Weekly Staff Meetings/2014-12-09

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Staff meeting note 2014 Dec. 9th
Attendance: Lucio, Amanda, Edward, Paul, lio - remotely

Wednesday Open night

  • William Baobean (CHINA ACCELERATOR) - experience building stuff with farther is
  • Racist Taobao ?paul to confirm?
  • ...


  • 2 more shelves to go. Where to install?
  • will install one tonight - did not install one, fixed the door, cable was removed from lock


We have 105 members.


  • Lio pinged, no reply; LIO to follow up (again)


  • LIO following up (again)

Power bill

  • Power bill november (1,316rmb)
  • big drop since 23rd of november of power (Hydroponics?)

Space manager

  • A* wants to reduce the spacemanger fee since it's really high..
  • A* to send email about it, numbers removed
  • Edward suggestion: reduce % and propose a tiered income.


  • have 1 year of rent in the bank.

Backdoor issue

  • people using the space as a cut through for the bathroom is an issue
  • backdoor lock is broken p2 to fix

Floor issue

  • floor broken, p2 to repair eventually

Accountant asked for invoices and transaction records

  • accountant done, banking closing for the financial year.

Mandate - Banking

  • Mika to hold onto one just incase. Paul has the other.
  • paul to leave banking key when away

hydroponic chronic

  • hydroponics to be put on hold for December for power monitoring.
  • one side only to be utilized, preferably Aquaponics.


  • ROGER working on t-shirts; status? *dead issue*


  • Amanda gave monies to Freda. FREDA to deposit; DONE

Hackathon - TechYiZu

  • mid jan is good for 17/18 hack24hoursbitches
  • want a pre-event
  • want to do a learning arduino track for newbies
  • hardware based, no APP's
  • one person from xinchejian; LIO to volunteer
  • this can be deleted from XCJ

Residence programming

  • Invite (foreign?) hackers to come to Shanghai for X weeks, paying for stay.
  • Let's try once and evaluate. Budget: 3000/mo RMB
  • AMANDA to find the first victim
  • XinCheJian can provide official invitation letter
  • A* to talk to rnga


  • Edward: empty all boxed and re-sort; DOne thank you so much! paul was sick that day.


  • Mika wants menus, but is not a corporate account, need to investigate.
  • Can do wechat payments.
  • A* to investigate

Jingan activity center

  • Asked for Feb 1st 8:30am to 11:30am for XCJ to run workshops, want 4 independent workshops 2 Chinese, 2 Western.
  • Age: under 15 yrs old
  • event: Middleschool near XCJ
  • Amanda to find out age groups, and if they are staying for an allotted time, and how many to expect.
  • event for all elementary schools and middle schools.
  • Paul to contact community on that.
  • any objections please speak up.

operation xmas

  • Paul away - 18 dec - 5th Jan

Workshop Requests

  • Serial workshop for Arduino - thanks, will consider it for next year.
    • Serial Workshop Design