Meeting Notes 2015-12-01

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Meeting Minutes
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  • Intro to PS1 and what we're about. - Justin lead the meeting
  • Let new members and visitors intro themselves.
  • Introduce the Board and Area Hosts
  • Go over things that need doing around the space.
  • Awesome call outs
  • Tell me about What You Hack
  • Announcements
  • Questions
  • Votes
  • Tour

For extended discussions, we may take stack and borrow from MIBS Rules#Meeting Procedures.


Intro to PS1



New People

New People (name - where did you hear about us - what do you make/hack)

  • Let new members and visitors intro themselves.
    • Jonathon Murphy - coder, computer hardware/electronics, Raspi - finally physically found the location / Meetup
    • Galvin - video production, learning new stuff, welding, CNC, design - meaning to join found out from
    • Ethan S. - product design, woodworking - google workshops
    • Alex - laser cutter maps screen printing - collegue in architecture
    • David K. - woodworking, CNC, film and video production - google search
    • Daniel M. - jack of all trades, woodworking, laser cutting, welding, art projects - from TEDx event
    • Greg - laser cutting, woodworking - Daniel M
  • Pick 2 random people to introduce themselves.

Board and Area Hosts

    • Justin
    • Lyn
    • Erik
    • Matt
    • Ron
    • Shae
    • Dean

Two Random Members

    • Erik - woodworking (making cutting board), laser cutting - googled hackerspace Chicago
    • Dave - cook, coder, composer, host of Audio Bascilica - Chicago LUG

Things that need doing around the space

    • Liability release need to be scanned and stored - electronic
    • We need artwork painted on blank walls
    • assemble woodshop lathe

Awesome Callouts

    • Erik Beauchamp - woodworking class
    • Movement of the ATM to the lounge
    • Eric B. for taking care of the move issues and negotiations
    • Michael Skilton - blacksmith class

What have you been hacking

    • Shae - a mess of the tool cage to make it more accessible
    • Justin - robot for competition with a signature move - Geek Bar


    • Geek Bar December 9th dumb robot competition
    • Will - Analog game night Dec. 5th from 5pm until
    • Ron - Tier 1 metal shop authorization Sunday, Dec. 6th 10am
    • Erik - check the new locker registry in the wiki - lockers will be audited in 1 week
    • Justin - Beerchurch - noonish closer to 1pm - Kyle is the brew master
    • Dave - Audio Basilica - last time hacked an elmo toy 7pm
    • Sheila - Python office hours
    • TOOOL - lockpicking


    • New member wiki - newbie programming when?
    • Track to get authorized in tools? What do you want to make? Then you can get find who you need to contact. Office hours are sometimes, just show up.
    • Supplies - put money into donation boxes, some consumables are free, buy wood from Wood World, Owl, Home Depot, Menards, Metal Supermarket, Microcenter, McMaster Carr
    • Once authorized on tools, now what? Tools are first come first serve
    • PS1, we are a non-profit, waiting for the movement of paperwork from lawyers to government agency
    • Member fees? - Paypal on PS1 website, show ids
    • How long have we been around? Six years




Who wants to give a tour? Everett is leading the tour