1/3/12

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STREAMING (maybe):

  • Streaming projector screen from meeting: [1]
  • Streaming video/audio of meeting: [2]

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. n00bs! Check out the LVL1 Quickstart info sheet next to the liability waivers. Feel free to ask questions.
  5. Old Business
    1. Equipment Wanted
      1. Bicycle Chain and gears (Lots of bicycle chain!)
  6. New Business
    1. Space Ugrades
      1. Lots of shelving in the Big Room (Thanks Jon!)
      2. Pachube space PIR data https://pachube.com/feeds/43229
      3. Retractable Power Drop in wood workshop
      4. LED Signs
    2. LED Signs
      1. Sorry for the mess the past week (tyler)
    3. TWO Makerships announced
      1. 3 months membership and $100
      2. Apply with a project proposal
      3. Deadline January 31st
    4. Officer and Director Elections Jan 17th
      1. Consider taking a leadership role this week
  7. Upcoming Workshops, Meetings and Events
    1. Mother Meeting Every Monday 7PM
    2. LVL1 Open Meeting & Making every Tuesday 8pm
    3. Pow-Pow-Powerwheels Racing Series meeting (Thurs 7pm)
    4. White Star Balloon Meeting (Thurs 8pm)
  8. Project Roll Call

Minutes

  1. Call to order at 8:00 pm by mikrokernel. 29 humans present.
  2. Jon reviewed the occupancy sensor data output.
  3. Tyler apologized for the LED sign mess. He has plans to add signs above the restrooms indicating who is using them and their specific "type" of use.
  4. Chris C discussed the new open makerships. Application deadline is this month.
  5. Power wheels racing league meeting will be moved to a later time in the day... probably 9 pm.
  6. Brad will have meeting at 7pm on Thursday to learn how to use git and github.
  7. Jan 21 will be a kicad circuit design workshop.
  8. Joe LaGreek will be hosting a low power FM transmitter workshop.
  9. Weez discussed his investigation into casting aluminum and stainless from Makerbot parts. details to follow.
  10. Brian will set up a workshop for Arduino digital input on Jan 29.
  11. Chris got a bulk order for Atari chips that can be used for first timer kits.
  12. Brad talked about his hobo robot. Ask him for details.. I do not want to post the nefarious concepts for public consumption.
  13. Randy discussed his idea for a makership - a usb hub kit.
  14. Josh reported that he had 'found' a pile of old laptops in the trash and one has been rehabilitated for donation to a low income user.
  15. Adjourn 825 pm.