8/2/11

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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. 220 Mig/Tig Welder
    2. Open to Volunteers / Projects
      1. Bernheim CONNECT (Just register your project http://www.bernheim.org/event_im/Connect_particForm11.pdf )
  5. New Business
    1. Space Upgrades
      1. ?
    2. Pay Jenni for the shirts
      1. She's down $120 right now
    3. RoboRealm Software discount
      1. $30 instead of $100 for computer vision software
      2. Contact Jon Clark jdc928 at G male
    4. Maker Faire Detroit
      1. We came, we saw, we went viral
      2. Congrats on 5 Editor's Choice awards!
  6. Upcoming Workshops & Events
    1. Startup Slam (Wed 8/3 5:30pm @ BBC, 2nd Floor, 300 W. Main St., Louisville) http://www.start-upslam.com/
      1. Bringing Louisville and Lexington entrepreneurs together to build a stronger tech community! Entrepreneurs from UCloser and Players Golf Network will present. Networking will follow.
    2. Let Them Tweet Cake (Wed 8/3 6:30pm @ Sweet Surrender Cafe)
    3. From Tinkering to Commercialization: A 'How-To Guide' (Thurs 8/25 6pm @ GLI Offices)
    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
    8. hackerSPACE in Lexington (11/11-11/12)
  7. Oculus Week In Review (skip for time constraints)
  8. Project Rollcall

Minutes

  1. Call to order at 8:10 pm by micro kernel, 22 human beans, one dinosaur and one flaming pony present
  2. Space upgrades
    1. Ron donated 2 UPS boxes, one needs a battery, one is good to go.
    2. Brad brought in two industrial controllers that are up for grabs.
    3. Brad brought in capacitors that can blow up watermelons... Bernheim connect here we come!!!
    4. Tyler and Bill have completed the RFID door access device.
    5. Travis brought in the sofa for the motorized sofa project.
  3. Makerfaire update
    1. Now over 100,000 hits on youtube for butterscotch... maybe on Conan tonight
    2. two blue ribbons for white star
    3. one blue ribbon for the plasma speaker
    4. two blue ribbons for butterscotch
    5. steve the car got many kudos
    6. Aaron got an awesome ribbon, but he does not remember why or where he got it.
  4. Looks like we might get some student sponsorships beginning in 2012... details to follow.
  5. Project rollcall
    1. Rainer and Travis are just awaiting batteries to finish the electric bicycle.
  6. Adjourn at 8:50 pm. Hack on....