8/16/11

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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. 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. Chris has an emailable form if you'd prefer. Just contact Chris.
  5. New Business
    1. Space Upgrades
      1. Donated welder (needs switch? replaced)
      2. New computers installed by laser (old one died RIP 'Tower')
      3. Laser fully armed and operational
      4. Miter saw and router table platforms
      5. Peg board hung downstairs (hang some tools / clean-up)
      6. Solar panels donated (idea: install on garage door overhang for general use)
      7. 'Mother' installed in the space
    2. Pivotal Tracker for space bugs, requested features
      1. https://www.pivotaltracker.com/projects/346747/overview
      2. 7 items completed, 4 current, about 10 items looking for owners
    3. KYOSS recap
  6. Upcoming Workshops & Events
    1. Quantified Self (Wed 8/17 5:30pm) http://www.meetup.com/Louisville-Quantified-Self/events/26450591/
      1. Flashcube Building, 9300 Shelbyville Road - Suite 600
      2. Show and tell for people who are tracking data about their body and conducting their own personal investigations and research into their bodies, minds, and selves. Anything is game -- from diet and nutrition, exercise, DIY health tracking gadgets, to personal genetics, to ways to digitize and track information, to how to self-experiment with data and statistics.
    2. From Tinkering to Commercialization: A 'How-To Guide' (Thurs 8/25 6pm @ GLI Offices) *FILLED UP*
    3. Bernheim CONNECT (8/27) http://www.bernheim.org/connect.html
    4. Derbycon (9/30-10/2) tickets on sale now
    5. Daycon in Dayton, Oh (10/10-10/12)
    6. Sumobot competition and Halloween party (10/29) need prizes
    7. hackerSPACE in Lexington (11/11-11/12)
  7. Oculus Week In Review
  8. Project Rollcall

MINUTES

  1. Call to order at 805 pm by mikro kolonel. 32 (mostly breathing... mostly human) people present.
  2. Equipment needed
    1. Makerbot is nearly ready to put back into service. Just needs software moved to the new computer.
    2. Chad brought a vacuum pump
  3. Space upgrades
    1. Thanks to Jon for lassor repair!!!!
  4. Space upgrades
    1. Dan Bowen said he talked to the landlord. He will give us file cabinets and counters for the a/c wall.
    2. Jon demonstrated "mother" the AI system for the space.
    3. Dan Bowen mentioned that the landlord had asked if we could do some laser cutting for him for a fee. Chris C will follow up with him.
  5. Joe Lagreek and Josh Wilcox nominated Chad Hayes for membership. Welcome to the hacker world.
  6. Project roll call
    1. Chris C is looking to order some educational version of the mind sensor device.
    2. Pat discussed the 'air swimmers' He wants to try to hack the control.
    3. Dan is interested in trying to connect with They Might Be Giants performance in September.
    4. Chris and BillS will look into getting a whole house surge protector.
  7. Adjourn at 9 pm. Hack on.