June 19th, 2019 IRC Meeting
- 1 Review
- 2 Decisions/Endorsements
- 3 Projects
- 4 Tasks
- 5 Tabled Projects
- 6 Upcoming Events
- 7 Participants
- 8 Summary
- 9 Minutes
National Party News
Goals for Q2:
- Organize meetups
- Organize election
- Organize Fundraiser(s)
- Organize candidate trainings
- Revise platform
- Next pirate news recording?
Set for June 26th.
Democracy and Dogfood (Tech)
- update civicrm software - Done
- meeting scheduled July 13th, 11am-1pm, Arlington
- update blog theme
- find discussion/voting system
- set up torrents for PirateCon videos (creynolds)
- post remaining audio for PirateCon talks (srevilak)
Statement on Alabama/Ohio/Georgia Abortion ban bills/laws
Fight bills to make the Film Credit Permanent
HD388 would make the film tax credit permanent. It is supposed to expire in 2023. The bill has 100+ signatures this time around. There isn't a hearing date for it yet.
- Tell our supporters how to oppose it
- Look out for a hearing date
- If possible, reach out to other groups to organize a lobby day
National Platform reform/remake
These have been on our agenda for a long time. How do we make them a reality?
Boston Sex Worker Petition
Non-pirate guest speakers for Pirate News
CCTV camera map
Video Newsletter guest speakers
Worcester farm group is interested in having some FOSS tutorials. Perhaps:
- how to do basic labels in GIMP,
- work through a few sample spreadsheets related to seed cost and
- similarly applicable real-world situations, depending on the needs of the group
Basically how to do graph design & product management with open source tools. Malt will put together a one paragraph description of what we need and we can mail it out to ask pirates to help.
- 6/25, 7-9pm, Mass MeshNet Tech Meeting
- 6/25, 6-9pm, Somerville Cryptoparty, The Sprouts
- 6/30, 2pm-4pm, Leadership/Activist/Volunteer Meetup, Somerville
- 7/1, 7-9pm, Mass MeshNet Tech Meeting
- 7/13, 11am-1pm, Democracy and Dogfood (Tech) Meeting, Arlington
- ?, ?, Holyoke Pirate Meetup, Board Room, Holyoke Public Library, Holyoke
National Party News. Received webmaster's report last week. Big document, 80 pages.
Holoyoke meeting postponed to a later date.
Social meeting on Jun 29th; jokeefe sent announcement to volunteers.
Did a pirate news video this past weekend. May need a touch of editing.
Next pirate news recording: 10a on Sunday. We'll make that the usual time.
Somerville cryptoparty next Wednesday, covering 2FA devices.
Civicrm updated to latest version. Next tech meeting: we'll focus on updating our wordpress theme. Next tech meeting is July 13th, 11-13:00 in Arlington.
21:11 <@jokeefe> Agenda: https://masspirates.org/wiki/June_19th,_2019_IRC_Meeting 21:12 <@jokeefe> ids 21:12 <@jokeefe> James O’Keefe, Somerville 21:12 < srevilak> Steve Revilak, Arlington 21:12 < Pirate_Joe> Joseph Onoroski Lowell 21:13 <@jokeefe> anything to add? 21:14 < Pirate_Joe> Not this week. 21:14 <@jokeefe> Review 21:15 <@jokeefe> National Party News - do you have anything to report Pirate_Joe? 21:16 < Pirate_Joe> Last week we reviewed our new webmaster's report. Its 80, tldr. I will get back to you on it. 21:17 < Pirate_Joe> 80 pages 21:17 <@jokeefe> thank you 21:18 < Pirate_Joe> I like the new wiki btw jokeefe 21:18 < Pirate_Joe> Same login? 21:20 <@jokeefe> national one? 21:21 < Pirate_Joe> Yes, figure its something you had in place. 21:21 <@jokeefe> It is our old wiki 21:21 <@jokeefe> I didn’t set it up 21:22 <@jokeefe> Projects 21:22 <@jokeefe> Regional Meetings 21:22 <@jokeefe> posted about the Holyoke meeting being moved. Will send out email tomorrow 21:23 <@jokeefe> emailed volunteers about the meeting on the 29th 21:24 <@jokeefe> will send another reminder next week 21:25 < Pirate_Joe> Thank you. 21:25 <@jokeefe> Video Newsletter 21:25 <@jokeefe> how did Sunday’s recording go? 21:25 < srevilak> some improvisation 21:26 < Pirate_Joe> You should watch it! 21:26 < srevilak> We have a recording, currently private on youtube channel 21:26 <@jokeefe> ok. do you want me to make it public? 