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== Meeting Minutes of November 4th, 2009 ==
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== Meeting Minutes of November 3rd, 2009 ==
  
 
=== Location ===
 
=== Location ===
  
'''i3Detroit'''
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* '''i3Detroit'''
 
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** 322 E. 4th St.  
322 E. 4th St.  
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** Royal Oak, MI
 
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Royal Oak, MI
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=== Attendees ===
 
=== Attendees ===
  
Members:
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Members: Matt, Ed, Daniel, Jamie, Rashad, Ted, Steve, Joe, Nate, Russ, Trevor
Matt
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Ed
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Daniel
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Jamie
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Rashad
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Ted
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Steve
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Joe
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Nate
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Russ
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Trevor
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Guests:
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Guests: Amy, Harry, Paul, Ian
Amy
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Harry
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And one dog.
Paul
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Ian
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== Minutes ==
 
== Minutes ==
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=== Introductions ===
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* go around the room
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* explain i3Detroit
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* public mailing list is now up
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** http://groups.google.com/group/i3detroit-public
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=== [[Standing rules]] ===
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* on the wiki [[Standing rules|here]]
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* vote to adopt: passed
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* move to officially note that Nate and Ted no longer suck.. did not pass
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=== Change to meeting dates ===
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* Russ proposes to move meetings to every other week
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* 1st and 3rd week of the month
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* people will show up on tuesdays
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* but it's in the bylaws.. so it will be passed at the board meeting later tonight
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=== Dale from Make magazine is coming to i3 ===
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* 11am to 1pm on Saturday
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* hang with Dale
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* anyone interested in volunteering for Maker Faire 2010 Greenfield Village
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* open idea discussion
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=== Email from city of Royal Oak ===
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* Royal Oak Development Association
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* asked us to be involved with the Holiday Magic Parade (November 21st)
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** this is the same date as the Detroit Urban Craft Fair
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** so we need two teams (see next point)
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* the mayor told them we had to be in it <tt>:)</tt>
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* they want us to bring the cupcake car
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* need to make sure the car is ready for the parade
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* Nick will go to the meeting for organizing the parade (the 17th)
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=== Detroit Urban Craft Fair ===
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* the cupcake car will need to be at both events
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* need two teams
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* need to load/unload the cupcake car
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* need more cool ideas
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** something interactive
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** group projects, individual projects
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** like a mini Maker Faire
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* we are listed as a sponsor (for building the changing booth)
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* how much space do we actually have? not known yet
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==== Ideas ====
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* cupcake car
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* nerf shooting range (4-8 targets)
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* theremin
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* examples of past classes (especially craft classes, like the papercraft class)
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* halloween costumes
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* projected video
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* laser demonstration
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* vinyl cutter.. hook up a laptop and let people push a button to print something out
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* marshmallow cannon
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* t-shirt launcher (for the parade as well)
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* bristlebot
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==== How to start a project ====
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Make a post on the mailing list!
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=== Open discussion ===
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* how is everyone liking the space? are you able to use it as you imagined?
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* beer brewing class?
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* i3detroit skype account.. get a web cam in the space?
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* communal PCs and servers in the space
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** worries about power consumption.. we just need to accept that we'll have higher power consumption
 +
** don't limit the use of computers in the space.. computers will be used for all kinds of different, useful things
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** consensus is there should be no limit on servers and computers in the space, but don't bring hardware in needlessly
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* solar panels, batteries, wind turbines.. anyone want to do a project?
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* DARPA contest.. end of December, 10 big tethered, red weather balloons, locate 5 out of 10
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** $40,000 prize
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** let's put up some big eight foot red balloons on that day
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* rashad: OpenEverything
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** conference in ann arbor, 70 people
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** post ideas on a board
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** each 45 minutes, 4 different tables
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** discuss open goverment, etc.
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** see Rashad's post on the mailing list
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** Rashad also went to the A2 maker space.. Digital Ops.. excited to see one of us there
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* Telescope Bill in Oak Park
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* 2600 meeting this friday in Ann Arbor
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* Ignite Ann Arbor this friday as well
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* Nick is in the middle of buying a $1600 mill, if anyone wants to help fund it and get it in the space, talk to him, he's looking for people to help

Revision as of 00:43, 9 November 2009

Contents

Meeting Minutes of November 3rd, 2009

Location

  • i3Detroit
    • 322 E. 4th St.
    • Royal Oak, MI

Attendees

Members: Matt, Ed, Daniel, Jamie, Rashad, Ted, Steve, Joe, Nate, Russ, Trevor

Guests: Amy, Harry, Paul, Ian

And one dog.

Minutes

Introductions

Standing rules

  • on the wiki here
  • vote to adopt: passed
  • move to officially note that Nate and Ted no longer suck.. did not pass

Change to meeting dates

  • Russ proposes to move meetings to every other week
  • 1st and 3rd week of the month
  • people will show up on tuesdays
  • but it's in the bylaws.. so it will be passed at the board meeting later tonight

Dale from Make magazine is coming to i3

  • 11am to 1pm on Saturday
  • hang with Dale
  • anyone interested in volunteering for Maker Faire 2010 Greenfield Village
  • open idea discussion

Email from city of Royal Oak

  • Royal Oak Development Association
  • asked us to be involved with the Holiday Magic Parade (November 21st)
    • this is the same date as the Detroit Urban Craft Fair
    • so we need two teams (see next point)
  • the mayor told them we had to be in it :)
  • they want us to bring the cupcake car
  • need to make sure the car is ready for the parade
  • Nick will go to the meeting for organizing the parade (the 17th)

Detroit Urban Craft Fair

  • the cupcake car will need to be at both events
  • need two teams
  • need to load/unload the cupcake car
  • need more cool ideas
    • something interactive
    • group projects, individual projects
    • like a mini Maker Faire
  • we are listed as a sponsor (for building the changing booth)
  • how much space do we actually have? not known yet

Ideas

  • cupcake car
  • nerf shooting range (4-8 targets)
  • theremin
  • examples of past classes (especially craft classes, like the papercraft class)
  • halloween costumes
  • projected video
  • laser demonstration
  • vinyl cutter.. hook up a laptop and let people push a button to print something out
  • marshmallow cannon
  • t-shirt launcher (for the parade as well)
  • bristlebot

How to start a project

Make a post on the mailing list!

Open discussion

  • how is everyone liking the space? are you able to use it as you imagined?
  • beer brewing class?
  • i3detroit skype account.. get a web cam in the space?
  • communal PCs and servers in the space
    • worries about power consumption.. we just need to accept that we'll have higher power consumption
    • don't limit the use of computers in the space.. computers will be used for all kinds of different, useful things
    • consensus is there should be no limit on servers and computers in the space, but don't bring hardware in needlessly
  • solar panels, batteries, wind turbines.. anyone want to do a project?
  • DARPA contest.. end of December, 10 big tethered, red weather balloons, locate 5 out of 10
    • $40,000 prize
    • let's put up some big eight foot red balloons on that day
  • rashad: OpenEverything
    • conference in ann arbor, 70 people
    • post ideas on a board
    • each 45 minutes, 4 different tables
    • discuss open goverment, etc.
    • see Rashad's post on the mailing list
    • Rashad also went to the A2 maker space.. Digital Ops.. excited to see one of us there
  • Telescope Bill in Oak Park
  • 2600 meeting this friday in Ann Arbor
  • Ignite Ann Arbor this friday as well
  • Nick is in the middle of buying a $1600 mill, if anyone wants to help fund it and get it in the space, talk to him, he's looking for people to help