November 23rd, 2015 IRC Meeting
- 1 Review & Decisions
- 2 Upcoming Events
- 3 Campaigns Status
- 4 Upcoming Events
- 5 Participants
- 6 Summary
- 7 Minutes
Review & Decisions
2016 Campaigns & Policies Update
- Poll for 12/19 location (srevilak)
- Working on CiviCRM changes (jokeefe)
- Need mapping of regions to zipcodes
- Regional contacts
MAAPL form update (srevilak)
Remove from our task list since MAAPL is tracking?
- okay by me --srevilak
H.2487 & H.2606 Video Game Production Subsidy
Draft petition up. Feedback welcome. Need way to shorten the link or remove parameters. (jokeefe)
- Kendra uploaded copy to File:MPP Fall Winter 2015 Newsletter 2.sla
PirateCon 2015 Videos (jokeefe)
- Bitcoin + Credit card gateway in CiviCRM (srevilak, js0000, Kendra)
- Improve UI navigation of wiki & expose more wiki bits on blog (Noe, jokeefe)
- Allow distributed organizing on CiviCRM (and pointers to get started) (Kendra, srevilak, Chris, jokeefe)
- js0000 and jokeefe will work on building a tool to manage twitter:
design(jokeefe) - posted at Twitter API design
- coding (js0000 & jokeefe)
- Forum (or needed now that lists are publicized?)
- Updated media list (noe)
- Nov. - 2016 Elections
- Blog posts
- Local/regional contacts (jokeefe) - Regional page up. Working on local pages.
Helping with BINJ CCTV camera mapping project
Looking for someone to work on this.
- 11/25, 6-9pm, Cryptoparty, Parts & Crafts, Somerville
- 12/6, 3-5pm, 2016 Campaign Planning Meeting, Pizzeria Regina, 353 Cambridge St, Allston
- 12/19, ?pm, 2016 Campaign Planning Meeting, ?
- 12/30, 6-9pm, Cryptoparty, Parts & Crafts, 577 Somerville Ave, Somerville
Every Wed., Digital Fourth meeting, 11:20am-1:30pm, Voltage Cafe, Third Street, Cambridge
- jokeefe (James O’Keefe, Somerville)
- srevilak (Steve Revilak, Arlington, MA)
- Glen (Glen, Lowell)
- Bluestreak (Lucia Fiero)
- Kendra (Kendra in Highland Park, MI)
Anarchist Bookfair. Was a nice event.
2016 Campaigns & Policies Update. Steve will get 12/19 location poll done tomorrow night.
Contressional Districts. Drupal/Civi facilities for associating addresses to congressional districts would be useful. https://civicrm.org/blogs/dalin/quick-and-easy-congressional-district-lookups-your-civicrm-contacts might be an option. See also: https://civicrm.org/extensions/sunlight-congressional-districts-optional-civicrm-integration
Campaign meeting on Dec 6th. Pizzaria regina in Allston. Would like to make some headway on regional contact list. See https://masspirates.org/blog/join-us/regional-contacts/
RSVP for Dec 6th meeting: https://masspirates.org/crew/civicrm/event/register?id=14&reset=1
MAAPL Form. No longer necessary to keep this as a standing item. srevilak is doing civi hacking.
H.2487 & H.2606 Video Game Production Subsidy. Jokeefe has draft petition up at https://masspirates.org/crew/civicrm/petition/sign?sid=3&reset=1. Plans to work on URL-shortening.
