11/1/11

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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. Front window for Fume Hood (30" by 48")
      2. Capacitors, 20 uF @ 10,000 volts to explode watermelons
      3. Bicycle Chain and gears (Lots of bicycle chain!)
      4. VGA Audio/Video Matrix (for mother)
  6. New Business
    1. Space Upgrades
      1. Reorganizing of Boneyard (Thanks Jon and Nathan!)
  7. Upcoming Workshops & Events
      1. Introduction to automation, system overview, Phase 1 Goals and Plans, and to determine the best week day for the re-occurring "Mother Lovin Meetings." Future meetings will be on alternating Mondays at 7 pm.
    1. SkyDogCon in Nashville (11/4-11/6)
      1. Our booth at DerbyCon was so awesome, they invited us to Nashville!
      2. Coolest unfinished project gets $1000!
    2. Freeduino Workshop (11/5)
      1. http://lvl1novemberfreeduino.eventbrite.com/
    3. hackerSPACE in Lexington (11/11-11/12)
      1. CubeSat class satellites workshop from the inventors of CubeSats
      2. Sold Out!
      3. http://www.kentuckyspace.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=330&Itemid=179
    4. Kinect Workshop (11/12 2pm)
      1. Windows version for this one, Linux version sometime in Dec. or Jan.
      2. http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2354833370
  8. Project Rollcall

MINUTES

  1. Call to order by assistant to mikro kernel (Brian) much better looking and shorter. 20 humanoids present. Mikro kernel is KIPCUG tonight.
  2. Project roll call
    1. New book called "Hack This" features the White Star balloon project.
    2. Stuart Unger (visitor) mentioned his vegetable oil powered 30 year old Mercedes.
    3. Tim (FireTim) discussed his candy throwing pumpkin.
    4. Thanks for Brian for organizing the SumoBot contest. Let it be known that the out of town ringer beat Jose's bot.
    5. KYOSS meeting next with panel discussion to shop talk about how open source projects work and how to work in the open source world. Meeting is Wed, Nov 9. Pizza at 630. Meeting at 700 at LVL1.
    6. Trevor Jones, director of exhibitions at Kentucky Historical Society. They would like to partner with groupd like LVL1 to repurpose antiquities to modern use. Possible funding for LVL1 to do some work.
    7. Josh finally did something...A gear heart. Even Jose was impressed. He played with it for over one second.
    8. Joe has taken over area host for the refrig. If you put something in there, put a date on it. Items over a montho ld will be purged.
  3. Adjourn at 830 pm. Hack on!!!!!