Meeting Notes 2011-04-26

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Meeting started at 8:00pm

Role Call

  • Board Introductions
  • New People: Michael enthusiast and wanna be engineer does woodworking and programming.
  • Michael enthusiast built things that ended up in make mag. The Leave Me Alone Box:
  • John does market research, but likes to paint, program, wants to 3d print.
  • Stuart does data mining want to learn robotics.
  • Eldon iPhone developer likes programmer.
  • Sam does robotics and wants to do something with it.
  • Aaron studied physics but wants to build synthesizers. Ships cook on the windy.
  • Stevedore does robotics found out about us through videos on element14
  • Wendy wants to learn what we do
  • Christopher does web hostings but wants to build a robotic sail boat.
  • Eric plays with robots, software, AI, wants to turn his skills to evil!
  • Eric he codes grew up in the north east. Kept hearing about us and wanted to see the group. Newest member


  • Financial/membership report member count is 72 Members 31 Starving 41 Full.
  • ScribbleJ on RepRap super-massive-omg-build-party-thing-stuff. June 18th rep-rap build-a-thon. Cost will be $350-500
  • Hack and Cheese. Sacha A competition for making Mac and cheese the fastest. Plan is for the competition after a meeting.
  • Reminder: Points for fundraising and teaching. Videos count: talk amongst your group, send info@ who gets what.
  • Space cleanliness reminder!
  • Fab Lab Tour May 7th @ 1:00pm. RSVP via the web. Dan.
  • Vote: Grant funds to renew insurance for PS1's operating space $914.
  • Hosting proposal to Spend no more than $30 for hosting
  • OLPC meeting last Saturday was a success and OLPCs are awesome. Eric.
  • Smart phone left in the bathroom
  • How shawn got an Erdos number and Kevin Bacon number


  • No Circuit Hacking April 27th.
  • Esperanto presentation Wednesday, April 27th - Bill starting @ 7pm
  • Haskell Class with Robert Lee. Thursday April 28th @ 8:00pm
  • Knitting meet-up and Origami class. Monday, May 2nd @ 7:00pm
  • Fab Lab Tour May 7th @ 1:00pm
  • BarCamp July 9th.

Meeting Adjourned at 8:26pm