Community11 2016-11-02


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Community Meeting # 11

Regular community meeting Wednesday of Vaasa Hacklab 02.11.2016 1930 @ Hacklab

https://wiki.hackerspaces.org/The_Plenum_Pattern

Minutes

community meeting, first Wednesday of each month, at around 1930, after eating.

Upcoming interesting events

Status of wood workshop?

  • vaasanverstas.fi domain has been reserved.
  • Charlotta has a few idea 's, drafts for the logo. Discussion to continue in the telegram / IRC
  • More promotion needed for wood workshop. Printed material to be Considered.
  • Slow progress at organizing the woodworkshop. Can do more.
  • Hoping to get more electricity (hardware) to tie wood work . Installing is not a problem.
  • Multipage webpage system to be checked.

Courses (what to organize)

  • Lists of previous courses to website. List of course reports etc.

  • A separate page for courses?

  • Word Press event registration system to be taken into use Instead of TITO? (Mikeful)

  • Course interest system?

  • Feedback / Survey System - happy or not, the type of feedback?

  • See http://kirjoitusalusta.fi/vaasahack-kurssit

  • List courses for the fall season

  • 25.10. Silver (Charlotta)

  • 1.11. Woodwork safety (Anders)

  • 3.11. Homemade shampoo / toothpaste (Ngoc)

  • 8.11. Basics of artificial intelligence / “Witness a computer magic trick” (mikeful)

  • 15.11. Jewellery (Maarit)

  • 22.11. Laser cut & engrave seasons greetings (wolfgar + maya)

  • 29.11. SOAP making (slaitila)

  • 6.12. INDEPENDENCE DAY

  • 13.12. woodwork finishing (maya)

  • 20.12. Christmas gift/cake workshop, laser cutter/3d printer/… (kengu)

  • 27.12. boxing day

  • 3.1. DIY keyboard (show & tell, noobidoo, mikeful)

  • 10.1. resin printing (Ville H.)

  • 17.1. Basics of data mining with Orange Canvas / “Become a data scientist in 4 easy steps” (mikeful)

  • 24.1. IOT / ESP 8266 (kengu)

  • 27.-29.1. HSF Tampere

  • 31.1. Knitting, magic loop (maya)

  • 7.2. Wearable electronics, augmented reality /VR (mikeful)

  • 14.2. Cakes & laser cutter (maya & maarit)

  • 21.2. Web Programming, again (mikeful)

Requested (unconfirmed) courses

  • finnish (:
  • woodturning (anders?)

Community status

  • Member count
  • 64 (2015/37)
  • mailing list count
  • ??around70

Hacklab t-shirts

New flyer?

Future plans

  • Newspapers to be stored somewhere. Physical ones at the moment in a box somewhere.
  • Storage policy
  • Bonk rotation already in active use.
  • Blogpost/RTFM page about this topic?
  • “Do Not Hack” tagging projects
  • Blue pieces of paper already exist, someone should make an RTFM post
  • Make sure the workshop in total is feasible in economic calculations.
  • Branding “Vaasan verstas” -puutyöt -> new blog vaasanverstas.fi?
  • Info display (mikeful)
  • https://kirjoitusalusta.fi/vaasahack-infodisplay
  • No change
  • vaasanverstas.fi
  • Hacklab book swap box
  • RTFM needed

Membership management (Noobidoo)

Status: Grant applications?

Monetary issues

  • We got Holvi pro account and credit card
  • Members should support Hacklab by paying more monthly fee if able