Member Meeting Minutes for May 4, 2016

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FIRST OFF... MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU

Minutes by Agenda Topic

  • Attendees
    • Simon Heath
    • Jim
    • Josh Smith
    • Gene
    • John Lewis
    • Chad
    • Geno
    • Andrea


Called to Order

  • Called to order at: 7:34

New/Potential Members

  • Andrea
    • Likes robotics
    • Software engineering student
    • Cyber security


Recent Events

  • PUBLIC: Model Railroading Club
    • Scheduled: Apr 21, 2016, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Open Shop (For New Members)
    • Scheduled: Apr 23, 2016, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • SHOP CLEAN
    • Scheduled: Apr 24, 2016, 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • PUBLIC: New Mom's Coffee Craft Night
    • Scheduled: Apr 24, 2016, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Open Shop (For New Members)
    • Scheduled: Apr 25, 2016, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • PUBLIC: Unmanned Vehicle group meeting
    • Scheduled: Apr 25, 2016, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • PUBLIC:Holistic Brain
    • Scheduled: Apr 26, 2016, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
      • Talked about bankruptcy of businesses
      • Next talk about financing your own company
  • PUBLIC: Tesla High Voltage Electronics Club
    • Scheduled: Apr 27, 2016, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • PUBLIC: Inventor's Club Tour
    • Scheduled: Apr 28, 2016, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • FIELD TRIP: Wigle Whiskey Barrel Roll
    • Scheduled: Apr 29, 2016, 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
      • We won!!! Tardis was awesome!
  • PUBLIC: Scale Model Club
    • Scheduled: Apr 30, 2016, 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Open Shop (For New Members)
    • Scheduled: Apr 30, 2016, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • PUBLIC: Software/CS Group Meeting
    • Scheduled: May 2, 2016, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Open Shop (For New Members)
    • Scheduled: May 2, 2016, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Current Events

  • Power Wheels meeting
    • Scheduled: May 5, 2016, 7:30 PM to 11:00 PM
  • FIELD TRIP: Festival Of Fandoms
    • Scheduled: May 7, 2016, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • PUBLIC: Mechanical Club
    • Scheduled: May 7, 2016, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Open Shop (For New Members)
    • Scheduled: May 7, 2016, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Open Shop (For New Members)
    • Scheduled: May 9, 2016, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • PUBLIC: Tesla High Voltage Electronics Club
    • Scheduled: May 11, 2016, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • PUBLIC: Steel City Infosec Meetup - LAB
    • Scheduled: May 12, 2016, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • CLASS: Intro to Unix Commmand line "Magical Runes"
    • Scheduled: May 13, 2016, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Intro to Sensors Class
    • Scheduled: May 14, 2016, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Open Shop (For New Members)
    • Scheduled: May 14, 2016, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Open Shop (For New Members)
    • Scheduled: May 16, 2016, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • PUBLIC: Software/CS Group Meeting
    • Scheduled: May 16, 2016, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • HackPGH Members Meeting
    • Scheduled: May 17, 2016, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Holistic Brain
    • Scheduled: May 26, 2016, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Learning Tracks

  • ARDUINO
    • Sensors Sensors Sensors
      • May 14th 10am-2pm
    • Advanced Arduino Programming (TBD)
    • Motor Control (TBD)
    • Basic Electronics part 2: Semiconductor Devices (TBD)
  • Mechanical / Other
    • Mechanical Classes Learning Tracks
      • Andrew
      • Basic machineing class
      • Wait until lathe project is finished
    • Casting Day
      • Spring, Joachim
      • Re-purpose propane tank for foundry

Shop Projects / Updates

  • Autonomous Power Wheels
    • Shipping car to California for event by Silicon Valley entrepreneur
    • Lots of awesome advertising for HackPGH with self driving car people in the industry
  • Wheelchair
    • It's now a TARDIS
  • Wigle Whiskey Barrel Roll
    • Great Success!
    • We won by the skin of our teeth!... 1 Vote!!!
    • Pittsburgh Glassworks 2nd place (check them out)
  • Power Wheels
    • Eli has most of major components purchased
    • Upgrading to hydraulic brakes
    • The design for car is complete
    • Need to begin building
    • Need to test motor controller with fuse
  • 3-D Printer
    • M2 Bot
      • Working
    • Mendlemax
      • Repaired! Ryan is bringing it down.
      • Rewired, much more organized, new 3d printed parts, configured for Astroprint
    • Boxzy is working great
      • Had to repair head due to head crash!
  • Mill
    • Working great
  • CNC
    • Outer has new spindle (silent and awesome)
    • 15,000 RPM only, Boxzy goes to 32,000
  • Lathe
    • We ordered the last of the parts! They should be here soon!
  • Fabrication Station
  • Great job keeping it clean!
  • Vending Machine
    • Software Club
  • Automatic dues payment system
    • Jim Demo!
    • WooCommerce and Spacemachines
  • Brewing Club
    • Its been 2 weeks, drink your beers!
  • Server
    • Working
  • Vacuum Chamber
    • Needs to be moved!
  • Remove Kiln
    • Alex to take home when he come back to the states

Old Business

  • Still need to setup training@hackpittsburgh.org.
  • Buddy system Stickers still need to be made.
  • Still need to buy laser printer.
    • Chris Quick recommended a model
  • Potentially offensive signs
    • No politics, No religion, No attacking specific groups, jokes with profanity are okay
  • Steve Owens having awesome party May (7th)
    • HackPGH members are invited

New Business

  • Unattended 3D Printing
    • Absolutely not! DANGEROUS
      • Others live here and do not have access to the space.
    • If you have a problem. Go somewhere else.
  • 3D printer group
    • First meeting June 8
    • 2nd Wed of the month (replaces one Tesla Club meeting)
    • General 3d printer advice and networking with other people
  • Git tutorial John Lewis

Project RollCall

  • Binary Clock: Geno
  • Robot Dog: Andrea
  • Simon bought a house

New Member Induction

  • Jeremy Tiogar
    • Board and membership approves full membership
  • Raj (power wheels)
    • Board and membership approves full membership
  • Andrey
    • Board and membership approves full membership
  • Ben Azzum (He may be leaving soon for job to Ohio)
    • Board and membership approves full membership

Move to Adjourn

    • Adjourned at: 9:05pm