Weekly Staff Meetings/2013-12-17

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Date: 20131210
Present: Paul, Edward, Kevin (minutes), KJ, Lucia, ShanShan, Sara, Mika 


PROPS

  • LIO - Introduction to D Workshop - 7 sign ups, 2 attendance
  • JONATHAN - Cleaning up the machine room
  • DAVID - Startup Weekend Maker Edition
    • Not enough mentors, Needs improvement
  • DAVID and SHANSHAN for hosting the talks.
  • EDWARD fixing the door bell.

Wednesday

  • 4 presenters
    • Startup Weekend: Sonic Watch, Pleasure Underwear, Movable Gallery
    • Edward met a guy who is giving a talk, representative of something 3D Printing


Accounting

  • Edward: Needs to spend time half-day from work to find someone to get it done.


Lucio's Space for Mechanical Tools

  • If we find a new location...
  • Take care of all the machinery, and can outsource the machine room stuff
  • He takes care of certification


Do we need a new space?

  • Don't have enough space (laser cutter, CNC , 3D printers,)
  • The Nest?
  • Any other suggestions / options?
  • Current space -- too small.
  • Freda - contact
  • Start looking into contacts


Projector

  • LIO failed.
  • Next steps - purchase or find a person to fix
  • EDWARD - Bring to electronics market to fix.


Holiday Schedule

  • Christmas Dec 25: Wednesday... LIO and other to host, and write newsletter
  • New Years Jan 1: Wednesday... VACATION DECLARED


Missing Hotplate Mystery

  • SOLVED: Susan
  • Nothing to do


Movie Night - Fridays

  • Organized by Roger
  • FILM: Nacho Libre
  • FOOD: Nachos
  • Please come, just tell Roger
  • Also functioning as half-ass Christmas party


Workshops

HYRDOPONICS WORKSHOP

  • ROGER
  • Proposed Dec 28 - Saturday 2:00 PM
  • Roger to get the info
  • ROGER to send
  • AARON to post

BLINKING HEART - POSTMORTEM

  • MIKA
  • Dec 22 SUNDAY 1:00 PM
  • MIKA -> AARON to give the information


D WORKSHOP - POSTMORTEM

  • WHY U NO SHOW?
  • Was there a miscommunication for dates... ?? uh oh.
  • FUTURE ACTION: BE CAREFUL ABOUT DATES
  • Promote better?

PINEWOOD CUB SCOUTS

  • Jan 11 and Jan 18
  • Remember. Need some staff. Do some training.


XINCHEJIAN RULES

  • Staff should pay membership fees - if no objections this week, it will pass.
    • Objection on email
    • Goes back for another week??


Xinchejian Membership System

  • Official membership sign-up times will be wed night and Sat.
  • Need to train staff to be able to sign up members with new process (e.g. getting card printed). Note: People can sign up anytime, but membership cards will be printed on Wed and Sat.
  • Paul committed changes
  • http://github.com/xinchejian/graham
  • EDWARD -
  • http://members.xinchejian.com
  • EVERYONE PLEASE TEST
  • Please push bug reports to github issues


Actions item to complete over following week (A)

  • Jimmy to print out Xinchejian code of conduct pdf. Paste one next to the money box.
    • Waiting on Jimmy
  • Edward, Paul, and Jonathan to install security cameras weekend of 12/14
    • Nothing done
    • Still need to look at Taobao for cameras


OTHER