February 21, 2017

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Meetings
Previous Meeting: February 14, 2017 Meeting Procedure Next Meeting: February 28, 2017

Coordinates

Time: 7:30 PM

Space: Anchor Building, 2929 Spring Grove Ave.

Agenda

Housekeeping

  • Noise Curfew - Quiet hours are 10:30pm to 7am until further notice.
  • Liability waivers must be legible

Old Business

  • Space next door:
    • Progress update on RFID locks
    • Maybe schedule a day to have a moving party to get some stuff in the space and get things started setting up as soon as the locks are installed!
  • Pot luck: Elly's a bit shocked at how many Hiver's celebrate Valentine's day. hehe
    • Not too many in attendance, but delicious none-the-less - thank you!
  • Leather working class: how did it go?
  • Ian built a new laser computer, yay!
  • Dust collector update

New Business

  • Upcoming events:
    • Crypto party - Monday, March 6th - 7pm ish

Votes

  • None scheduled for today

Minutes

Old Business

  • Space next door:
    • Progress update on RFID locks
    • Maybe schedule a day to have a moving party to get some stuff in the space and get things started setting up as soon as the locks are installed!
  • Pot luck: Elly's a bit shocked at how many Hiver's celebrate Valentine's day. hehe
    • Not too many in attendance, but delicious none-the-less - thank you!
    • Will schedule another on a non-holiday
  • Leather working class: how did it go?
    • Went well, many people here
    • No one bled
    • Pictures
  • Ian built a new laser computer, yay!
    • Tiff's donated computer
    • Dustin helped test it
    • Do the same with the CNC computer (maybe tonight)
  • Dust collector update
    • Radial arm saw
    • Jointer more permanent
    • Cracked plexiglass has been fixed
    • Drum sander has a permanent fixture
    • Basically finished for the time being
    • Total cost came to $640
  • Current Privacy Vote details
    • It will be rescinded in light of making a better voting system
  • Ultimaker works (yay)
    • talking to Mike about training
    • Tim knows how to use it

New Business

  • Upcoming events:
    • Crypto party - Monday, March 6th - 7pm ish
      • No cost for event, a door donation for the EFF or Free Software Foundation
      • Providing food and entertainment
      • Open forum for questions about social issues and technology (i.e. what is bitcoin, what info can people get from an open wifi network, etc.)
      • Demonstrations from Lorin's students
  • Garage sale a couple blocks from here, may be of interest for metal working folks
    • This Saturday, check mailing list
  • Voting system needs upgrading - Ian is working on it
    • Setting up an authentication server for the Hive, (need that first before the voting system)
    • Use a simple low impact thing as a test (What soda do you want? etc.)
    • Going to use open source software if possible - Lime survey
    • Trying to balance anonymity and transparency
      • Anonymized voting totals, but a list of names side by side not attached to a specific vote
  • New computers coming to the hive
    • Computer going to the lounge again
    • Upgrade to the CNC computer
      • Maybe protect the cnc from the dust, maybe use the lounge? Anyone can work on this, not Ian :P
    • Upgraded (already) the laser computer
  • Ian proposing a budget for buying 4 1TB hard drives for the server, some went missing awhile ago so we need more
    • Feb 28th $300


Votes

  • None scheduled for tonight

Attendance

  • Will - hosted mask making class, wore a mask to an event
  • Lorin - doing STUFF, finished working on a wonky waveform guide of acoustical interest
  • Ian B - been on dayshift (just totally awful: humans, and photons, ugh), spent the last week working on and fixing our computers
  • Dave L - working on car
  • Tim - found cheap routers under $1, open invitation if anyone needs one to mess with
  • Doc Willy - doing work on the Shapeoko wiring it up, planning to laser cut a box to put things for it
  • Nancy - CLEAN YOUR DISHES AND CHECK THE DISHWASHERRRRRRRRRR, did some bike riding on Saturday 240+ miles, found a thrift store she hadn't been to before
  • James - work has consumed him, sick staycation, quadcopter work again after awhile
  • Tom - new person, got a lot of projects, sensor data
  • Brent - some electronics projects
  • John - new person, met Brent at ham radio event, electronics
  • John - work has been busy
  • Brad - went to garage sale and got a drill doctor for $20 - donated to the hive, helped fix a box
  • Andrew - volunteering time at multimillion dollar company that is close to the release date and it's not going well
  • Steve - worked on jeep, finally got it out of the driveway
  • Jim - will complete a laser project some time in the next year
  • Hodapp - will be fighting Jim for the laser time in the next year
  • Greg - tired recently, went home, enjoyed weather, did work on RV, working on the door RFID lock
  • Shaddoxx - remoted in, forgot to ask what he did, whoops!
  • Elly - Contemplated life, took advantage of the weather and went backpacking in RRG, did something else maybe