Sudo room/02-22-2012 Meetup
Things written in the margins
- Some of the prior notes were incorrectly recorded as 2011, in fact, they should be 2012. Welcome to the new year.
- Mackenzie Cowell is also the name of a 17 year old woman who was murdered in Seattle. This is a google-ganger.
- One word: bronies
Michael, Marina, Phil, David, Matt, Jack
Sudo Articulation of EBALC Message / Vision
- Another office occupant.
- If there are street-facing storefronts, interested in small retail / workshop space (re: Techshop, Jigsaw Renaissance).
- Hackerspace as support structure for shared resources (tennant discount or free!)
- Interest including: hardware, software, arts, materials, benchspace, etc.
- In accordance with Anca's vision, we'd be a contributing member.
- Potential support for technical needs and mild infrastructure.
- Interested in using a kitchen space
- Cooking and making food is community-building practice
- Using the facility for special classes and workshops.
- Triangle inside of a triangle, multiple rings nested inside.
Anca's Sent List
- Good Internet Service
- 1 large room for meetups (that can hold about 40 people)
- Conference room for about 15 people
- 1-2 other smaller, rooms for meetings, podcasting, etc.
- Electrical sufficient for about 10-15 workstations (2 plugs for each)
- Kitchenette area with a sink
- ADA compliant access to at least the main rooms.
- Heat in the winter. :)
- Nearby parking (many of our customers drive from other parts of the bay area)
- Within 4 blocks of a downtown oakland BART (12th, 19th, or Lake Merritt)
- 24-hour access with an electronic system (we might have to install this)
- Some of the activities we would be using the space for:
- Office work (programming, writing, meetings)
- Business-oriented or programming workshops
- Crafts & Electronics workshops (with soldering, hot glue, and such)
- Clear wallspace for whiteboards (we'll be putting up walls of whiteboards)
nice to have:
- Ability to have a laser cutter in the space (not sure if this is going to an industrial equipment)
- People should be able to bring dogs into the space
April (14?) Fundraiser
"The Theory, Praxis, Theology of Citizen Science and Hackerspaces"
- Ignacio Chapela - micologist and accidental gmo pariah
- Mitch Altman - Hackerspacer Extraordinaire
- Mackenzie Cowell and Josh Prefetto - DNA Barcoding Fellows
- Patrick as possible backup?
- Ask for recommendation, backups
- Sending an email now.