05/07/2013

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First time Visitor Info

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • (Muddy Tech) Computers P4 or higher and LCD Monitors
    • Posted 11/13/12
  • (Chris O) - Gazing Ball for Van de Graaff generator
    • Posted 3/26/13
  • (Brian W) - Large Black Trench Coat for EL Wire coolness
    • Posted 3/26/13
  • (Brad L) - Small square switches (buttons) for vending machines
    • Posted 4/23/13
  • (Dan) - cold vacuum test chamber
    • Posted 4/23/13
  • (Aaron) - 1GB flash drives for USB RAID experiments
    • Posted 4/30/13
  • (Chris C.) - water pump
    • Posted 5/7/13
  • (Divinity) - flower pots, any kind
    • Posted 5/7/13
  • (Joseph) - Hoveround or similar mobility scooter
    • Posted 5/7/13

Space Upgrades

  • Sheet metal sheer repaired
  • Laser cutter fan replaced and working. Thanks, Bill
  • Big room no longer has a junk pile in the middle, Thanks, Ben and Josh

Space Downgrades

  • Member Shelving COLLAPSE

Regular Meetups

  • Sound Builders (fortnightly Mondays, next 5/13 8pm)
  • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making every (Tuesday 8pm)
  • Muddytech Computer training (upstairs Thurs 6pm) Looking for students
    • Muddytech SIG every 3rd Wednesday
  • Game Dev Group (Sundays 12pm)
  • MakerEd Louisville (First Wed of the Month next 6/5 7pm)
  • KYOSS Monthly Meeting (2nd Wed of the Month 5/15 6:30pm)
  • Friday Irregular Movie and Open Build Night (Friday ~7pm)
  • SWF Space Work Fun (Last Saturday of the Month next 5/25 1pm)
  • Guinness World Record (Last Saturday of the month next 5/25 2pm pending op meeting.)
  • Java Workshop (possibly a new regular meet up, starting 5/27)

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • Ron Wechsler Remembrance
    • May 11th, Noon - 2pm
  • OWASP - Open source application security
    • May 14 before Tues mtg.
    • OWASP.org
  • Vogt Awards Application Deadline May 17th
    • http://www.vogtawards.com/
    • Local hardware / manufacturing prize
    • $20K seed funding, $100K Demo Day prize, RPC access, 10-week course in manufacturing
  • MOSSCON - Open Source Conference
    • May 18-19th, U of L Student Center
    • Need LVL1 projects to show off, talk to Brad or KYOSS folks.
  • Great Boneyard Swaparound - May 25th, Noon - ???
    • Swaping the Boneyard for the deep dead room
  • Hot and Spicy Fest - May 18th 7pm
    • Hate your face with a spicy potluck
  • YSS - Youth Science Summit - June 15 - 9am-5pm-ish
    • Looking for folks to create/lead a making/hacking/engineering lab
    • Idea is to meet with HS/MS students, guide them toward STEM higher education or careers
    • At the Science Center and Lexmark Campus, contact Joseph: jclagg@gmail.com. Free food.
  • Hackathon! - Suicidal Robots
    • July 13th
  • Maker Faire Detroit - July 27th - 28th
    • Call for Makers is open!
  • Mini Maker Faire Louisville
    • Sept 28th

5 Minute Maintenance and Cleaning

  • List on the main whiteboard

Project Roll Call

  • Devin - Computer Project
  • Divinity - Bike Wheel Pot Rack
  • Gary - Plotter made from two old scanners, now with disconnected lines, and jog features!
  • Chris C. - GPS and Sonar equipped bike gadget for mapping dangerous routes for bikes
  • Jose - Variety of scary high voltage contraptions
  • Joseph - RC Col. Sanders

Post Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: 40
  • Meeting Start: 8:05 pm
  • Meeting Stop: 8:46 pm
  • Tour Guide: Chris C.
  • Dinner: Divinity and Ben are making fajitas