07/09/2013

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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
  • (Tim) - 100 lb. Propane Tanks
    • posted 6/11/2013
  • (Josh Wilcox)- Clothes dryer for giant cotton candy machine
    • posted 6/25/2013
  • (Alexis) - Wii Remote
    • posted 6/25/2013
  • (Justin) - Conductive copper tape for alien autopsy
    • posted 7/2/2013

Space Upgrades

  • Stairs to the basement are now sturdier!
    • Thanks Frank and Crew!
  • Makerbot Extruders are half-upgraded
    • Thanks Cherith and John!

Space Downgrades

  • Laser Cutter power output is way too low
    • Jose and Tyler have volunteered to look after the meeting

Regular Meetups

  • Sound Builders (fortnightly Mondays, next 7/22 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 Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 8/7 @ 7pm)
  • KYOSS Monthly Meeting (2nd Wed of the Month 7/10 6:30pm)
  • Friday Irregular Movie and Open Build Night (Friday ~7pm)
  • Java Workshop (Last Wed of the Month) - 7/31 7pm
  • SWF Space Work Fun (Last Saturday of the Month next 7/27 1pm)
  • Guinness World Record (Last Saturday of the month next 7/27 2pm pending op meeting.)
  • Inventors SIG (Alternating Mondays of Sound Builders) 7/15

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • MuddyTech Open House
    • July 17th 5-7 pm
  • Maker Faire Detroit - July 27th - 28th
    • Call for Makers is "closed"
  • Hackathon! - Suicidal Robots
    • August 10th.
  • Bernheim Connect
    • August 24th.
  • Fort Wayne Regional Maker Faire
    • September 14th-15th
  • Derbycon
    • September 27th-29th
    • LVL1 hosting Afterparty September 27th!
    • Need volunteers for LVL1 booth!
  • Mini Maker Faire Louisville
  • Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire
    • October 19th

5 Minute Maintenance and Cleaning

  • List on the main whiteboard

Project Roll Call

Post Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: 32
  • Meeting Start: 8:10
  • Meeting Stop: 8:42
  • Tour Guide: Joseph
  • Dinner: Ben H. made Chicken Marsalla?

Meeting Notes:

  • Nathan A is replacing Aaron tonight. He'll probably fail at secretary duties.
  • Brad says above all: be awesome to each other!
  • No one needed a waiver tonight. At least one new person.

Equipment & Supplies Wanted:

  • John coder no longer needs hover'round motors
  • Possible conductive copper tape connection made between justin & joe P
  • No new items added

Space Upgrades:

  • Makerbot upgrades to be completed soonish. MBs partially functional.
  • Stairs are not same height between steps as old rickety stairs so be careful when stepping.
  • Permanent extension cords were removed from front door.
  • Power spool replaced/fixed.

Space Downgrades:

  • Nothing new to add.

Regular Meetups:

  • KYOSS has no formal program. Possible topics: methods for syncing data online, bit torrent?, VSDI?, webserver run off laptop?
  • Movie night: food was had. Soylent green was consumed. Roller coaster is happening Friday w/ KNEX roller coaster set!
  • SWF: More electrical follow up to do.
  • WORLD RECORDS YEAH!: Progress is slow & steady. Something about Utah spoken about.
  • Inventor's SIG: 7/15 is cancelled. Next meeting to feature rep from Library.
  • ADDED: Maker Ed, first Wed of each month

Workshops & Events

  • Rumblings from the crowd indicate the need for more Arduino workshops
  • Update: Third Wed (7/17) 5-7 pm open house for MuddyTech
  • Derbycon: Retold story of plastic tokens used to buy drinks. Lolz were had

5 minute maintenance & cleaning

  • EVERYONE SHOULD DO THIS! (Please...)

Project Roll Call!

  • Joseph: Making something cool w/ 3D printers
  • Matt: Third party battery unit not built to spec. Plastic shim made.
  • Justin: Alien Autopsy coming along slowly. Playing field is mostly done. Looking for some help. Show up on Thursdays 7:30 - close please! Goal: get done by Louisville maker faire.
  • Tim: Fire truck still needs to be painted & assembled. Needs to be done in 2 weeks. Need backers to finish it. Getting close to finishing.
  • Gary: Making an extendable ladder prototype.
  • Joseph: girl scouts maker space landed another $50G