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==Attendees==
 
==Attendees==
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Maddy Winans
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Konrad Brown
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Matt Oehrlin
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Brian Wennberg
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Steve Nowick
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Mark Miles
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Arron Greenwell
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Margaret Leyell
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Dave Scholl
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Chris Arendt
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Mark Lenigan
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Kevin Flory
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Matt Arnold
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Matt Switlik
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Matt Huber
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Ken Buttery

Revision as of 20:45, 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
  • Tool Crib
  • Fab Lab

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 S, Justin T, Mark M, Kevin F, New Chris
  • Roeper School -Matt O.
    • 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 -Matt A.
    • 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 M.
    • 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
    • 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 -Derek
    • Two wheels
    • 55 MPH
    • Velodrome at Mound & Outer Dr.
    • Saturday 9/21 and Sunday
  • Public Glass Casting -Terry
    • October 10 7pm to 9pm
    • Still has slots open
  • 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

Maddy Winans Konrad Brown Matt Oehrlin Brian Wennberg Steve Nowick Mark Miles Arron Greenwell Margaret Leyell Dave Scholl Chris Arendt Mark Lenigan Kevin Flory Matt Arnold Matt Switlik Matt Huber Ken Buttery