- 1 new visitor, introduced via the welding class
- two new visitors, introduced via the creative loafing article
freeside mailing lists
- non-members complained about member-related items on the nonmember list
- duckie wants to encourage use of the member list
- also wants to keep potentially sensitive information (e.g. door security) off the public list
- also wants to move narrowly-focussed, administrative-type emails to the members list
- sparr proposes a forum
- proposal for a -announce list?
- kiki recommends putting -announce traffic on the blog
- Duckie asks for information re: what's wrong with him
- duckie wants to begin to reward members for blogging
- discussed w/ treasurer, and there is a plan to reward the top blogger
- please avoid repetitive posts, spam, etc
- enrique recommends a qualitative analysis versus a quantitative
- sparr recommends sharing/dividing rewards amongst the best posters, possibly on a qualitative basis
- kiki proposes putting the reward(s) up to a vote
- multiple requests for style guide or guidelines on, e.g. image sizes
- dan reminds that there's a 4MP digicam available for general space use
- please remember that quality of images is also important
- there is a freeside flickr group! add your pictures there
- duckie loves the idea, damnit.
- flash talks are open for anyone to spend 2-5 minutes speaking on a topic of their choice!
- any topic will do, doesn't have to be in-depth, can be funny or boring, all comers are welcome
- looking for 20 people, currently there are ~5
- target date of Feb 5
- please email Kiki if you want to give talks
- deadline for submissions to Kiki is Sunday to start advertising
cleaning the space
- Dan is sponsoring a cleaning day saturday!
- it starts at 2 PM-ish sharp!
- any help getting the very back logically partitioned into a "wood-working" side and an "auto-working" side
- please be cognizant of helping people find things by either putting things back, or not taking entire bins home
- robotics class on Feb 6, bring money for pizza, also bring your warez
- circuit bending feb 6, too, hosted by Dan
- sewing class @ 12 on saturday hosted by Kiki, no snuggies will be made
- please, be aware of cursing near kids
- freeside has a visitor from the free culture club
- we have a donation jar! please make it visible near classes!
- please wash dishes if you use them