21:26 < srevilak> may need some editing 21:26 < Pirate_Joe> Well I think. Please review and determine what would be best. 21:26 < srevilak> (just removal of dead air and such) 21:27 < Pirate_Joe> We hit a lot of good points but was done from my phone. Have a few bloopers. 21:28 < srevilak> Pirate_Joe made a respectable effort nonetheless 21:28 <@jokeefe> ok. will look it over 21:28 < Pirate_Joe> Honestly I would not mind publishing the entire cast but some editing would be better. 21:29 <@jokeefe> more pauses than usual? 21:29 < Pirate_Joe> If you have the time. 21:29 < Pirate_Joe> And distractions. 21:29 <@jokeefe> public it goes then! ;-) 21:30 <@jokeefe> When should we record the next one? 21:30 < Pirate_Joe> I think at the picnic. 21:31 < Pirate_Joe> Or this Sunday. 21:32 < Pirate_Joe> For some reason I thought the picnic was this coming weekend. 21:32 <@jokeefe> Next weekend 21:32 <@jokeefe> 30th 21:33 < Pirate_Joe> I should have good availability this Sunday then. 21:33 <@jokeefe> I am open Sunday 21:33 <@jokeefe> When works? 21:34 < srevilak> I have 11a vet appointment. I could do 12:00 or 12:30 21:34 < Pirate_Joe> Shoot for 10 or 8 PM? 21:35 <@jokeefe> ahoy 21:35 < Malt> Hi 21:35 < srevilak> hi Malt 21:35 <@jokeefe> Morning videos have more light 21:35 < Malt> Sam capradae, Worcester 21:36 <@jokeefe> talking about when to record Sunday 21:36 < Malt> I am occupied then, sorry 21:37 <@jokeefe> Dang 21:37 < Pirate_Joe> ^ 21:38 < srevilak> I could do 10a Sunday 21:38 < Pirate_Joe> Maybe next video. I am going to be going more technical for this next video 21:38 <@jokeefe> Technical is good. What did you have in mind? 21:39 < Pirate_Joe> I want to discuss surveillance and gun fire detection units. 21:39 < Malt> Those things never work 21:39 < Malt> Go after em 21:39 < Pirate_Joe> Then finish with illegal spying. 21:39 < Pirate_Joe> Gov/private 21:40 < Pirate_Joe> Close on representing the picnic 21:41 < srevilak> sounds good 21:41 <@jokeefe> I agree. 21:41 <@jokeefe> So 10am? 21:41 < Pirate_Joe> Aye 21:42 < srevilak> I have a hard stop, so no dilly dallying :) 21:42 < Pirate_Joe> That seems like a good time most of the time..... want to make that our regular schedule? 21:43 < srevilak> I'm okay with that 21:43 < Pirate_Joe> I will try to be brief on each one. 21:43 < Pirate_Joe> "Try" 21:44 * Pirate_Joe actually does the air quotes even though no one is watching. 21:44 <@jokeefe> try is fine 21:44 <@jokeefe> 10am Sunday. 21:44 <@jokeefe> it is then 21:44 < Pirate_Joe> That is all I have. 21:44 <@jokeefe> Sorry you won’t be able to join us Malt 21:45 < Malt> :( 21:45 < Malt> I got a pair of gigs that day 21:45 <@jokeefe> Good luck! 21:46 <@jokeefe> igel[m] - any update on Mesh Nets? 21:47 <@jokeefe> Cryptoparties - Somerville one is this Wednesday on 2FA devices like YubiKeys 21:47 <@jokeefe> I am helping with another one in September 21:48 <@jokeefe> Democracy and Dogfood (Tech) - srevilak updated our old version of CiviCRM 21:49 <@jokeefe> next one is July 13th, 11am-1pm, Arlington 21:50 < srevilak> yes, a pleasantly uneventful upgrade 21:50 < srevilak> (as opposed to an unpleasantly eventful one) 21:50 < Malt> Nice 21:51 <@jokeefe> aye that 21:52 <@jokeefe> That is all I have. Been a bit busy of late. 21:53 < Pirate_Joe> Motion to adjourn? 21:54 <@jokeefe> 2nd 21:54 <@jokeefe> all in favor? 21:54 < srevilak> aye 21:54 < Pirate_Joe> Aye 21:54 <@jokeefe> aye 21:54 < srevilak> (will post transcript)