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==Agenda==
 
==Agenda==
  
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* Intros - New Members / Guests
 +
* Quick general discussion of meeting time
 +
* Enforcement of sign in sheet for guests
 +
* Appointment of Secretary
 +
* Security Camera footage review
 +
* Election of individuals by the general membership
 +
* Warden Updates
 +
* New Business
  
==Action Items==
+
===Intros: New Members / Guests===
 +
* Chris. Hi Chris.
 +
** New to Ferndale
 +
** Veteran
 +
** Artist
 +
** Paper maker
 +
** Interested in technological art
  
 +
===Meeting Time===
  
 +
Quick general discussion of meeting time
 +
 +
* Consensus for 7:30 pm meeting time
 +
* A change would take a vote from board and general membership
 +
* Original intent in by-laws was to have "doors open at 7:00pm" to allow non-members in. -Matt S.
 +
* Proposed item for board to remove timestamp from by-laws. -Matt H.
 +
* No one attending hates the idea of removing time from by-laws
 +
 +
===Sign in Sheet===
 +
 +
Enforcement of Sign in sheet for guests
 +
* Currently not enforced very strongly
 +
* Important to avoid litigation or theft, etc.
 +
* Review of sign-in sheet process
 +
** Nate B. pretends to be lost.
 +
*# No unescorted guests!
 +
*# Liability form. Fill it out once per guest.
 +
*# Sign in sheet
 +
*#* Fill out for guests once per visit.
 +
*#* Sponsor member must stay present or hand off guest to a new sponsor
 +
 +
====Ideas====
 +
* Door person idea: Assign someone to be on door duty. -New Chris
 +
* Sign out: not currently necessary, but might be a good idea
 +
* Put a concierge bell by the front so guest can get member attention. -Ken
 +
* Revive open Fridays
 +
 +
===Appointment of Secretary===
 +
* General members elected someone who does not exist(?).
 +
* Some communication with elected secretary by email, but email address disappeared.
 +
* Board voted over email and elected this guy ... applause ...
 +
* Ohai! ~[[User:kmbrown314|kmbrown314]]
 +
 +
 +
===Security Camera===
 +
Security Camera footage review
 +
 +
* We're being surveiled? Yes.
 +
* For safety and prosperity.
 +
* Recordings cannot be viewed without following a process.
 +
* Process not implemented
 +
* Incident in woodshop
 +
** Something was disassembled
 +
** Camera was viewed to determine what happened
 +
 +
 +
 +
* Idea: At least two persons from each group must decide that viewing the camera is necessary
 +
** Group A: Board + Officers
 +
** Group B: Member elected group
 +
* Tabled.
 +
 +
===Warden Updates===
 +
 +
* E-Lab -Nate B.
 +
** Nothing of note..........that's it.
 +
* Lazer Cutter: No news is good news -Matt A.
 +
* Craft room: No news. -Kevin F.
 +
* Kiln Zone -Terry
 +
** We can now make drop cast glass bowls
 +
** Kiln is up an running
 +
** New expansion to kiln zone up and running by end of September
 +
*** Expanding 48" away from wall
 +
** Ceramic kiln operational - seeking those with ceramics experience
 +
** Public kiln class 10/10/13
 +
** Donation of a glass edge grinder - It needs maintenance, new parts, a table
 +
* Tree house: Still a tree
 +
* Wood Shop -Dave S.
 +
** Getting a tool grinder and Wooden lathe tools
 +
* Machine Shop
 +
** The new buffer
 +
*** It's larger than we thought
 +
*** Actually, just a very large belt sander
 +
*** Needs some work
 +
** Seeking metal drill press, $600 budgeted for it
 +
** New tools budget - currently under by $750
 +
** 'Fantastic' Craftsman tool chest donated by Gary Warren
 +
** Tools organized in steel cage? Not yet.
 +
*** Not yet
 +
*** Shelves to be added
 +
*** Labels to be had
 +
*** Help needed
 +
* CNC Zone
 +
** No wood projects, spindle is not fast enough to do a good job
 +
** Update on new CNC
 +
*** Donation is going forward
 +
*** Current owners recieve their replacement on 10/28/13
 +
*** New CNC going in the corner currently occupied by the Robotics Zone
 +
*** Volunteers needed to move and reorganize shop for CNC-Robotics-Tool Crib area.
 +
* Compute Zone -Justin T.
 +
*# Software Freedom Day
 +
*** Saturday 9/21/13, 1pm to 7pm
 +
*** 8GB USB drives with Linux, $7 donation
 +
**# Terreria
 +
**** It's 2D Minecraft, but massive
 +
**** Metroid meets Contra
 +
*** Volunteers?
 +
*** Don't forget the sign in sheet!
 +
**# Can't remember that third one.
 +
* Welding
 +
 +
===New Business===
 +
 +
* Email from Nick B. about Urban sensor hacks from Make Magazine. Seeking representation from big hackerspaces across country. Talk with people who are building stuff. -Matt O.
 +
** This is a personal invitation from the CEO of Make Magazine to get involved with this. Any one interested in organizing this?
 +
** Idea: censor network. Bleep out things people say? -New Chris
 +
** What is a sensor?: temperature, pressure, light, distance, moisture, etc.
 +
** Idea: Fukushima(sp?) - radiometer sensors used to track people in the area and compared with official sensors. -Terry
 +
** Who is interested: Max, Justin, Mark, Kevin, New Chris
 +
 +
 +
* Roeper School
 +
** A private K-12 school
 +
** Looking for someone to come give a talk on creativity or projects done at i3.
 +
** Slots open at 8:30am on the 3rd Friday of the month in December, January, March, or April.
 +
** Will pay the individual, your option to donate
 +
** One time offer
 +
 +
* North American Sci Fi Convention 2014
 +
** Detroit won right to run it  at Ren. Center
 +
** Calling all Exhibits, workshops, demos
 +
** July 17th to 20th 2014
 +
** Point of contact: Matt Arnold
 +
 +
* Ham Radio -Mark
 +
** Antenna needs to go on roof
 +
** Landlord doesn't want anything on the roof
 +
** Justin is point of contact
 +
** Non-penetrating roof mounts not allowed according to Nate B.
 +
** Stick it to the wall instead?
 +
 +
* BK Precision
 +
** TJ's Zero to 2 Amp power supply departing from E Lab
 +
** Will return, but date is T.B.D.
 +
 +
* Art Classes -Kevin F.
 +
** General call for interest, yes from members present.
 +
** How do you make a modified budget proposal
 +
**# Make a proposal
 +
**# Submit it to the Board
 +
 +
 +
* Racing deathmachine at Thunder Drome
 +
** Two wheels
 +
** 55 MPH
 +
** Velodrome at Mound & Outer Dr.
 +
** Saturday 9/21 and Sunday
 +
 +
* Public laser classes
 +
 +
* Lan Party
 +
** Point of contact:  -Matt S.
 +
** October 12, 2013
 +
** Terreria
 +
** Potentially other games
 +
** Open to guests
 +
 +
==Action Items==
 +
* [[User:kmbrown314|kmbrown314]]: Email to list for electing security camera administrators
 +
* New Chris: organize Urban Sensor Hacks
 +
* Nate B: Perfect a functional phaser design for N.A. Sci Fi Convention
 +
* Justin T: Talk to landlord about putting ham radio antenna on the roof.
 
