5/17/11

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Agenda 5/17/2011

  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. Old Business
    1. Equipment Wanted
      1. Working Vacuum Pump (see Nick S. for details)
    2. Open to Volunteers / Projects
      1. Bernheim CONNECT (Just register your project http://www.bernheim.org/event_im/Connect_particForm11.pdf )
      2. Maker Faire hackerspace areas & panels (Brian on Bay Area Hackerspace Ed panel)
      3. Derbycon Hardware Village / Mini-Hackerspace (Brad)
  5. New Business
    1. Space Upgrades
      1. Capacitor-Inductor Analyzer has power leads now
      2. Redesigned http://www.lvl1.org
    2. LVL1 Laser Cutter fundraising update
    3. Bylaw Amendment Proposal available for comment on the Members List
    4. Makerbot upgrade Budget Vote for next week
    5. KYOSS recap
    6. CoreLAB recap
    7. Ruby on Rails Workshop recap
    8. Soundbuilders recap
  6. Upcoming Workshops & Events
    1. Scoping for the Curious Inventor (5/21 @ 3:30pm)
    2. Hot & Spicy Fest (5/21)
    3. DD-WRT Workshop (6/9 8pm)
    4. MakersBlock Fest (6/3 @7PM, 6/5 @3PM)
    5. LVL1 Summer Camp (6/4, 6/11, 6/18, and 6/25)
    6. LVL1 Anniversary (Saturday 7/2)
    7. Makerfaire Detroit (7/30-7/31)
    8. Bernheim CONNECT (8/27) http://www.bernheim.org/connect.html
    9. Derbycon (9/30-10/2) tickets on sale now
    10. Daycon in Dayton, Oh (10/10-10/12)
  7. New members
  8. Project Rollcall

Minutes

  1. Call to order at 8 pm. 17 members and 3 guests present
  2. Space upgrades
    1. The vacuum pump has been fixed and apparently is working now
  3. Cprek updated the lvl1.org website
  4. Laser fund is up to about $1100.
  5. Bryan will be back-up secretary in the absence of TimH for May 24
  6. Grace provided summary of Ruby on Rails workshop
  7. Lots of upcoming workshops... see Agenda above.
  8. Project Roll Call
    1. White Star is on a holiday pending resolution of satellite antenna issues. Early planning is underway for a super-pressure balloon.
    2. Pat is till soliciitng interest on building an arena for bot contest.
  9. Adourn at 8:40. Hack on.