Weekly Staff Meetings/2014-12-30
Staff meeting note 2014 Dec. 30th Attendance: Lucio, Amanda, Lio, Berni, Mika
Wednesday Open night
- Amanda - automatic foosball counter
- Lucio - the black mamba
- Ezure - open-source segway
We have 100 members.
- We got the signed contract! Needs PAUL's signatures!
- Got confirmation last week. LIO to call on Tuesday (NOW)
- door keeps breaking, we can lock, just cant unlock
- LIO will try to fix lock on backdoor using the old XCJ lock
- ROGER working on t-shirts; status? *dead issue*
- roger has samples.. cannot see them. 30rmb/shirt + 15rmb print
- Can do wechat payments.
- 300rmb + business license, Amanda to do.
- Bank transaction denied. MIKA to try again.
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.
- Toothbrush - by Amanda.
- Lio to do badges soldering workshop
- activities to host in 2015: 3 before CNY, 10 after
Hackathon - TechYiZu
- 17/18, workshops the week before
- arduino workshop by KEVIN in XCJ
- laser cutter workshop by LUCIO
- 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
- Serial workshop for Arduino - thanks, will consider it for next year.
- Serial Workshop Design
- remove laser gun from space
- AMANDA to ask ANDREW to remove it once he's better
- LUCIO to clean up
- build shelving
- hide dangerous/redundant tools and machines
- need some new tools/wrenches, good quality. XINFAB/XCJ 50/50?
- Big CNC, 25k: XCJ can buy one, if needed. XINFAB can pay part of it.
- CNC needs hourly fee, 35RMB/hr, to pay for maintenance
- LUCIO prefers to build a new CNC, 6k.
- Amanda: crowd funding? LIO: doesn't make sense, what's membership for? LUCIO: just try it and see
- Proposal: crowd fund CNC for XINFAB, to build one. LUCIO and AMANDA drives this.
- need to renew license for a QR code
- Accountant to follow up. AMANDA to check with her.
- p2 advises xcj to make sure cameras are recording for bathroom hustlers using the space as a cut through.
- need to confirm that it restarts on power outage: LIO to check
- need to clean up E-Room
- p2 to close the hole. Done.
staff meeting/party for planning 2015
- planning in January
- what did we do
- what did we do well
- what did we not do well
- where we want to be by the end of 2015
- special invites: Ricky/minlin/david
- random people passing through to go to toilet or xinfab
- just ask: XinFab has non-members coming through
- toilet: P2's problem. Should be only-members
Make for kids
- Who can represent XinCheJian? Lio: Founders, Staff, Members
- PCH wanted to have event/meetup in XCJ. When? March. Willing to pay. Sponsorship?
- This is new. They're commercial, investors. Need to confirm with the rest of staff. AMANDA
- Lucio: let's make a rule and vote for it.
- Tie it to sponsorship? Any sponsor to host 1 event/mo.?
- Visitors only on Wednesday Open-night
- 1 member can bring 1 guest during other times, need to be accompanied and can only stay once/short-term; see Policy
- Random visitors: "Come back on Wednesday, or leave." Need appointment or member to accompany.
- Day pass? NO.
- AMANDA to print the rule and stick to the rule
- EDWARD will bring new toner during the holidays