7/5/11

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  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. Gas pipe for stealth stove
      2. Fume hood
      3. Teddy Ruxpin for Universal Remonster
      4. Wood lathe tools
    2. Open to Volunteers / Projects
      1. Bernheim CONNECT (Just register your project http://www.bernheim.org/event_im/Connect_particForm11.pdf )
      2. Derbycon Hardware Village / Mini-Hackerspace (Brad)
  5. New Business
    1. Space Upgrades
      1. LVL1 Projects section on website
    2. LVL1 Anniversary party
      1. Thank you to everyone who helped get the space together!
    3. Laser FAP
      1. We hit about the $2500 mark.
      2. Requesting additional $750 from LVL1 funds for shipping other hardware.
      3. Respond on the LVL1 Members list with a +1 to support the laser purchase (need 16 total)
    4. MakerFaire Demo Tables
      1. Review handbook
      2. Submit list of table workers
      3. Order discount tickets early
      1. Plan table out
  1. Upcoming Workshops & Events
    1. LVL1 Labs (7/12 at 5:30 pm)
    2. Bloominglabs in Bloomington, IN open house (7/23 10am-4pm) http://www.bloominglabs.org/
      1. New, dedicated 1000 sqft space for hacking
    3. Makerfaire Detroit (7/30-7/31)
    4. Bernheim CONNECT (8/27) http://www.bernheim.org/connect.html
    5. Derbycon (9/30-10/2) tickets on sale now
    6. Daycon in Dayton, Oh (10/10-10/12)
    7. Sumobot competition and Halloween party (10/29) need prizes
  2. Project Rollcall
    1. Lightning Oculus Week In Review
  3. White Star MakerFaire Planning Session
    1. Break out of normal meeting

MINUTES

1. call to order at 8:05 pm by Cprek

2. See agenda above for space upgrades and equipment wanted

3. Jon reviewed his project page within the wiki... kudos for your work!!!!

4. We have reached 18 positive votes for to acquire the laser cutter. Approx $750 of general LVL1 funds will be used to supplement the approx $2500 raised from donations.

5. Dan discussed the requirements of particpiation in the Detroit MakerFaire.

  a. Bryan is going to order banner.
  b. Chris ordered stickers.
  c. The flaming pony will be in his/her corral. It has not been denied by the Faire.
  d. Power wheels car.
  e. Glass Arduino by Joe and Nick.
  f. Miller, Copeland, Nathan, Travis, Mihir, Mark, Brad, Joe P, Chris, Dan, Paul F, Becki are volunteers to cover the tables.

6. Project updates

  a. Travis and Brad are working on a web app for a skeinforge front end. Python volunteers are needed.
  b. Chris C is talking about gps mapping of bike routes along with distance that cars are near to you. Mike is talking using the Android open accessory kit to do so. A good citizen science project.
  c. Dan talked about White Star posting their code on GetHub.
  d. Dan is also looking for someone to host a workshop for posting and maintaining open source large scale project.
  e. Paul brought a butt-load of LR-44 watch batteries.
  f. Chris C announce that he has been approached as a stunt double for Nicholas Cage.
  g. Chris and others have a meeting with GLI next Tuesday.
  h. We have been offered an old AB Dick model 360 printing press. Anyone interested???

7. Adjourn at 9:00 pm.

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