Meeting Notes 2011-04-05

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Meeting started at 8:00pm

Role Call

  • Board Introductions
  • New People: Michael, film maker, wants to build lighting apparatus
  • Pete brought in by dan wands to do RFID
  • Dan security consultant, likes electronics, robotics, hacking, security.
  • Rick, IT consultant, likes to build and craft and check out the place
  • Casey, tech enthusiast, likes the collaboration creative environment. Does programming.
  • Drew, software developer, does security.
  • Daniel, student, call him crimson, likes microcontrolers has projects in the pipe.
  • Chris, worked for threadless, wants to join now that his son older.


  • Eric has proposal for incentives for bringing in new members. Discussion has moved to the mailing list.
  • Workshop build out April, 9th 10am.
  • Instructables and pro memberships. 6 left.
  • Acknowledgments -- NathanAvner
  • Wiki page has been updated and reorganized.
  • Check the blog for the global hackerspace challenge.
  • Financial/membership report member count is 62 Members 25 Starving 37 Full.
  • Milwaukee Makerspace grand opening and mini-maker fair Saturday April 9 noon - 10pm Who wants to car pool? Powerwheels race. PS1 has entry. "Micro CHiP" Lindsay is driving.
  • PS1 aniversary party needs help planning. Rhys/Tim/Lindsay?
  • Sacha also needs co working space for $100 a month
  • PS1 Maker Faire - San Mateo presence? (School Factory - Space Federation! NASA Hackerspace Challenge!)
  • Dans announcement!
  • PS1 now as a mine craft server!


  • Lockpicking Wednesday, April 6th @ 7:00pm
  • Mitch Altman Thursday, April 7th @ 7:00pm
  • Blinkies Class Saturday, April 9th @ 5:00pm
  • Hackathon for Thotcon projects (& yours!), April 9th @ 9:00pm
  • Knitting meet-up. Monday, April 11th @ 7:00pm
  • 300 Seconds of Fame. Tuesday, April 12th after meetings
  • 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 8:24 pm