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On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 10:01 PM, James Andrews <thenet...@gmail.com> wrote:Me too! Hope you can make it again soon.
> I'm kind of wishing I hadn't missed yesterdays meeting.
> Classes and workshops. I have noticed that most of theI think class attendees have been pretty consistent. Signups are not
> classes/workshops that are offered are often pay when you show.
always trustworthy (spammers are everywhere), but at the scale we work
it's not a big problem if one or two people don't show up.
The harder decision for an instructor is whether or not to cancel if
only one or two people sign up.
> there been any talk about making some classes/workshops prepay so thatThere's been no talk of it, but it's an interesting thing to consider.
> you have a better idea of who's really going to show up?
Since we usually get paid cash at the class, I'm not sure how prepaid
collection would work. We've got no framework for collecting on-time
or through-instructor or whatever.
> 1) I have not played with 3D printing technology, but THS could get aI don't think THS has direct experience with 3D printing, but a few of
> 3D printer and offer the printed out parts for 3D printers for others
> to make at a price a little above the cost of manufacturing. Order
> comes in, someone prints the parts, order is shipped out. Just a
our friends do and we set up a fund a long time ago to get one. If
you're interested in helping with getting a printer or investigating
whether it's profitable, speak up and we can hook you up.
> 3) Merch. Do you think folks from other hackerspaces would beWe've had off-and-on success with this. If you know a good designer
> interested in a THS t-shirt or something else with a THS logo on it?
that would donate some time, it's worth a shot.
> WebsiteThe website discussions are open to everyone. We need all the help we can get.
> I know there was a meeting to discuss the website. I wasn't sure if
> it was open to non members, and even if it was, I was real sick that
> day so I wasn't going anywhere. That said I'd like to know what was
> discussed what direction the website may go in.
I think we don't have enough volunteer effort to discuss "direction"
with any clarity, but we're doing an ok job of gathering ideas for
> I am hoping withinWould be great to have your advice!
> the next month or so to pay for 3 month membership, if I can make that
> happen I'd be interested in helping out in that department, since
> that's what I've been doing for the last 15 years (with a high
> concentration in ecommerce ie: webshops).
> One thing that I'd like toI'm interested in hearing more about this. On my smartphone I don't
> see with the website is it be responsive to mobile vs non-mobile.
> (something I am able to help with).
notice anything non-responsive. Could you expand on it next time you
get to a meeting?
Thanks very much for your input, and I'm sure we'll be talking about
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