Meeting Notes 2014-11-04

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Meeting Minutes
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  • Intro PS1 and what we're about
  • Tell Triano to shut up.
  • 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
  • Announcements


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




  • Meeting begins at 20:02
  • Hef tells Triano to shut up.
  • Hef introduces PS1.
  • New folks introduce themselves.
    • Bob wants to learn how to use tools. He read about hackerspaces in a magazine.
    • Chris wants to build a radiator cover or something else out of wood. He heard about us through Google.
    • Zach is a software guy who wants to learn more hardware. He's obsessed with modularity and does a lot of furniture building. (Seriously, every kind of modularity)
      • Jesse also likes modularity.
    • Alex does robotics, software, hardware. Sought us out, he worked in a machine shop for a couple years and is looking for somewhere to do that sort of thing again.
    • Dave isn't sure how he found out about us. Probably google. He just moved here, just quit his job as a welder. Wanted to find a workshop where he could build furniture and stuff.
    • Steve has been here for a week. He likes woodworking - trying to get into electronics and embedded computing. Found out about us from his brother.
  • Hef is Hef - his title is 'Stop Sucking'
  • Two random folks introduce yourself.
    • Jonathan found out about us searching for hackerspaces in Chicago. He lives precisely between us and SSH:C.
    • Tom is the hot metals area host. He likes to fasten metal together. Also driving over things.
  • Hef needs some help mounting a projection screen! If you're reading this you might have missed it already. Sorry, temporal slacker.
  • Awesome Callouts
    • Justin and other folks
    • Ryan for working on the ShopBot safety
    • Lyn organized all of our liability waivers!
    • Michael Russo took an entire evening to help out Erica (Also Derek and Tom and Dan and a bunch of folks!)
    • Ron has done nothing awesome.
  • Announcements
  • Area hosts introduce themselves.
  • Board members are introduced.
    • I'm totally writing down what Hef is saying, verbatim.
  • Meeting's over at 20:13. Will leaves with a tour.