01/17/2012

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STREAMING (maybe):

  • Streaming projector screen from meeting: [1]
  • Streaming video/audio of meeting: [2]
  • Last Week Hactivity Stats:
    • Hactivity Peak:1.2 GigaJons
    • Weekly Total Hacktivity: 363GigaClarks

Agenda

  1. You can find all of our Meeting Minutes at http://wiki.lvl1.org
  2. Please Sign in on the meeting attendance roster.
  3. Waivers of Liability - Please sign if you have not already
  4. Old Business
    1. Equipment Wanted
      1. ?
    2. Open Invitations for LVL1 Contributions (for serious considerations, please put it in writing)
      1. Bernheim CONNECT 2012 Projects / Planning
      2. Louisville Science Center Engineers Week (2/23 - 2/25)
      3. Projects / Installations for Louisville Metro
  5. New Business
    1. Space Ugrades
      1. Last puzzle piece of insulation for the upstairs loft (Thanks John H!)
      2. Video game systems (Thanks Josh)
      3. MLK Day Clean-up of wayward donation shelves and scrap metal (Thanks Chris and Josh)
      4. Witness the firepower of this armed and FULLY operational LASER CUTTER (Thanks to many)
    2. U of L Co-op Makership announced!
      1. Available for Speed School students seeking Summer 2012 Co-Ops
      2. Support through National Science Foundation
      3. Cindy is PI on this research project on Makerspaces in higher education
      4. http://www.lvl1.org/coopmakership/
    3. Officer and Director Votes
      1. Hand ballot to current Secretary Tim H.
        1. President - Chris C. / Jynn (vote for 1)
        2. Vice President - Jon C.
        3. Treasurer - Mark E.
        4. Secretary - Tim M.
        5. Directors at Large (Choose 3)
          1. Brad L
          2. Dan B
          3. Josh W
  6. Upcoming Workshops, Meetings and Events
    1. Mother Meeting Every Monday 7PM
    2. LVL1 Open Meeting & Making every Tuesday 8pm
    3. White Star Balloon Meeting (Thurs 8pm)
    4. Pow-Pow-Powerwheels Racing Series meeting (Thurs 9pm)
    5. KiCAD Workshop Saturday 1/21/12 at 1pm-5pm
      1. http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2696636713
    6. Machine Shop Tour Field Trip (1/28)
    7. Digital Electronics for Arduino Workshop 1/29 2-5pm
      1. http://digitalarduino.eventbrite.com/
    8. Makerships Deadline 1/31
      1. 3 months membership and $100
      2. Apply with a project proposal
    9. U of L Co-Op Makership Deadline 2/15
      1. http://www.lvl1.org/coopmakership/
    10. Louisville Science Center Engineers Week (2/23 - 2/25)
  7. Project Roll Call

Minutes

  1. Call to order at 800 pm by Cpreck. 35 Humans present.
  2. Jon C explained his Giga-Clarks and Mega-Jons
  3. Space upgrades
    1. Looking for tanks for cutting torches (propane and atmospheric air.) Nick will handle.
  4. Events
    1. Add Speed School E-Expo display (late Feb)
  5. Elections
    1. Motion by TimH to accept VP, Sec, Treas, and 3 directors slots by acclamation. Second by Cpreck. Passed by voice vote.
    2. Chris Cpreck was elected by ballot (19 votes in person plus 11 proxy ballots = 30 total votes, exceeding the required quorum of 19 votes.) Vote was 27 votes for Cpreck, 2 for Jynn, and 1 abstain.
  6. Project Roll Call
    1. Jose discussed his on-going project, dubbed "Father". It is to counteract Mother's AI system
    2. Weiz discussed his work to date on metal casting.
    3. Josh discussed the idea of building a rolling exhibit that can be taken on the road when we are invited to a demo.
    4. Paul talked about his idea of a Kinnect controlled LED wall.
    5. Dan discussed the custom Arduino Mega shield for Delorme Satellite tracking.
    6. Brad discussed his upcoming project for a device that will block all distracting web links.
    7. LVL1.org will be blacked out on Wednesday to protest SOPA and PIPA.
    8. PaulF acquired a NEATO robot... a Roomba-like robot for cleaning and hacking.
  7. ChrisC reminded us that we need to have a culture of clean-up. Leave the space cleaner than you found it...Especially on Tuesday nights.
  8. Adjourn at 850pm. Hack on.