09 Sep 2021

September 9th, 2021 Meeting Minutes

Notes taken by Duke

22 people in attendance

6:03 PM, On a Thursday, 2225 Kohrman Hall

Cafe critique is back next week.

  • Career zone as well.

Pandemic policy reminders- vaccinations and masks

  • If only one in club room, you may take your mask off.

Blacktops- Karl talked about CS 2230, what the class is.

  • Club usually makes board for the class to get revenue.
  • This makes the class a lot easier.
  • Assembly will be donated by Stryker.
  • If you are interested in making a new barebones software for the microchips for your senior project in the next two years, talk to Karl.
  • In need of about msp430’s due to shortages, if you have one you don’t want we will buy it from you.

Discussed chip shortage and why it is happening

Purchases- what we might need for the room

  • Make a list for what we need in the room, buy in bulk for the club
    • Batteries, heatgun, better webcam for meeting streaming, snacks- send requests to Alu
    • Halloween decorations?
  • Have to vote as a club for bigger purchases

Memberships- new people talk to Alu to get signed up for an account, $10 membership fee

Resources available to students:

  • Can ride Kalamazoo buses for free with Bronco ID
  • Github offers student developer pack- free resources and programs to try out
  • O’Rielly mediabooks free for students
  • cclub has our own shelf of books to use
  • library might have textbooks you can loan out

Books that people requested from Trenary’s- take them, please

Dinner = Hopcat = 7:00