Community12 2016-12-07


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Community Meeting # 12

Regular community meeting Wednesday of Vaasa Hacklab 07.12.2016 1930 @ Hacklab
https://wiki.hackerspaces.org/The_Plenum_Pattern

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

Upcoming interesting event
IGDA Vaasa pre-x-mas party tomorrow at o’malleys
10.12. 12:00 - 16:00 Joulubasaari, http://vaasanseutu.fi/tapahtuma/15641/1481371200/
20.1. - 22.1.2017 Global Game Jam @ Muova, http://globalgamejam.org/
27.-29.1. Hackerspace Summit Finland (HSF) @ Tampere, http://helsinki.hacklab.fi/hsf/ (might redirect to old info page)

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.
  • 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 ()

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

  • 27.-29.1. HSF Tampere!

  • 31.1. Knitting, magic loop (maya)

  • 7.2. IOT / ESP 8266 (kengu)

  • arduino

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

  • 21.2. Web Programming, again (mikeful)

Requested (unconfirmed) courses

  • finnish (:
  • woodturning (anders?)
  • Arduino

Community status

  • Member count
  • 70 (2015/37)

Hacklab t-shirts

  • T-shirt order page was up at Holvi
  • order done. arrives this or next week
  • Also Hacklab hoodies will arrive

New flyer?

Storing plywood

  • Like all other personal belongings, plywood should be in a member’s own box. Should your piece of plywood not fit your box, take it home or place it in the leftover box. It should not be stored in the shelf as it has been this far.
  • agreed!

Future plans

  • Newspapers/scrap book 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?
  • RTFM promotion to Facebook
  • “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
  • Hacklab book swap box
  • RTFM needed

Membership management

Status: Grant applications?

Monetary issues

  • We are able to pay the rent!

Maker Day(s)

  • 2 times a year?
  • spring / fall
  • City Library
  • more commercial

XQ

  • stargazing
  • geocaching