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From 2010/09/30 19:30:00 to 2010/09/30 23:59:59

Whitespace Blekerijstraat 75, Gent, Belgium
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"Unknown" is not in the list of possible values (Meeting, Workshop, Talk, Slacking, Conference, Hacking) for this property.


  • discussion on membership fee.
  • arduino uno
  • iRail awesomeness
  • GWOBorg hackathon?


  • 1,518.48 EUR in our pocket, 1217 euro to be paid soon
  • we are healthy
  • expectation from now on: 20 euros
  • those who want can pay 40 still, its appreciated


  • Youssef:
    • Not paying,
    • Never been here after the vzw was erected,
    • Is on the papers though
    • Andre will contact him to see if he wants to be a member or if we remove him.

Arduino Uno

  • Its tha new shit!
  • New arduino model
  • Came out last sunday
  • Bert has one!!! (Straight from New York)
  • Has new logo
  • No longer has an ftdi chp
  • Has another small avr that runs open source usb stack (loofa?) - also reprogrammable if you really want (requires soldering) - can be used to make your arduino to be seen as a mouse or a keyboard etc...
  • Fully compatible with old shields
  • About 35 $
  • Also a new mega available

iRail Awesomeness

  • iRail guys talked to the NMBS
  • not awesome:
    • talking to PR people - want to be friends - they said you can use, but no signing with papers
    • talk with yeary on future/marketing
      • api 1000+ hits/day
      • hunderds of users of mobile platform
    • new thing they are going to do
      • based on codes
      • iRail needs people to apply
      • only hackerspace stations
      • they accept patches
  • note from members
    • is this a good idea?
    • vunerability? hackathon

  • fs111 found it today
  • Organisation called "geeks without borders"
  • They are going to start 10/10/2010
  • They want to do a hackatlon on three existing applications
  • From 9th till 10th
  • Maybe join the hackatlon with the space?



  • sandb is going next week
  • welcome to join
  • for the space? going around for hat

Airconditioning unit

  • compressor is broken
  • Koenraad can fix it, only he can
  • but not the trouble, keep it for parts
  • Check with Kurt before demolition

Roel member

  • yes!


  • Mitch has a key
  • Roel has key
  • We don't hand out keys to other people before checking with group

Book shelf

  • Its cool!!
  • Thx Koen!!!

Audio stuff on bookshelf

  • Fixing the speakers
  • When to fix it?
  • Any time?

Book shelves

  • Bert can has
  • Needs transport
  • 2m high
  • Hans can help, fs111 can
  • Science fiction books?
    • All in english
    • No fantasy (thank god!)
    • We keep them

Automatic whiteboard

  • sandb will make doodle

Gate system

  • cron job problem
  • we don't know why and what?
  • To be investigated
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