==Attendees==
 
==Attendees==

Revision as of 20:37, 17 September 2013

I3Detroit Regular Member meeting 7:30pm


Chair Justin Triplett


Contents

Agenda

  • Intros - New Members / Guests
  • Quick general discussion of meeting time
  • Enforcement of sign in sheet for guests
  • Appointment of Secretary
  • Security Camera footage review
  • Election of individuals by the general membership
  • Warden Updates
  • New Business

Intros: New Members / Guests

  • Chris. Hi Chris.
    • New to Ferndale
    • Veteran
    • Artist
    • Paper maker
    • Interested in technological art

Meeting Time

Quick general discussion of meeting time

  • Consensus for 7:30 pm meeting time
  • A change would take a vote from board and general membership
  • Original intent in by-laws was to have "doors open at 7:00pm" to allow non-members in. -Matt S.
  • Proposed item for board to remove timestamp from by-laws. -Matt H.
  • No one attending hates the idea of removing time from by-laws

Sign in Sheet

Enforcement of Sign in sheet for guests

  • Currently not enforced very strongly
  • Important to avoid litigation or theft, etc.
  • Review of sign-in sheet process
    • Nate B. pretends to be lost.
    1. No unescorted guests!
    2. Liability form. Fill it out once per guest.
    3. Sign in sheet
      • Fill out for guests once per visit.
      • Sponsor member must stay present or hand off guest to a new sponsor

Ideas

  • Door person idea: Assign someone to be on door duty. -New Chris
  • Sign out: not currently necessary, but might be a good idea
  • Put a concierge bell by the front so guest can get member attention. -Ken
  • Revive open Fridays

Appointment of Secretary

  • General members elected someone who does not exist(?).
  • Some communication with elected secretary by email, but email address disappeared.
  • Board voted over email and elected this guy ... applause ...
  • Ohai! ~kmbrown314


Security Camera

Security Camera footage review

  • We're being surveiled? Yes.
  • For safety and prosperity.
  • Recordings cannot be viewed without following a process.
  • Process not implemented
  • Incident in woodshop
    • Something was disassembled
    • Camera was viewed to determine what happened


  • Idea: At least two persons from each group must decide that viewing the camera is necessary
    • Group A: Board + Officers
    • Group B: Member elected group
  • Tabled.

