Weekly Staff Meetings/2012-09-04

From XinCheJian
Jump to: navigation, search


* Location       : XinCheJian
* Scheduled Time : 19:45
* Start time     : 20:00
* End time      :  
* Staff Present  : Paul, Valentin, Ricky, Lio, Freda, Min Lin, Edward (late), David (late)
* Others Present : Lutz


Accomplishments (from last week)

  • Ricky for automatic membership reminder
  • Kevin for working on sponsorship presentation
  • Lio for Skydrive (no VPN sharing of files)
    • TODO(ALL): Upload video and images from XCJ
  • Lutz is back! YEAAAH! Brought back a ping pong canon
  • Valentin the 3d plastic bender

Last week reports (events and activities)

Planning

  • Sponsorship
    • Why Yangpu Venture?
  • Budget & Purchases
    • kitchen exhaust fan in the machine room (possibly included in the cutter)
    • laser cutter (20K RMB: plywood, plastic, acrylic)
    • welding machine
  • Need a electronic weight scale
    • TODO(MinLin): order a electronic weight scale (1grams to 500grams, accuracy 0.1)
  • Free-loaders: at least one repeatedly came on the weekend for a month

Done

  • Surveys
    • DONE(Kevin): preliminary analysis summary of the survey

Follow up

  • Roboracing Workshop 201208 and Roboracing Event 201208 - 26 Aug (Edward)
    • TODO(Edward): do a blog post about the workshop and roborace
    • TODO(Mika): nice decorative image for blog post
    • DONE(MinLin): send image of racetrack to family that wants to do a family event
    • TODO(MinLin): follow up for future Arduino workshop - Need to fix the date
  • Seats
    • DONE(David): delimited to the first two tables at the window

This week

  • open/closing scheduling changes/updates
    • Barcamp Saturday daytime: announce that we are officially closed
    • Thursday night Lutz will close
  • BarCamp Shanghai involvement (September 8th) - not there
    • TODO(Paul & Min Lin): runs the workshops
    • TODO(Paul): Sell the kits
    • TODO(Spencer): "turn your project into a kit" talk
    • TODO(Ricky): Lophilo talk
    • TODO(Valentin): Social glasses talk
    • TODO(Lio): door lock talk
    • TODO(Alex): space gambit talk
    • TODO(Stephany): 3d printing (recruiting and announce classes) talk
    • TODO(Freda): cats rescue talk
    • TODO(Lutz): prepare [swarm robot] "Build your own infrared seeking robot" talk
    • TODO(Sunny Jr): micro-arduino talk
    • TODO(Roger): urban farming talk
    • TODO(David): Fish poo power
    • TODO(hack kids): ???
    • TODO(He Qi Chen): ???
    • TODO(Lophilo intern): Need volunteer to take pictures, videos
    • DONE(MinLin): Everyone to wear XCJ LED pin - arrive on Friday
    • TODO(MinLin): order more XCJ business cards
  • Maker picture Thursday September 13th evening
    • TODO(David & Lutz): maker profile photography

Ongoing

  • Microsoft sponsorship
    • TODO(Lio): will ask about (goal is to recruit employees)
  • The space is the project
    • WIP(Min Lin) : add parts prices WIP
    • TODO(James): rails are in: buy material, install rails (reimbursed by XCJ)
  • WISS International school wanted workshop (Analog Line Follower)
    • TODO(MinLin): take the lead - contacted WISS waiting for reply
    • 50 students of grade 9 (15 years old)
    • limited budget (what is it?)
    • weekday morning 9:30am to 2pm
  • Node.js presenters visiting us - Thursday Sept. 13th [CONFLICT]
    • TODO(Lio): take lead
    • Renting the middle area? (Microsoft to sponsor?)
    • Food and drinks
    • Notify neighbors
  • New Members Orientation: next one Friday Sept. 21st
    • TODO(Ricky): prepare for the event and advertize it
    • Free beers, soft drinks and chips
    • Group making activity
    • Announcement for new members
    • use video, schematic, livecast, etc
  • 3D printer
    • TODO(Valentin & Stephany): Usage rules and instructions, prices, reservation system
    • 3D printing workshop - Saturday Sept. 22nd
      • for people already know how to use 3D design software, follow the workshop to design and print out an object with 3D printer
    • TODO(Valentin & Stephany): to draft out the prices for 3d printing workshop
    • suggestion to put a power lock
    • TODO(Rockets): sketchup class
  • Maker Carnival Shanghai - November 2nd to 4th (Friday - Sunday)
    • @Shanghai Youth Creative Week
    • Projects selection: need at least 40 projects in total
    • TODO(MinLin): taking the lead - WIP
    • Location: Century Park, Pudong.
    • Exhibition, hackathon, workshops, guests from abroad
    • DF Robot needs help! interns! people! budget! marketing material
    • Goal: better than Beijing ;-)
    • Workshops: at least 10 with material (to get sponsorship)
      • TODO(DFRobot): Soldering
      • TODO(Edward): ALF (show off useless machine)
      • TODO(Mika): LED heart (to be confirmed)
      • TODO(Paul): Joule thief
      • TODO(Lutz&Spencer): Swarm robots
      • TODO(SunnySr): squishy circuits
      • TODO(David): Ardublock
    • Sell DIY kits, t-shirts []
    • TODO(Mika, Yihan, Valentin, Angie): LOGO, sticker, t-shirt, posters, event flyer, logo pin, hackerspace passport, SH maker faire stamp, workshops stamps
      • Angie will help on logo design
  • Jobboard
    • Super Nature Design - Part time tech assistant
      • interactive lighting costume project
    • Job posting on xinchejian@googlegroups.com policy
    • Announce at the Wednesday evening
    • develop as a revenue (300RMB)
    • mailing list for the community to discuss communication

Freezer