11/25/2014

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First time Visitor Info

  • Prime Directive: Be Excellent to Each Other
  • 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
  • Minors must be attended by Parent/Guardian!

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • (Daniel J.) - Treadmill for Desk
  • (Nathan) - VHS to DVD Converter to borrow
  • (Michael) - Broken black Xbox 360 & controllers
  • (Tammy) - Looking for mentors for robotic team

Space Upgrades

Space Downgrades

  • Big laser filter still broken
    • New carbon has been purchased, received and installed
    • Prototyping with pressure sensors over the holiday
  • 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!

Regular Meetups

  • MONDAY
  • TUESDAY
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
  • WEDNESDAY
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 12/3 @ 7pm)
  • THURSDAY
    • Sewing Night - 3rd Thursday - 12/18/2014
      • Bring a project, learn to sew!
  • FRIDAY
    • Irregular Movie and Open Build Night (8pm)
      • Host: ???
      • Movie: ???
      • Group Pizza order placed at 7:30 pm (~$7/person)
    • Louisville EAE (6pm)
  • SUNDAY

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • November Makership Deadline - 11/30 @ 11:59 PM
  • MakerPlace Kids Group (MakerPlace @ Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana)
  • December Mix+Pivot - 12/2 @ 5:30 PM
    • Artists and entrepreneurs speak briefly about recent work followed by socializing over beer
  • Ludum Dare 31 Game Hackathon - 12/5 @ 7 PM thru 12/7 @ 8 PM
    • Build a game in 48 hours!
  • GET IT DONE! Hackathon - 12/6 @ 8 PM - ?
    • Finish that project you said you would finish over 30 years ago via all-night-long hacking
  • Surface Mount Soldering Workshop TV B Gone Edition - 12/13
    • Three time slots: Noon, 2PM, & 4PM
    • $25 for non members, $20 for members
    • Sign up via eventbrite link on home page
    • Contact Charles the Hat for more info

Project Roll Call

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~30
  • Meeting Start: 8:06 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:39 PM
  • Dinner: No dinner
  • Tour Guide: Jose
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan A.
  • First Time Visitor Info
    • Welcome everyone!
  • Equipment & Supplies Wanted
    • Brad is looking for air pressure transducers
    • Adam is looking for small DC motors and servos for motorizing lego toys
    • Ben is looking for an appliance hook-up (being bought tomorrow)
  • Space Upgrades
    • Jeff has donated a large roasting pot for the kitchen
    • Aaron is doing network upgrades, run wires to classroom
  • Space Downgrades
    • Nothing new added
  • Regular Meetups
    • Soundbuilders: Repairing synthesizers, custom built speakers, and other musically awesome stuff!
  • Upcoming Workshops & Events
    • Rumor of Dec 20 holiday party
    • New Years elections coming up for LVL1
    • Director's Meeting next Saturday
    • Ben H. is hosting 4th annual Thanksgiving dinner
  • Project Roll Call
    • Gary answered Brad's call to build a differential pressure sensor for the laser cutter
      • Built a board prototype in a week to answer the need! Thanks Gary!
    • Ryan built an LED matrix panel, had successful Kickstarter, open source hardware & software based with BBB and smartphone app interface
    • Kelby pitches idea for city to reduce waste. What would you want the city to collect for public usage (e.g. printers)? Related to city-wide boneyard.
    • Chris murdered the Shapeoko and promptly revived it with the right firmware. Wiki has been updated. Thank you!
    • Ryan presents Brad with an engineer's notebook as thanks for helping facilitate his trip down