Minutes

21 Aug 2014

August 21st, 2014 Minutes

by typo again (hi)

Meeting begin 6:22pm

Headcount: 13 heads counted

Strap in y'all this is gonna be a long one


T-shirts:

  • Ccow design currently winning
  • URL to vote is in the topic of #geekboy; About 6 more people wanted tshirts
  • Ordering will most likely happen 1-2 weeks into Fall 2014 semester

Room updates:

  • Room is now re-cored. Old keys function again.
  • AC is set to be on 24/7, keeps the room about 75 degrees
  • Caes can bring in another AC to help cool servers and room; Caes++

  • Looking at Projector screen on craigslist to mount and pulldown for the room

  • If you know any businesses that are interested in donating things to us, they can use it as a tax writeoff as we are a 501c3

    • Tax deduction applies to all donations, from businesses.
  • Still figuring out where furniture will be permanently

  • Thanks to all who helped room move! All who didn't, beg for forgiveness. You're bad.

  • List of things to happen:

    • Room speakers need to be set up / mounted above whiteboard
    • Moving room and organizing the items we have

Purchases and potential purchases

  • We voted on purchasing a printer, but are looking for a laser printer that can do pcb etching. *Caes might have a huge one we can pick up from Ann Arbor, if we can find room for it.
  • Digital osciliscope, looking at one that is versatile for $400. Has capture to USB. Probably a Rigol or Tektronix

  • Why is this something we want?

    • Signal analysis, troubleshooting microcontrollers, you are able to tell if a circuit doing what it is meant to do
  • Variable benchtop power supply. 0V-30V and up to 3A

  • Ice cream? Good idea Karras. 2nd'd.

  • Ordering an 8port belkin KVM as our old one fried

Events:

  • GUYS WE NEED FLYERS AND WE NEED TO POST THEM

  • Parkview Passport

  • C-208

    • This event is the one we held last year and roped in lots of new members/friends
    • This is happening the August 28th 1-4:30pm
    • We are given a room to set up things that represent Computer Club and pique interest
    • Stringy, Pluggles, Misclik tentatively. Whiteout, Caes, Hardison, Heinz, Sphinx, Flay volunteer. Anyone/Everyone else welcome.
  • We will bring the MAME cabinet, Oculus rift, lockpick demo, and CTF alongside Game inventor Club.

More events:

  • Bronco Bash, can we sneak in?

    • Too late to get a table at the moment
    • Whiteout will see what he can do, he may be able to pull a string
    • We're blaming Renix for something or other I didn't hear this part so well
  • Karras let us know we are invited to the "Block party"

    • It is kinda like bronco bash, slightly more intimate
    • This is more about talking with the groups for longer than a moment
    • More of a smaller festival
    • BBQ, hotdogs refreshments etc
    • On Locus street, in vine neighborhood
    • September 7th
    • Starts 12pm goes to 8pm
    • Flay, Caes, Pluggles, Heinz, Misclik can tentatively help
  • Pizza w/ a prof?

    • Flay will talk to Trenary about this
  • RSO Fair

CTF:

  • CSAW, CTF EVENT
    • September 19th, we will be participating in CSAW
    • Whiteout will be leading this event
    • A grand event, much fun, CSAW TV is bonkers
    • Very accessible CTF, even for beginners.
    • https://ctf.isis.poly.edu/

Recruitment:

  • Ideas?
    • Have presence at other events
    • Ask teachers to plug us in during class
    • Whiteout will be plugging GIC, will also talk about Cclub a bit
    • Clean the room, organize it, make it presentable

Misc:

  • Mame needs to be fixed
  • Pluggles is on it - - -

Meeting ends at 7:30pm