Weekly Staff Meetings/2015-05-05
Staff Meeting Notes 2015-05-05 Attendance: Paul, Lio, Amanda, lucio, non-name-guy
- Xinchejian Finances Spreadsheet: Xinchejian Finance Spreadsheet - Google Doc - does not address details or breakups, amanda to contact kevin
- Xinchejian FAQ Document: Xinchejian FAQ - Google Doc - needs staff to go through it.
- Xinchejian Intro Board: Xinchejian Intro Board Google Doc - needs staff to go through it.
- members asked about wood working tools
- propose members to make a list
- list sent to staff, needs approval, and space allocation.
- guy from wood working shop to help prioritize.
- Government wants to donate to XinCheJian. No Strings Attached. *we prowmise*
- Lio - anything goes
- Lucio - invest in electronics stuff
- Amanda - wood working
- Paul - no comment, concerned about the space
- why not many people use the space
- Andy - no instruction
- Lio - We do a shitty job communicating what "this thing actually is"
- Amanda - Most people look to learn through education, workshops, lots of beginners.
- Lucio - I hate that we are becoming a school, learning in a typical way is not what we do but have become, we are fashionable, people pay to become a hacker. We are missing the point of a Hackerspace. maybe a worldly tour. We should be a Hackerspace, and that's what we got known for, our financial stuff should that helps us should be contained.
- Proposal - HAckertour.. worldly, create a 'hipster hackerspace' to make money.
- Proposal - Intercom System, or RFID System.
- Proposal - XinFab switches spaces with XinCheJian
AMANDA's Awesome Website
- ONE WEEK FROM NOW
- AMANDA will make Instructables happen.
- But that's what he promised.
- He will present next week
Lucio - XinFab
- Wants to stop political problems between XinFab and XinCheJian.
- Not happy with the relationship between XinFab and XinCheJian.
- Doesn't want to deal with stuff between members.
- Feeling like being someones bitch.
- XinCheJian is backing out of the deal in Lucios eyes and always being tested.
- Proposing that we separate from original obligations, proposing that XCJ maintains its own equipment from Machine Room and 3d printers. and close the door.
- LUCIO will do measurements, send to AMANDA (no have just yet)
- AMANDA will order ONE just to pilot
- Aamanda waiting for reply.
- Sent Bosch (still in discussion), Festool also
- Can give tools
- 100,000 RMB sponsorship in tools (no woodwork ones unfortunately)
- coming to talk on friday (Bosch).
Discussion: Relationship with Xinfab (delayed until after lucios birthday)
- There is the urgent need to discuss with Xinfab about our relationship.
- We plan to have a serious and extended discussion about this topic at the beginning of the next meeting.
Wednesday Open Night
- Video from Simone about training tools
- Lio and Andy hostly
Sunday morning 10am Arduino lvl4
- For Serial workshops it needs to be taken slower.
- No mixxed groups, totally newbies
- Asked for different exercises
- suggests opening an electronics workshop.
- Roger suggests to say sorry, dude, no have!
CPP - feedback
- SEAN: Saturday Morning: 10am
- went well for 3 that had the program
- needed a way to send files/ share files between people.
- had issues trying to load wiki.. people need to be on XinCheJianMembers
- needs to be clearer that they need to install shit first!
- big bold letters
- if computers had internet that work would help for idiots that done read.
- clearly state punishment
= solidworks 2014 (4 weekends ddudes!)
May 16th - Saturday
- 2pm - 4pm
- Running in XinFab space - agreement on 50/50 split cost
May 17th - Sunday
- 10 am to 12 am - Sean has agreed
- Jingan activity center
- Need projects, need support, need a white face.
- Amanda to quote JAAC
May 23rd - afternoons
- workshop from JAAC
- AMANDA to arrange
June 6th - afternoons
- workshop form JAAC
- AMANDA to arrange
Workshops to Run
- Lio, sure. Whenever. Will sleep on it. (follow up)
- June sometime soon. eaglecad, something to do.
Unmask V2 Workshop
- Paul and Simone. will sleep on it. (follow up)
Design Thinking Workshop
- Azure and iHan agreed, but want to limit scope for half a day and control size
- PAUL pass on contact info to AMANDA.
- 103 members
Xinchejian Website and Wiki
- http://xinchejian.com - Print out a FAQ. Kevin to help draft. Amanda and everyone else interested will add and edit.
- http://wiki.xinchejian.com - Kevin has spent time to improve it. we all care.
Xinfab: Lowering Prices for 3D Printer
- 2 RMB per gram for people who need no help
- If you still need help. 4 RMB some help or you pay for Sean's time. 10 RMB.
- PAUL to help finish the History of Xinchejian - WIP
- David Li -- removed from Staff. But still on Cofounders and Previous Staff Members.
- Sean Purser-Haskell -- needs to do more staff time.
- Bernie -- to be left off, until more time to contribute.
Also Xinchejian Google Apps clean up:
- felix - never used
- sophialin - never used
- jmkalin - Jonathan Kalin - last login 2011
- jrosen - Joshua Rosen - last login 2013
- ziyunpeng - last login 2012
- rockets - last login 2011 (fine right?)