Meeting Minutes 20120619
i3 Detroit, Regular Meeting, June 19, 2012
Start 7:30pm, held in the Commons
Eric Merrill – Red Bull Creation 2012, ultimate competition will be at the hackerspace. Top 6 teams will be at Maker Faire New York. Bullduinos have sent to 100 people. Entry is to make something with the Bullduino. Will occur July 19 -22.
Maker Faire After Party
Dustin White – Landlord has the parking lot. El Gaupo, Treat Dreams will be there to provide deserts.
Nate B – We are tentatively replacing the control board. It’s probably easier to ditch the proprietary controller, and put a makerbot.
Dustin White – According to Matt Arnold's email, we have pledges of $4,000 of the total $6,000 needed.
Big Printer Intro & Update
Nate B. – Rocco and Him . It’s an inkjet, large format 54”. Works just like a giant vinyl cutter.
Henry Ford Educational Update/Help
Dustin White – They are hosting an innovation them workshop, they want to give kids a tour to i3 Detroit and talk to the students, this Thursday the 28th.
MakerFaire Kansas City Karen Corbeill - Sean is representing i3 Detroit at MakerFaire, racing powerwheels in race.
Apps for Detroit Jon Anderson, Going to put together a team for building something for Metro Detroit. First kickoff meeting July 18, 2012. talking about civic apps.