Meeting Notes 2014-07-08

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  • Intro PS1 and what we're about
  • let new members and visitors intro themselves
  • pick 2 random people to introduce themselves
  • go over things that need doing around the space
  • Awesome callouts


  • Brief overview of what PS1 is (<1min).
  • New members/visitors introduce themselves.
  • Introduce the board and area hosts.


  • Hope X is a thing. Next Saturday. NYC. Listen to Edward Snowden talk.
  • Hackaday project meeting tomorrow at 7pm.
  • Eeyoo next Monday 7-9pm
  • Tomorrow at 7pm is bike time! Come work on bikes. Justin will be there, and that's great.
  • Saturday at 2pm Justin is having a power hour to work through donated stuff. Things need to be wikified. Pizza and beer.
  • Writer Zen Garden is Saturday 6-8pm. Prompt writing. Come out and write.
  • Immediately after the tour after this meeting (Hef's giving a tour) will be 300 Seconds of Fame.



  • Hef opens meeting at 20:04. Has been exceedingly social.
  • Asks new folks to introduce themselves.
    • Sam does a little bit of woodworking (nearly complete in the field of digits), scuba diving. Bikes. Science fiction conventions (This is how he found out about us).
    • Rachel is an artist and crafter. She heard about us from Jesse. Looking to expand her workspace a little.
    • Gerry has been coming to Zen garden for a while. He wants to join so he can get into the building.
    • Luiciano is from Brazil. He's sad because of soccer. He is the creator of Pingo, a python API for controlling various embedded development boards. He's from Garoa (a hackerspace in Brazil). He's selling T-shirts!
      • Carl is bad at negotiating. And temporal issues. And geography
  • Two random folks introduce themselves
    • Carl. He videos python and related things. Puts on youtube. Writes python. To. Manage, all of that. ( Carl likes to try to figure out how to promote videos because of stuff.
    • Jim co-organizes LUG. Found out about PS1 a while back when it was starting up. He's never been certified on anything, but he's fixing that tonight!
  • Hef didn't prepare a thing to do - check the tasks board.
  • Awesome callouts
    • Anthony for continuing to be awesome
    • Jason cleaned a gross thing and has been doing wood shop stuff
    • Arturo has jumped into kitchen area hosting!
    • Jeff helped Justin sort through a lot of random donated crap.
    • Noony published a book and it made a bestseller list
  • Hef introduces board members and area hosts
  • Announcements
  • Meeting end 20:20