Warden Updates

  • E-Lab -Nate B.
    • Nothing of note..........that's it.
  • Lazer Cutter: No news is good news -Matt A.
  • Craft room: No news. -Kevin F.
  • Kiln Zone -Terry
    • We can now make drop cast glass bowls
    • Kiln is up an running
    • New expansion to kiln zone up and running by end of September
      • Expanding 48" away from wall
    • Ceramic kiln operational - seeking those with ceramics experience
    • Public kiln class 10/10/13
    • Donation of a glass edge grinder - It needs maintenance, new parts, a table
  • Tree house: Still a tree
  • Wood Shop -Dave S.
    • Getting a tool grinder and Wooden lathe tools
  • Machine Shop
    • The new buffer
      • It's larger than we thought
      • Actually, just a very large belt sander
      • Needs some work
    • Seeking metal drill press, $600 budgeted for it
    • New tools budget - currently under by $750
    • 'Fantastic' Craftsman tool chest donated by Gary Warren
    • Tools organized in steel cage? Not yet.
      • Not yet
      • Shelves to be added
      • Labels to be had
      • Help needed
  • CNC Zone
    • No wood projects, spindle is not fast enough to do a good job
    • Update on new CNC
      • Donation is going forward
      • Current owners recieve their replacement on 10/28/13
      • New CNC going in the corner currently occupied by the Robotics Zone
      • Volunteers needed to move and reorganize shop for CNC-Robotics-Tool Crib area.
  • Compute Zone -Justin T.
    1. Software Freedom Day
      • Saturday 9/21/13, 1pm to 7pm
      • 8GB USB drives with Linux, $7 donation
      1. Terreria
        • It's 2D Minecraft, but massive
        • Metroid meets Contra
      • Volunteers?
      • Don't forget the sign in sheet!
      1. Can't remember that third one.
  • Welding

New Business

  • Email from Nick B. about Urban sensor hacks from Make Magazine. Seeking representation from big hackerspaces across country. Talk with people who are building stuff. -Matt O.
    • This is a personal invitation from the CEO of Make Magazine to get involved with this. Any one interested in organizing this?
    • Idea: censor network. Bleep out things people say? -New Chris
    • What is a sensor?: temperature, pressure, light, distance, moisture, etc.
    • Idea: Fukushima(sp?) - radiometer sensors used to track people in the area and compared with official sensors. -Terry
    • Who is interested: Max, Justin, Mark, Kevin, New Chris


  • Roeper School
    • A private K-12 school
    • Looking for someone to come give a talk on creativity or projects done at i3.
    • Slots open at 8:30am on the 3rd Friday of the month in December, January, March, or April.
    • Will pay the individual, your option to donate
    • One time offer
  • North American Sci Fi Convention 2014
    • Detroit won right to run it at Ren. Center
    • Calling all Exhibits, workshops, demos
    • July 17th to 20th 2014
    • Point of contact: Matt Arnold
  • Ham Radio -Mark
    • Antenna needs to go on roof
    • Landlord doesn't want anything on the roof
    • Justin is point of contact
    • Non-penetrating roof mounts not allowed according to Nate B.
    • Stick it to the wall instead?
  • BK Precision
    • TJ's Zero to 2 Amp power supply departing from E Lab
    • Will return, but date is T.B.D.
  • Art Classes -Kevin F.
    • General call for interest, yes from members present.
    • How do you make a modified budget proposal
      1. Make a proposal
      2. Submit it to the Board


  • Racing deathmachine at Thunder Drome
    • Two wheels
    • 55 MPH
    • Velodrome at Mound & Outer Dr.
    • Saturday 9/21 and Sunday
  • Public laser classes
  • Lan Party
    • Point of contact: -Matt S.
    • October 12, 2013
    • Terreria
    • Potentially other games
    • Open to guests

Action Items

  • kmbrown314: Email to list for electing security camera administrators
  • New Chris: organize Urban Sensor Hacks
  • Nate B: Perfect a functional phaser design for N.A. Sci Fi Convention
  • Justin T: Talk to landlord about putting ham radio antenna on the roof.

Attendees