Weekly Staff Meetings/2013-10-15

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Present: Freda, Mika, Lucio, Sara, David, Roger-me Late: Andi

start time: 8:04


  • vvvv cancelled - family emergency
  • qichen/david - robot testing on kids, ardublock, couldn't open the door. not paid for.

workshops coming up

  • will be improvised, says andi


  • maker photos
  • boxing projects for maker carnival, needs help taking projects to maker carnival saturday morning, opening time 10am, probably arrive for 9am

wednesday talks

  • One Kilo team to present (chinese)
  • Maybe the CIA..
  • call for help, for Maker carnival helpers, one month free membership starting from maker carnival day


  • Openframeworks during helper session with spencer
  • welding with lucio


  • Roger is cooking
  • Andi needs help preparing
  • david taking round on friday noon to makercarnival

Maker carnival

  • Jackie and Freda helping on Social media
  • Julian - australia helping hands
  • david is going to be MIA with the CIA at the NSA
  • Freda at maker carnival saturday
  • Andi at maker carnival
  • Lucio at maker carnival
  • Mika on saturday
  • Sara on Saturday
  • Edward, Ricky, Minlin, Sofia?

printed shit

3x3m + 3x3m

  • Name Cards - Paul to find out
  • Posters - Andi
  • weixin poster and weibo poster - andi to get qr codes

menqi is now under maker carnival

  • menqi tickets - freda taking care of.
    • workshop(s) and 2 preferences

  • Projects
  • paul - ping pong face smash - not on website yet
  • lucio - portable 3d printer that run on batteries
  • freda - talking painting
  • talking snake - david to contact him
  • insect bot - lutz
  • spencer - assistive technology
  • qichen -ardublok
  • mika - ask
  • edward - laserguide robot - to ask
  • xinchejian mailing list to ask

  • Workshops
  • solder workshop - david to check with qichen
  • insect bot - lutz
  • squishi circuit - david to find people to cover
  • Space
  • tents 3mx3m , we have 4.
  • 4 3mx1m tables (xcj, make+, urban farming, something else)
  • we'll have power and internet (which internet david?)
  • 1 tent for Make+
  • Organization
  • david to tell andi about the contact of the KIC
  • david takes care about the party of friday the 18th - hacked matter party, open to members but do not make it public
  • david send graphic material to andi
  • from the website
  • for the project boards
  • business cards
  • t-thirts,

space issues

  • k staying & s not sure
  • space management: only two candidates applied to position x. still not public
  • 2-3 hours a day weekdays, more time weekends.

welding course

  • 50rmb per hour
  • professional training agency
  • lucio to follow up on certificate based
  • can bring equipment
  • 8 people maximum
  • insurance?
  • where to weld?
  • w+k confirmation
  • next staff meeting to confirm these, additional questions send directly to lucio


  • Kevin to get final quote, 11:00 am paul will be there on friday
  • Mika, Paul and Edward have the responsibility on them and they have to make the decision
  • Insurance for machine room for XCJ
  • Waiver for machine room and whole of xinchejian on signup.

machine room

  • susan to have full access to Machine room? paul to check back through documents.


  • freda to mc, andi supports
  • paul to fix the newsletter
  • to announce, barcamp (25-26?), maker carnival (19-20)

staff volunteers

  • Staff members to get free membership for helping out
  • minimum of two staff meetings a month
  • have a staff task list to validate staff activity, x amount of completed stuff to remain on staff


  • mika to order more drinks

Special event!

  • massimo banzi on thursday the 17th or monday the 21st, david do the miracle!

Workshops at XCJ

  • vvvv - change dates, to announce and spam around, going to be only sunday