Meeting Minutes 20140415
Chair Justin Triplett
- Ted - he's here for once! He likes putting stuff together, working on robot violence. Responsible for 75% of the electrical fires at i3.
- Jerome - Came last week, coming to work on a bike
- Kong - Interested in robotics, wants to make a robotic lawn mower
Action Item Review
Show and Tell
- Ted shows a little somethin
- GPS modules in e-lab
- Mounting on his vehicle for a GPS rig
- 3D printed a case for the module
- May make more of the 3D cases for the e-lab for others to use
Redbull Creation Update
- Update on RedBull creation challenge.
- Detroit representative from RedBull stopped by today
- We got some RedBull
- RedBull Creation is happening in Detroit July 8th through 12th at Lincoln Art Park/Midtown Recycling Center
- Right before MakerFaire
- Creation is coming to Detroit next year, too!
- After party at Omnicorp
- They want to build up some hype around the event
- They want to bring some of our creations to bars or stores around the area and let people play with them
- Red Bull wants to rent our projects for $$$
- Contact Matt O. about it if you want to display one of your projects
- Projects will also be displayed at Omnicorp after-party
- Information on the qualifier event for RedBull creation will be coming up in the next week.
- Qualifier is a good idea to help the team learn to work together
- Detroit teams: i3, OmniCorp, Tech Shop, All Hands Active(?)
- RedBull might want someone to weld some kind of RedBull thing "this big" to be placed around the city and help build hype
Midwest Media Expo
- i3 Detroit invited to present at Midwest Media Expo. More information / details to come.
- Detroit Public Library Makerspace contacted us about an exhibit happening at the event next Saturday 24 hours into Sunday (April 26th - 27th)
- Geared towards movies, video games, music, etc.
- Anyone (about 3 people) interested in attending the conference and have a table were
- Talk to people at conference about i3
- Switch out from the table and get a chance to see the rest of the conference
- Konrad B.
- Event celebrating manned space exploration took place Saturday the 12th
- About 30 people showed up
- Model rocket launches
- Space themed music and drinks
- Demonstration from StratoCube
- Black light room with fluorescent markers to draw space things
- Space music and space dancing
- Water rockets
- Ted wants someone to do a class on this
- He's trying to learn more about it to use with his SDR
- Do we have an expert?
- Ted doesn't want to do a learn together thing because it's TOO HARD.
- Kickstarter: HackRF is shipping soon
- One fo the stretch goals was to produce a series of video lectures to explain SDR
- Nate B wants to have viewing parties once these come out
- Large format printer available soon
- Drive belt was the problem, it got shredded, replaced for $16
- Time completed: 8:00 PM
- Attendees: 18