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First Time Visitor Info

  • Prime Directive: Be Excellent to Each Other
  • Waivers of Liability - Please sign if you have not already
  • Our website / calendar is www.lvl1.org
  • Sign up for our Google Group discussion list
  • You can find all of our Meeting Minutes on our wiki: wiki.lvl1.org
  • Culture of Cleanliness - FIVE MINUTE TASKS -
  • Check the boards for post its -
    • Includes clean tables, surfaces.
  • Minors must be attended by Parent/Guardian!
  • We have a smile.amazon.com account - Shop at smile.amazon.com; pick us as your nonprofit, and some proceeds come our way.

Shout Outs

  • Shout out to Charles, The Hat, Our beloved LED Hypno Toad Creator - BECAUSE It's the annual celebration of his code execution here on planet earth
    • HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Cody - Cleaned out the area in front of marker boards!!
  • Stu changed the table saw blade

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • Bathroom Towel Rods or spare PVC, something to make a handle out of for a space upgrade.
    • Contact Nathan
  • (Working) Air Conditioning Window Unit
    • Bunker Upgrade
    • Contact James

Space Upgrades

  • We have HVAC! It was probably announced last week, but we really like having A/C
  • Terry/Paul continue to upgrade the wood shop

Space Downgrades

  • 220 outlet for stove has been removed
  • The quickest way to get something fixed is to let us know that it is broken! Send broken equipment reports to broken@lvl1.org
    • This includes supplies like drill bitses and soap!

Regular Meetups

    • Night of The Hat (every other fortnightly Mondays, next 5/30 @ 8 PM)
      • Learn to solder, work on Inter-hackerspace Battleship, Kittens, and open making.
    • Sound Builders (fortnightly Mondays, next 6/6 @ 8pm)
    • MERF (Musicians' Emergency Relief Fund) Board Meeting; first Monday of the month, next 6/6 @ 6 PM)
      • Contact: Divinity
    • Learn-a-thing (Tuesday 6pm)
      • Learn how to use many tools at LVL1 before the meeting (informal setting; great for first-timers!)
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
    • New Member Orientation (1st Tuesday of the Month, next 6/7 @ 7:00)
    • Derby Py Meetup (4th Tuesday of the month, next 6/28 @ 6:30)
      • Discussion of Python related topics.
      • Meetup
    • Mendnesday (Last Wednesday of the month, next 5/25)
      • Learn LVL1's equipment from the inside out by helping repair and maintain tools
      • Contact Nathan
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month, next 6/8 @ 7pm)
    • Power Racing Series Meetup - (fortnightly Thursdays, next 5/26 7:30pm)
      • Make our Power-wheels racer to enter in Detroit Makerfaire!
      • Contact Danielle
    • Drone Meetup - (4th Thursday, 5/26 @ 8 PM)
      • Talk shop, fix your drone, and take flight!
      • Meetup
    • Irregular Movie and Open Build Night (Friday @ 8pm)
      • Watch a terrible movie and ignore your project! Or maybe work on your project and ignore a terrible movie... The choice is yours.
      • Group Pizza order often placed around 7:30 pm (~$7/person)

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • Capture the Flag Computer Security Day ( Workshop - 5/28 10:00 AM; Competition - 5/28 12:00 Noon)
  • May Makership Application Deadline - 5/31 @ 11:59 PM
    • Submit your project for a chance to win 3 months of membership and $100 toward your project
    • Apply at www.lvl1.org/makership
  • The Internet of Things and Your Enterprise --Speaker: DC Cyber Security Policy Expert Greg Garcia - 6/15 @ 5:00 PM
    • Brought you by Technology Association of Louisville, Kentucky [ http://talklou.com (TALK)], Location: Zirmed headquarters, 888 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40202
    • Time: Beginning with networking at 5PM; Talk at 6PM; Q&A on Your Cybersecurity issues at 7 PM
    • Dinner buffet and drinks will be available. Cost: No Fee Sign up / RSVP and read more about the talk here:Event Brite Link
    • Speaker: Greg Garcia, Washington DC Cyber Security expert ( the nation’s first Assistant Secretary for Cyber Security and Communications at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security from 2006-2008, where he led the National Cyber Security Division, the National Communications System and the Office of Emergency Communications. ) More Info
      • Contact: Divinity
  • MakerFaire Detroit, July 30-31
  • Surface-mount TV-B-Gone workshops!
    • By appointment, $25, 2 hour time commitment.
    • Contact: Charles 'The Hat'
  • Want to learn something new, get some equipment training, or host a workshop? Send email to learn@lvl1.org
    • Any one can be added to receive requests, just send email to learn@lvl1.org

Project Roll Call

  • Tim has cut vinyl license plate stickers and posted instructions on the wiki!
  • Nathan ran a successful Arduino 101 workshop with about 14 people
  • Dan brought in a large and awesome wire frame Millennium Falcon!

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: 21
  • Meeting Start: 8:03 PM by nist.time.gov
  • Meeting Stop: 8:29 PM by nist.time.gov
  • Tour Guide: Cody
  • Notes Taken by: The Hat