News/2011-07-06

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General space news

  • Russ has outlined the voting system planned to be used for the election of directors at the next AGM. [1]
  • We reached the network limit on freenode on Tuesday, Jasper has contacted freenode support to see if we can get an I-Line. [2]
    • Additionally, the hackspace IP address was listed on SORBS for hacking/malware since March, there has been a small amount of discussion on how to solve this more permanently.

Equipment

  • Adrian is planning to use the tinning tank of the Etch station to experiment with a couple of projects. [3]
  • There is a milling machine offer from a school that is being demolished. [4]
  • Alec has offered a selection of chemicals for donation to the space. [5]

Upcoming events

  • Next Wednesday 13th is the weekly catch-up of the biohacking group from 19:30 to 20:30.
  • The fortnightly Hypnotism meetup will be next Wednesday 13th from 19:30 to 20:30.

Projects

  • Martin and company are starting work on a hackspace podcast, beginning recording this Monday 11th. [7]
  • The first server hardware auction project has now reached the final batch of servers. Six are available to members at £60/each (though if they are not sold by Sunday 10th they will be put on eBay), the remaining ten are currently non-working and free to any member who can find a use for them. Any that remain by the open day at the end of July will be donated to the skip. [8]
  • Martin K has taken delivery of the batch of servers for the second server hardware auction project.
  • Paul and others are interested in setting up a Mycology project. [9]

Recently added projects:

SwapShop

Please can members update their items in the SwapShop so that it can become more useful and also please date when you add something.

New items this week:

  • No new items this week.