12/6/10

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Agenda

  1. Please Sign in on the meeting attendance roster.
  2. Waivers of Liability - Please sign if you have not already
  3. n00bs! Check out the LVL1 Quickstart info sheet next to the liability waivers. Feel free to ask questions.
  4. Space Upgrades
    1. QR codes! Check out equipment on the wiki.
  5. Ongoing Security Upgrades
    1. Cameras pointing at the door and into the ORI lot
    2. Taking snapshots and recording them on a server
    3. Thanks to Aaron for setting this up
    4. Security is always ongoing, any volunteers and/or ideas are welcome.
  6. Snacks Restocked
  7. Treasure found in boneyard
  8. Upcoming Workshops & Events
    1. KYOSS meeting 12/7 6pm
      1. Hands-on networking demos and LVL1 QR code + wiki system.
    2. Open Door Hackathon 12/11
      1. Collaborative work on an Open Source RFID access and membership management system with hackerspaces around the world.
    3. Photographers from LEO will be here for the meeting on 12/14
      1. It's possible the might have to cancel because of publishing day
      2. In that case, make up day is 12/21
    4. Minti Boost workshops - Jeff and Brian
      1. Dec 18, 1-3pm $35
      2. PLEASE HELP GET THE WORD OUT, good for homemade Christmas gifts
      3. Poster on the WIKI
  9. Meeting Financial Report
  10. Project Rollcall

Minutes

  1. Call to order at 8:10 pm 0n 12/7/2010 by Micro Colonel. 19 hackers/makers present
  2. Treasurer's Report
    1. $3500 in bank, plus $1000 in the White Star Account. Three months of rent and utilities is approximately $2100. We have net profit of about $2700 from workshops so far this year.
  3. Reading of minutes - skipped
  4. Old Business - none
  5. New Business - none
  6. Announcements
    1. QR code update
    2. Thanks to Aaron for setting up security cameras
    3. Jeff has restocked the snack sections
    4. Tim Miller found high voltage/high current MOSFETS in the bone yard. Total value approx $1500 on Digikey.
    5. KYOSS meeting at 6:30 on Wednesday at LVL1...Hands-on networking workshop.
    6. Saturday is the open door hack-a-thon for RFID entry and member management systems
    7. Photographers from the LEO will be here on Tuesday, Dec 14.
    8. Minti-boost workshop last night (Dec 6) with 6 people.
    9. Another minti-boost workshop on Dec 18.
  7. Project Roll Call
    1. Tim Miller is making a spot welder for battery tabs
    2. Balloon is still in the tree, along with a rope and an arrow. aka LVL1 offsite storage mechanism.
    3. Dan updated on the White Star balloon project.
      1. Still planning first launch on Dec 18 from Columbus, IN, at Spaceport Indiana.
      2. Need volunteers for mission control. go to http://wiki.whitestarballoon.com
  8. To Do list
    1. Get CO detector
    2. Talk to landlord about gas hook up for heater
    3. Get more recycling bins
  9. Adjourn at 9:00 p.m.