Computer Committee Meeting 20190919

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Scheduled Time, Location

20190919 (18:00, Dallas Makerspace - North Lobby Classroom)

Prior Minutes

Software Development Committee Meeting 20190821 [1]


  1. Vote on chair.
  2. Vote on name of the committee.


Name Talk Handle
Mike "Draco" (@draco)
Doug Emes (@dougemes)
Dwight Spencer (@denzoku)
Kevin Patel (@kevin)
Rafael Rincon (@raffi)



18:00  delay 10 minutes due to traffic
18:10  start of meeting, pre approving minutes see link below
18:15  voting process for chair
18:20  voting concluded, speech by Raffi
18:30  talking / reviewing prior tasks
18:35  voting for name of committee
18:37  discussion regarding motion to confirm not to be dissolved
18:40  discussion of hosting a hackathon
prize lists? / size? / contact the host of the Prior Brother hackathon

18:55  action item to contact both Grove (via James H) and the Brother organizer (Linus)
19:00  action to schedule an event for September 28th for an exploratory hacking the grove
19:04  discussion of the white board topics
19:12  Draco takes action to contact Chris Marlow regarding rebranding
19:20  Doug takes action to deprecate all channels in the defunct pragmatic programmers slack channel
and to ask Ricky if he has ownership of it and or the meetup

19:25  Kevin is talking about Digital Media lab, needs rack mounted power strips, and empty shelves for the rack
and needs GigE switch, needs help getting osX running on the mac pro, and the SD wifi card. needs monitors too

19:35  break to look at inventory in the back warehouse - didn't happen, discussing items on the whiteboard
19:45  need to come up with a date for garage sale. plan to have on oct 12 in conjunction with the already scheduled events
Raffi to post calendar event, and contact PR

19:47  Draco mentions doing monthly projects for hacking, ala flipped classroom style, doing it so others who want
        to get into hacking, can do so.
20:00  depart to review committee area and storage
20:10  discussion of pricing for books etc, will have additional event on 28th to review contents of pallets
20:15  meeting adjourned

Vote Actions

Votes taken during the meeting

Prior Minutes

Vote to approve prior minutes as posted in section above "This page was last edited on August 23, 2019, at 11:51." Draco 1st Doug 2nd Vote Tally: For: 6 Against: 0 Abstain: 0

Nominations for chair

Nominate Raffi as chair Denzoku 1st Kevin 2nd Vote Tally: For: 6 Against: 0 Abstain: 0 Chair-elect appoints Denzuko as his Vice-Chair

Keep New Committee Name

Vote to Keep "Hackerspace" as committee name Draco 1st Kevin 2nd Vote Tally: For: 5 Against: 0 Abstain: 1


  1. [Software Development Committee Meeting 20190821] as posted "This page was last edited on August 23, 2019, at 11:51.

White Board Photos

20190919 184530.jpg
20190919 192454.jpg
will attach here