28 Sep 2017

September 28th, 2017 Meeting Minutes

Notes taken by cookie in vim

10 people in attendance, including: cookie, rush, zurek, kessler, ninthriot, dolphin-phone, tank21, sphinx, jpenn, Sgt, hellbacon, typo, mind

1:53 PM, On a Thursday, 2225 Kohrman Hall

Meeting ran by Zurek instead of Kahrl, Kahrl at Strange loop convention


  • Although we were unable to participate in this semesters MHACKS, we should begin planning on going to the next one.

  • MHACKS is held every semester on U of M north campus

  • MHACKS(in short) is a 2 1/2 day event in which students come with an idea of something the might want to do and find other people interested in the same thing

  • Perks: Many resources available to the students, the free event (beside transportation and lodging), 3 square meals a day

  • Please talk to dolphin ASAP if interested he is getting a list together to secure transportation

  • We are planning on applying to get funding for a hotel from the depart for the spring semester

  • For more info on MHACKS click here


  • Kent state is doing an Aviation Hackathon called SkyHack

  • Begins October 13 and Runs through the weekend

  • Event appears to be Competition style, there is a Grand Prize of $10,000, and multiple $1000 prizes

  • For more info on SkyHack click here

IEEE Soldering event

Invisible Need Project

  • The Invisible need project is holding a food drive @ D&W on Oakland

  • A good opportunity for us to be apart of helping out our community

  • We would be doing this as a part of the engineering college

  • The sunseeker team is bring there trailer to fill on Oct 21 and Unloading will take place Oct 23

  • We will need volunteer for both please let Kahrl know if you can help either way

  • Click here for more info on the Invisible Need Project

Strange Loop Convention

  • Kahrl is currently attending the Strange Loop Convention

  • He believe there is opportunities for Club at this event

  • Brings together developers and thinker to share knowledge on topics such as:

  • emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, security, and the web.

  • For more info on Strange loop click here

Programming team

  • The programming team competes in the ICPC

  • The team meets in the Office Saturday from 12:00pm - 2:00pm

  • The regional competition is October 27th @ Grand Valley

  • Kapanga and stringy are coming this weekend to go over passed problems


  • PLAN is on November 11th - 12th

  • Poster will be posted soon if you can volunteer to help with that or any of the events take to Sgt, Kahrl, or Zurek

  • Meeting will be tentatively set for Friday @ 3pm (confirm with Sgt)


  • Over the weekend we will be taking out the old servers that are in the server rack and will put in some new severs

  • Hellbacon is currently requesting ports from OIT allowing us to host VM’s from our servers

  • We have a web service running that will let you know off the office is unlocked and alert others if you need to be let in

  • Doorbell and Office

  • Jason Johnson is trying to organize a CTF competition(attack defense)

  • Team compete to either protect or take down a private network

  • Genereal Attack/Defense CTF

  • Talk to kami or sphinx if interested in the CTF

  • Women in computing talk to kami

  • Business RSO is trying to create a gaming competition maybe we could partner with them PLAN and utilize both of our strengths

  • Talk to kami for more info on this topic