Meeting Minutes for 2015-09-21

Nico Hinderling | 21 Sep 2015 | | meeting-minutes

Builds Meeting Notes September 21st


Lincolns Lab talk

Builds Website



AJ’s Idea for having a weekly 2nd Meeting

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Meeting Minutes for 2015-09-02

Builds Meeting Notes September 2nd

Pertaining to Splash:


  • Sean has ordered 200 stickers
  • Contact Allan about the chicken suit?
  • 3D Bottle Openers!

At Splash:

  • We will give out stickers for free to incentivize people into giving us their emails (Make it clear we will only email them once!)
  • We will give the first (~50 or however many) people who join our FB group bottle openers!
  • Amalia or Sean will hopefully be doing some lock picking at the table to entice people
  • Nico will need to try and get a poster printed out for us
  • Nico will try to bring the Oscilloscope just to make the table look that much more dope
  • If we have access to the chicken suit, that could be something we could incorporate

Post Splash:

  • The email we will send out will be one awesome info-filled email

Other Topics that were Brought Up:

  • We need to change the listing on our ACM account for BU
  • We need to formally establish areas of subject that each person will specifically reply to (pertaining to emails to ACM)
  • Sean and I need to attend Executive Training
  • Sunday @ Noon: CLEAN THE BUILDS ROOM!


Meeting Minutes for 2015-09-28

Builds Meeting Notes September 28th

Began by talking about pros & cons of events/workshops we’ve held so far

  • Tying the structure of a workshop to an end goal
  • Trying to make it interactive
  • AJ mentioned how walking through challenges has been a success
    • AJ would like to announce in classes (410, 538, etc.) about the reverse engineering talk
  • Try to have a end result (something created is much more motivating)
  • Especially for the AWS one (but for all the rest), have every command and every nuance listed so someone can

Shirt Competition

  • Email CFA people
  • Pls make a cool logo for 440 people!!

Website workshop

  • Github pages
  • Bootstrap/Foundation
  • Free .me

Use github icon to get to the builds site

  • Nico will hopefully tend to the website this coming weekend
    • In workshop section, have each description be populated by the workshop md file
      • = steps and stuff for the actual workshop
      • = event description (used for the site, email, fb event, etc.)

Have workshop organizers create an MD file for the preliminary

After AWS Workshop, potential workshops:

  • Bitcoin
  • Lockpicking
  • Data Science (Ben)
  • Raspberry Pi (Element 14)
  • 3D Printer
  • Arduinos & kit (AdaFruit)
  • iOS (Make sure we address the windows issue)
  • Android (Android Studio; make sure people download first + use their android)
  • Rooting Android Phones