hardware ====
  
Where you can find the musings and info on PumpingStation:One
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* [[Facilities]]: A list of what has been made available, and what should soon be made available to members.
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* [[:Category:Equipment|Tools and Equipment]] : All PS:One equipment, tools, authorization, safety, and repair information goes here.
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* [[Sources]]: Where to get stuff: from Depots to dumpsters.
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* [[:Category:Facilities|Building Facilities]]: How our building works.
  
Meeting Notes: [[:Category:Meetings]]
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==== Other ====
  
Mailing List: http://groups.google.com/group/pumping-station-one
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* [[Resources]]
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* [[Administration#Important Documents|Important Documents and Files]]
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* [[IT Infrastructure]]
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* [[Supplies]] and other things purchased for day-to-day space needs
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* [[Member Storage Registry]] tracks locker/shelf use
  
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/pumpingstation1
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== What We Do ==
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PS:One is a [[Do-ocracy]]. Here is some of what we do:
  
Flickr: http://flickr.com/photos/pumpingstationone
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==== Current Projects ====
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* Mapping the building's [[Electrical]] systems...
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* [[Gathering Materials]]
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* [[:Category:Wishlist|Wishlists]]
  
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=43740233740
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==== Interest Groups ====
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* [[NERP]] (Not Exclusively Raspberry Pi): Embedded Systems (biweekly)
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* [[Beer Church]] (and Brewing Station: One): Beer appreciation and home brewing
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* [[CNC Build Club]]: A monthly meeting for building CNC machines
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* [[TOOOL Chicago]]: A monthly meetup about locks and lockpicking
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* [[Python Office Hours]]: A biweekly meetup about python programming
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* [[Systems Group]]
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* [[Knitting Machines]]: A page for participants in the Knitting Machine Workshops
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* [[Applied Sciences]]: A page for persons interested in applications of science
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* [[Electronics Office Hours]]: For all your basic (and not-so-basic) electronics questions
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* [[SIGBOT]]: A monthly meetup for building and talking about robots.
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* [[Pumping Station:Yum]]: Cooking and Hacking food
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* [[ELMER Monthly]]:  Ham Radio Office Hours for licensed Ops and those working toward their licenses. All are welcome.
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* [[Wiki Maintenance]]: Maintaining the wiki and teach people how to help.
  
Website: http://www.pumpingstationone.org
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==== Space Automation ====
  
Blog: http://www.pumpingstatione.org/blog (Under Construction!)
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* [https://shopmon.pumpingstationone.org ShopMon] - Real time activity at the space
  
Phone: When we have a place!
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[[IRC]] integration:
  
E-mail: info@pumpingstationone.org
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* [[Spacemon]] - what rooms are busy, and are the lights on?
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* [[Peoplemon]] - who is at the space?
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* [[Schedmon]] - who will be at the space?
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* [[Chillmon]] - what's the temperature in the shop?
  
IRC: #pumpingstationone @ irc.freenode.net
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Network services:
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* [[Printers]]
  
Our Wishlist: http://www.pumpingstationone.org/index.php?title=Wishlist
 
  
[[Space Design 3411 w diversey|Design ideas for the new space at 3411 W Diversey (Diversey and Milwaukee)]]
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Revision as of 12:24, 19 September 2020

CLICK HERE for Current Covid-19 Health & Safety Practices

Pumping Station: One - Chicago's Hackerspace, Founded 2009

*We are a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization

*Our Address: 3519 N. Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60618-5617

*General Contact: info@pumpingstationone.org

*How do I visit? We have a live, guided virtual tour for prospective new members every Tuesday at 8 PM. It's a great time to get a learn about us, ask questions, and sign up for a membership. You can join the virtual tour using this link. Also, you can take a virtual tour of Pumping Station: One on your own time by visiting this link.

To maximize the safety of visitors and members during the pandemic, in-person tours can be arranged by request. To set one up, we recommend doing so by joining the virtual tours on Tuesdays. You can also email your request to info@pumpingstationone.org.

Use ShopMon to see real-time activity at the space.

Area Directory
General Info, Events, Meetups
CNC Info
Woodshop Info
Electronics Info, Events
Arts Info
Hot Metals Info, Events
Cold Metals Info
Small Metals Info
Kitchen Info

About PS:One

Member Information

New Members Start Here!

Want to help?

Need help?

What are we working on?

Hey, where can I get stuff?

Check the Sources page for an ever-growing list of places where you can pick up wood, metal, etc.

Community

Who are the members of PS:One? How do they communicate? What do they know about this whole social interwebs thing?

Administration

  • Board of Directors - The points of contact for day-to-day corporate operations, but not for most tools, equipment and space utilization.
  • Area Hosts - The main points of contact for the (currently 12) different areas of the space.
  • Volunteer Authorizers - contact info for the Volunteer Positions established by the Board.

Communication

Events

Things We Have

How to do things, where to get things, what's in the area, and other general reference stuff you feel like sharing.

Hardware

  • Facilities: A list of what has been made available, and what should soon be made available to members.
  • Tools and Equipment : All PS:One equipment, tools, authorization, safety, and repair information goes here.
  • Sources: Where to get stuff: from Depots to dumpsters.
  • Building Facilities: How our building works.

Other

What We Do

PS:One is a Do-ocracy. Here is some of what we do:

Current Projects

Interest Groups

Space Automation

  • ShopMon - Real time activity at the space

IRC integration:

  • Spacemon - what rooms are busy, and are the lights on?
  • Peoplemon - who is at the space?
  • Schedmon - who will be at the space?
  • Chillmon - what's the temperature in the shop?

Network services: