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===Special Items===
 
===Special Items===
* Should we move to bi-monthly meetings?
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* Financial update (Mark)
* Potential Donations.
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** Monies Out
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**# Rent
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**# Utilities for two months
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** Monies In
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**# No monies in
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**# Possibly some money from the circuit bending workshop
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* Membership update (Matt)
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*# No new members
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* Heads up mention of upcoming events and pointers to info.
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*# Art && Code in Pittsburgh November 6th – 8
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** We have a hotel room in Pittsburgh at the Wyndham
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** Be sure to steal workshop materials
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*# SketchUp Workshop on November 21 @ 1:00pm
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** Check action items
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* New things in the space: AV system, projectors, microscope, vintage radiation detector, other stuff?
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** Nifty
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* Solder/Multimeter workshop: what went well and what we learned [Sepideh (leader), Matt (participant), Mark (observer)]
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* Check in on action items from last week
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*# Get more chairs
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** Two more!!
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*# Find people to offer workshops
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** Arduino thermometer workshop is on it’s way
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*# Matt will research and begin building an intro to processing/programming class
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** Still working on it
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*# Baltimore Nodecast
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** Let’s produce more ad-hoc content
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*# Jon will bring in sponges
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** We have sponges
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*# Mark will write Sepideh a check
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** Done
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*# Aaron has been authorized by a vote to spend $50 +-10 for parts for the Circuit bending workshop
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** We now have a stash of pots, switches, LEDs, resisters and goodies. They’re around.
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*# Matt will talk with West about administering the server
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** I still need to talk with West
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*# Mini Fridge would be great
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** It’s on the way
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*# Need to finish windows
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** Build // Hack // Taco
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* Short notes on personal projects or other wise interesting projects.
  
 
== Decisions ==
 
== Decisions ==

Revision as of 00:44, 11 November 2009

Agenda

Standard Agenda Items

  • Financial update (Mark)
  • Membership update (Matt)
  • Short notes on personal projects or other wise interesting projects.
  • Heads up mention of upcoming events and pointers to info.
    1. Circuit bending workshop will be October 31 from 1pm til done
    2. Art && Code in Pittsburgh November 6th – 8
    3. SketchUp Workshop on November 21 @ 1:00pm
  • New things in the space: AV system, projectors, microscope, vintage radiation detector, other stuff?
  • Solder/Multimeter workshop: what went well and what we learned [Sepideh (leader), Matt (participant), Mark (observer)]
  • Check in on action items from last week
    1. Get more chairs
    2. Find people to offer workshops
    3. Matt will research and begin building an intro to processing/programming class
    4. Baltimore Nodecast
    5. Jon will bring in sponges
    6. Mark will write Sepideh a check
    7. Aaron has been authorized by a vote to spend $50 +-10 for parts for the Circuit bending workshop
    8. Matt will talk with West about administering the server
    9. Mini Fridge would be great
    10. Need to finish windows

Special Items

  • Financial update (Mark)
    • Monies Out
      1. Rent
      2. Utilities for two months
    • Monies In
      1. No monies in
      2. Possibly some money from the circuit bending workshop
  • Membership update (Matt)
    1. No new members
  • Heads up mention of upcoming events and pointers to info.
    1. Art && Code in Pittsburgh November 6th – 8
    • We have a hotel room in Pittsburgh at the Wyndham
    • Be sure to steal workshop materials
    1. SketchUp Workshop on November 21 @ 1:00pm
    • Check action items
  • New things in the space: AV system, projectors, microscope, vintage radiation detector, other stuff?
    • Nifty
  • Solder/Multimeter workshop: what went well and what we learned [Sepideh (leader), Matt (participant), Mark (observer)]
  • Check in on action items from last week
    1. Get more chairs
    • Two more!!
    1. Find people to offer workshops
    • Arduino thermometer workshop is on it’s way
    1. Matt will research and begin building an intro to processing/programming class
    • Still working on it
    1. Baltimore Nodecast
    • Let’s produce more ad-hoc content
    1. Jon will bring in sponges
    • We have sponges
    1. Mark will write Sepideh a check
    • Done
    1. Aaron has been authorized by a vote to spend $50 +-10 for parts for the Circuit bending workshop
    • We now have a stash of pots, switches, LEDs, resisters and goodies. They’re around.
    1. Matt will talk with West about administering the server
    • I still need to talk with West
    1. Mini Fridge would be great
    • It’s on the way
    1. Need to finish windows
    • Build // Hack // Taco
  • Short notes on personal projects or other wise interesting projects.

Decisions

  • Setup eventbrite for SketchUp
  • Promote SketchUp
  • Keep an eye out for extra soldering irons

Attending

  • Justin Sabe
  • Alan Baumumsch
  • Mark Huson
  • Jon Lesser
  • Matthew Forr
  • Steve Stowell

Minutes

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