Meeting Notes 2013-12-10

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Meeting Minutes
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Meeting Begin: 8:xxpm


  • Intro PS1 and what we're about
  • let new members and visitors intro themselves
  • go over things that need doing around the space
  • call out awesomeness


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


  • Go over the things that need doing on Trello. This place works because it's a community, so help out!
  • Anyone have an event or thing to announce? Now's the time, 1 minute max each.
    • Sacha has organized a 3d printer cage match for Thursday.
  • Who has been awesome? Call them out now.


Tours for Visitors

  • Adam will give official tour (make sure liability forms have been signed and that emergency contact info is filled out)


  • bry introduces people on board
  • new people
    • ssar - new guy, he likes musical instruments, making them
    • tal - heard from maker faire a few months ago and lockpicking.
    • Lee Swan - agriculture and recycling furniture
  • Hannah - sociology in art, so she's interesting in art/tech. considers herself an artist.
  • Ryan - interested in making furniture, things he doesn't have at home
  • Monserino - works down the street, working on an invention
  • Jason found us online, learning to use metalsmithing tools and milling
  • Diana - heard from a friend, UIC school of architecture. Interesting in building things!
  • Peter - been around, but never introduced himself. Found us by googling. Coder. Interested in electronics/robotics/flying things.
  • Bry and toba guilted people into fixing things around the shop
  • Calendar is on the wall now, neat.
  • Elizabeth talked about how the 3d printer cage match will work.
  • Ali Hassan - is part of the core team for the HOPE conference, 2-o-clock presale of tickets tomorrow. Hackerspace presences would be nice.
  • 1871 open government hack night.
  • awesome callouts
    • carl set up the dishwasher
    • bry set up shelves in the vault
    • hef and carl set up a water cooler that we can use
    • Josh put up our event calendar on the wall!
  • in person votes were:
    • taz2 12 yes 0 no 1 present
    • water cooler shipping and handling 12 yes 0 no 1 present
  • proxy votes - we only had 4 total proxy votes, so neither of these measures met quorum. we need to reschedule them.

Meeting End: 08:xx PM