Meeting Notes 2011-03-29

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Meeting started at 8:04

Role Call

  • Board Introductions
  • New People: Marcio, works with Drew, wants to help, does video, graphic design, art.
  • Matt, knows Rhys, works for a software company downtown, going to defcon and thotcon and DJs.
  • Dan, knows Rhys, senior engineer, Unix, windows, VMX.
  • Bella, came with Matt, just finished a Hat she knitted.
  • Aaron, computer nerd, gets paid to play with computers, interested in hacking and pulling stuff apart.
  • Matt, does tech support, likes to break shit.
  • Greg, likes to make stuff, built a CNC mill, likes to work with electronics, and making things better than they were. Like a hacked nook.


  • Workshop build out April, 9th
  • Element 14 Project Shawn
  • Instructables and pro memberships. 7 left.
  • Global hackerspace challenge update: Biosensor array for is under construction. Avner
  • Financial/membership report member count is 58 Members 17 Starving 41 Full.
  • Blinkies Class April 9th 5pm.
  • Milwaukee Makerspace grand opening and mini-maker fair Saturday April 9 noon - 10pm possible car pooling. Powerwheels race.
  • Potluck "Recursion"


  • Potluck Tonight, after the general meeting.
  • Intro to Python Wednesday, March 30th @ 7:00pm
  • Flourish open-source conference at UIC, April 1st-3rd full schedule on the web. Volunteers? Avner, Nathan, Anne.
  • Knitting meet-up. Monday, April 4th @ 7:00pm
  • Blinkies Class Saturday, April 9th @ 5:00pm
  • Circuit hacking. Wednesday, April 13th @ 7:00pm
  • Haskell Class with Robert Lee. Thursday April 14th @ 8:00pm
  • PS1 Aniversary April 15th after THOTCON
  • Esperanto presentation Wednesday, April 27th

Meeting Adjourned at 8:20 pm