01/21/2014

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First time Visitor Info

  • Prime Directive: Be Excellent to Each Other
  • PARK ONLY IN THE ORI LOT OR ON THE STREET
    • If you park in our neighbors private lot, they will block you in for fun.
  • Waivers of Liability - Please sign if you have not already
  • Our website / calendar is www.lvl1.org
  • Sign up for our Google Group discussion list
  • You can find all of our Meeting Minutes on our wiki
  • 5 Minute Maintenance and Cleaning

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • (Muddy Tech) - Computers P4 or higher and LCD Monitors
    • Posted 11/13/12
  • (Tim) - 1/4" copper fittings
    • 5 x 100 lb. Propane Tanks
    • 1/4" copper tubing at least 2' long.
    • posted 6/11/2013
  • (Josh) - Red Bull Cans
    • Posted 10/22
  • (Josh) - Golf Cart or forklift motor Controller (Any condition)
    • Posted 11/12
  • (Divinity) - Pipes, gauges, spikes -items to be used for steampunk props for photoshoot for graphic novel - pre-made steampunk items for borrow also ok and appreciated + Lots of candles
  • (Brad L.) - Needs to borrow Syma Quadracopters
    • Posted 1/14

Space Upgrades

Space Downgrades

  • The quickest way to get something fixed is to let us know that it is broken! Send broken equipment reports to Broken@lvl1.org
    • This includes supplies like toilet paper and soap!

Regular Meetups

  • MONDAY
    • Sound Builders (fortnightly Mondays, next 2/3 8pm)
    • Rope Work and Vertical Caving (1st Monday of the Month next 2/3 @ 6pm)
    • Caving Special topics Meetup (3rd Monday of the Month next 2/17 @ 6pm)
  • TUESDAY
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
  • WEDNESDAY
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 2/5 @ 7pm)
    • KYOSS Monthly Meeting (2nd Wed of the Month 2/12@ 6:30pm) http://kyoss.org/
    • Muddytech SIG (3rd Wed of the Month 1/15)
    • JSLou Meetup (3rd Wed of the Month 1/15) http://jslou.org/
    • Java Workshop (4th Wed of the Month 1/22 @ 7pm)
  • THURSDAY
    • Muddytech Computer training (6pm upstairs)
      • Looking for students
    • Sewing Workshop (3rd Thurs. of the Month @ 7pm, 1/16)
      • Bring in an unfinished project, start something new, learn and sew it up!
    • Drone Meetup (4th Thurs. of the Month @ 8pm, 1/23)
      • QUACC tickle your interest in Multirotors, UAVs, RC, or any other type of drone? Show up on the 4th Thursday!
  • FRIDAY
    • Irregular Movie and Open Build Night (~7pm)
  • SUNDAY

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • Patrick's Ongoing Welding Workshops
  • LVL1 Officer and Director Elections - 1/21
    • Read the bylaws for eligibility and responsibilities
    • Members, nominate yourselves and others via the Members-only group thread
  • Global Game Jam - January 24 - 26th
    • 48 hour Game Creation Hackathon!
  • January Hardware Startup Meetup - 1/27 at 6:30pm
  • January Makership Deadline - 1/31 at 11:59pm
  • How to vectorize images and do cool things with them - Feb 7th at 6pm
    • This will be a quick workshop on taking arbitrary images, turning them into vectors, and then using them on machines like the vinyl cutter and laser cutter.
  • WEP Cracking workshop - Feb 15th, 3pm
    • Get a USB Wireless Adapter, Kali Linux DVD, and learn how to crack WEP!
    • Eventbrite to emerge
  • Chicken Husbandry - Feb 22nd, 6pm - 8pm
    • Details to hatch soon.

LVL1 Officers Election 2014

Project Roll Call

Cleverunderdogs has uploaded the videos from QUACC event. There are three different videos to watch. Please go to cleverunderdogs.com and click the playlist page to watch the videos.

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: 50
  • Meeting Start: 8:11 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:50 PM
  • Dinner: No dinner tonight :(
  • Tour Guide: Joseph
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan A.
  • First Time Visitor Info
    • WELCOME TO THIS EXTRA SPECIAL MEETING! TONIGHT IS ELECTION NIGHT!
    • Welcome new folks (2-3)
    • Ballots being passed out for members to vote during the meeting
  • Equipment & Supplies Wanted
    • Nothing new added
  • Space Upgrades
    • Chris C cleaned the down stairs workshop!
    • Bill donated knives for the kitchen!
  • Space Downgrades
    • Nothing broken!
    • DO email broken@lvl1.org if you see an item depleted (like toilet paper)
    • Assorted wire (black) is empty
  • Regular Meetups
    • Added: Rope work and vertical caving. Tim M. is hosting this.
      • If you're interested in caving, beginner or expert, come to this recurring event!
    • MakerEd is working on proposal to make a tech school
    • Java workshop happening tomorrow!
    • Next sewing workshop happening on Feb 20. Brad still can't shirt :( SHIRT WATCH COUNT: 5 attempts
    • Drone meetup is for anything and everything drone. Local drone business will be coming down to talk about his startup.
    • Movie night recap: No one remembers movie night, it was /that/ good. Dark City was viewed.
  • Upcoming Workshops & Events
    • Gamedev group and JSLou group is working on developing a game in 48 hours! Come on down! One of two sites in KY and one in 400 world wide!
    • January Hardware Startup Meetup is meeting at IHUB, not LVL1!!!!!!
    • Makership is still happening. Keep submitting your proposals!
    • Vectorizing: take arbitrary images and convert them to usable graphics for the laser cutter and vinyl cutter.
      • Need GIMP and Inkscape
    • Matt L. is hosting the WEP cracking workshop.
      • Bring a laptop and bring some Linux knowledge if you can!
    • MOR CHIKN HUZBANDREE!!!!!! Learn how to grow chickens in an urban environment.
    • Glock workshop on the horizon. The first two worked really well!
    • Another workshop on the horizon for Burning Man.
    • Chris C.: GE Hackathon happening on Feb 8th at GE Appliance Park (Monogram Hall!). Will be hacking appliances and need to sign NDA.
    • Joseph: Engineer's Week happening February 20th through 22nd. Need LVL1 involvement and any other engineering folks.
  • Project Roll Call
    • Matt L. submitted a FAP for high speed camera. 18000 FPS! Take a look at it.
    • Gary: Working with Bob S. made a ring light to take a macro picture of a small item.
    • Gary: Made a RasPi station so folks can develop their RasPi hacks. We've been low on HDMI monitors.
    • Sean: Working on rebuilding a tesla coil.
    • Brian: Brought some HDTV converters in order to pick up over-the-air TV for Superbowl
    • Brian: Bought a gameduino 2 from Kickstarter (does any one else forget they buy stuff on Kickstarter and magically receive it months later?)
    • Real life frogger introduced as a thrilling game...
    • Arduino being used to charge a car or catching a house on fire...stay tuned!
    • Brad: Ed-x class online for Stellaris Launch Pad (UT Austin). Ask Brad for link to class.
    • Officers and Directors meeting starting at 9:30 PM