04/29/2014

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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: wiki.lvl1.org
  • Culture of Cleanliness

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • (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 10/22/2013
    • Two Mylar weather balloons or giant white spheres
    • Bernheim Connect talking tree.
    • Posted 3/11/2014
  • (Justin) - Looking for a plug-n-play game system for handheld conversion.
    • Posted 2/25/2014
  • (Patrick) - Unpainted, non-galvanized scrap metal for welding workshops.
    • Posted 2/25/2014

Space Upgrades

Space Downgrades

  • PLA Makerbot may be down; keep an eye out & report problems
  • 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!

Space Moving Update

  • Acquisition Date is ~May 1st.
    • Owner let us know on Monday that he wants us to carry insurance on the new building as of acquisition.
    • Working with insurance agent to accomplish this.

Regular Meetups

  • MONDAY
    • Sound Builders (fortnightly Mondays, next 5/12 8pm)
    • Rope Work and Vertical Caving (1st Monday of the Month next 5/5 @ 6pm)
    • Caving Special topics Meetup (3rd Monday of the Month next 5/19 @ 6pm)
  • TUESDAY
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
  • WEDNESDAY
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 5/7 @ 7pm)
    • KYOSS Monthly Meeting (2nd Wed of the Month 5/14 @ 6:30pm) http://kyoss.org/
    • Muddytech SIG (3rd Wed of the Month 5/21)
    • JSLou Meetup (3rd Wed of the Month 5/21) http://jslou.org/
    • Java Workshop (4th Wed of the Month 5/28 @ 7pm)
  • THURSDAY
    • Muddytech Computer training (6pm upstairs)
      • Looking for students
    • Sewing Workshop (3rd Thurs. of the Month @ 7pm, 5/15)
      • Bring in an unfinished project, start something new, learn and sew it up!
    • Drone Meetup (4th Thurs. of the Month @ 8pm, 5/22)
      • QUACC tickle your interest in Multirotors, UAVs, RC, or any other type of drone? Show up on the 4th Thursday!
  • FRIDAY
  • SUNDAY
    • Game Dev Group (2pm)
      • All game dev projects welcome! Collaborate with other teams or start your own!

Upcoming Workshops and Events

Project Roll Call

5 Minute Maintenance and Cleaning

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~40
  • Meeting Start: 8:02 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:41 PM
  • Dinner: Ben made shells & cheese, green beans, baked beans, pork loin sandwiches
  • Tour Guide: Cody M.
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan A.
  • Meeting Summary
    • First Time Visitors
      • A few new folks here tonight
    • Equipment and Supplies Wanted
      • Ben H. needs a working can opener
      • John needs working coffee grinders (blender style) needed for grinding pyrotechnics
      • Brad needs a broken mini fridge for insulation hull
    • Space Upgrades
      • Charity Hack worked with LVL1 to redesign LVL1 website. Finishing touches forthcoming.
    • Space Downgrades
      • PLA Makerbot working.
    • Space Moving Update
      • Need insurance for building upon acquisition (May 1st) not lease start date
    • Regular Meetups
    • Last friday movie was blade runner.
      • Nothing new added.
      • gamedevlou.org, irregularly meeting
    • Upcoming Workshop & Events
      • Need moar events!!!
      • Financial planning for retirement. Contact Ben H. if interested.
    • Project Roll Call
      • Josh Wilcox and John are working on colored smoke bombs
      • Jose flaunts Alien Autopsy on the Hack-a-day Sci Fi contest. HE NEEDS YOUR VOTES!!!
        • Go online, vote by giving it a skull
      • Hack-a-day plug: Read it!!!!
      • Chris C. finished assembly of the ergodox keyboard. It's two separate keyboards to keep your wrists comfy.
        • Can buy from MassDrop or can build the kit yourself
      • Jon C. shows off his LED helmet. Working on a 6400 LED cube for a music festival. Super cool!
      • Jose is trying to make a flying head the spits out guts like the movie (Zardoz)
      • Amelia gives thanks to LVL1 for helping her with her tiles and start up
      • Galen is looking for a .NET developer for hire
      • Weiz is looking for a hacker who knows how to climb towers in New Jersey