Update: both votes passed.
We’ve got two votes scheduled for tomorrow, May 1. You can still vote by proxy if you get your vote in today. Otherwise, show up at tomorrow’s member meeting to weigh on these matters of urgent public concern.
Pumping Station: One originally touted itself as a place for hackers, programmers, woodworkers and game designers. In 2017, a game design group was formed to re-energize this aspect of our charter.
This new equipment will be:
- The centerpiece of a 3-month workshop series on immersive environment development.
- Available for a working group specifically formed to create a demo about PS:1.
- Available at parties and events, along with special events just for members to try the unit.
- Available to the CNC area and any other areas that do not currently have adequate video cards or processing power to perform needed tasks.
- Available for checkout by any member.
- Secured when not in use.
Nation of Makers is a national collective of makerspaces “dedicated to helping support America’s maker organizations through advocacy, resource sharing, and the building of community within the maker movement and beyond.” They are holding their first annual conference this year from June 9-10 in Santa Fe, NM. The theme is “intentional inclusion.”
The agenda for the conference covers a lot of topics of relevance to PS:1, and also affords us a great opportunity to forge ties with other mission-aligned organizations.