Newsletter. Current version uploaded to File:MPP Fall Winter 2015 Newsletter 2.sla
21:00 < jokeefe> ahoy 21:00 < jokeefe> agenda: https://masspirates.org/wiki/November_23rd,_2015_IRC_Meeting 21:00 < jokeefe> ids - James O’Keefe, Somerville 21:00 < srevilak> Steve Revilak, Arlington, MA 21:02 < Bluestreak> Lucia Fiero 21:03 < Glen> Glen, Lowell 21:04 < jokeefe> Review & Decisions - Anarchist Bookfair 21:04 < jokeefe> ahoy dcoop 21:04 < dcoop> ahoy, hows it goin 21:05 < srevilak> re: anarchist bookfair, workshop went well 21:05 < srevilak> Made some notes at https://masspirates.org/wiki/2015_Event_Notes 21:05 < jokeefe> thanks. I will add to it. 21:05 < srevilak> How'd things go on Sunday? 21:06 < jokeefe> well. met a bunch of people who were interested in cryptoparties or even hosting 21:06 < Bluestreak> Jason and I never made it 21:07 < jokeefe> I will follow up with the few people I have contacts with and will add them to civi 21:07 < jokeefe> Are there any Upcoming Events? 21:08 < srevilak> likewise - I'll add contacts from Saturday 21:08 < srevilak> get any good books? :) 21:08 < jokeefe> mostly buttons 21:08 < jokeefe> besides the Somerville cryptoparty on Wed. and our campaign planning events 21:09 < jokeefe> BTW: 12/17 is Chelsea Manning's Birthday 21:09 < dcoop> ah, remember seeing something massP was doing for that- event, or just recognition? (too lazy to google) 21:10 * dcoop googles 21:10 < dcoop> (sorry) 21:11 < jokeefe> Veterans for peace might be. Would anyone be able to email them and ask? 21:11 < srevilak> I can ask 21:12 < Glen> I saw Lawrence Lessig speak at Harvard today about his presidential run - a lot of really smart people there. Do you guys have any affiliation with Wolf-pac or any other organizations interested in getting big money out of politics? 21:12 < Bluestreak> No and yes. 21:12 < srevilak> Glen: we've done a bit of work with pass mass amendment 21:12 < Bluestreak> I wanted to invite him to run as a Pirate. 21:12 < jokeefe> thanks, srevilak 21:13 < Bluestreak> I slept all day so needless to say I couldn’t make it … glad you did 21:13 < Glen> Pass Mass amendment? 21:13 < Glen> I'm new to this whole thing and hearing him speak was sort of my introduction to this whole process 21:13 < srevilak> Glen: http://passmassamendment.org/ 21:14 < srevilak> Initiative to amend MA state constitution (aka, corporations are not people, money is not speech) 21:14 < jokeefe> BAB was fun. I liked their program. Gave me some ideas for PirateCon2016 21:14 < Glen> very cool, I'll take a look at this 21:15 < jokeefe> Campaigns Status 21:15 < jokeefe> 2016 Campaigns & Policies Update 21:15 * srevilak will get poll done tomorrow night 21:15 < jokeefe> thanks 21:16 < jokeefe> working on CiviCRM changes 21:16 < jokeefe> Need mapping of regions to zipcodes 21:16 < jokeefe> perhaps igel could help? 21:18 < jokeefe> though I believe that the OCPF’s depository reporter software has such a mapping in its database 21:19 < jokeefe> not seeing a download link, though 21:19 < srevilak> jokeefe: I've never seen such a mapping exposed via OCPF reporter 21:19 < srevilak> However, we might want to look at https://civicrm.org/blogs/dalin/quick-and-easy-congressional-district-lookups-your-civicrm-contacts 21:21 < jokeefe> ooo, that would be great 21:22 < jokeefe> wanted to divide contacts into regions, and sort by zipcode is an easy way to do that where we don’t have cities 21:22 < jokeefe> ahoy, Kendra 21:22 < Kendra> Hi All 21:23 < Kendra> Kendra in Highland Park, MI 21:23 < jokeefe> We have a campaign meeting on the 6th 21:23 < Glen> what would that entail? 21:23 < jokeefe> which, Glen? 21:24 < Glen> the campaign meeting 21:24 < jokeefe> we plan out tasks for our candidate recruitment effort 21:25 < jokeefe> minutes of the last two meetings are: 21:25 < jokeefe> https://masspirates.org/wiki/November_15th,_2015_Campaign_Planning_Meeting 21:25 < jokeefe> https://masspirates.org/wiki/November_1st,_2015_Campaign_Planning_Meeting 21:26 < Glen> awesome. I'd love to get involved 21:27 < srevilak> Glen: we welcome your participation! 21:27 < jokeefe> great! next meeting is 12/6, 3-5pm, Pizzeria Regina, Allston 21:28 < jokeefe> you can tell us you are coming at https://masspirates.org/crew/civicrm/event/register?id=14&reset=1 21:28 < jokeefe> Pizzeria Regina, 353 Cambridge St, Allston 21:28 < Glen> free parking? 21:28 < igel> ahoy 21:28 < srevilak> Glen: yes, free parking 21:28 < Glen> I'll rsvp right now 21:29 < jokeefe> great! 21:29 < jokeefe> we need regional contacts to organize their areas and contact people in their region 21:30 < jokeefe> https://masspirates.org/blog/join-us/regional-contacts/ 21:32 < jokeefe> MAAPL form update (srevilak) 21:32 < jokeefe> srevilak, should we have this on the agenda or just have you bring it up when you need something? 21:33 < srevilak> jokeefe: I don't think we need a regular agenda item. 21:33 < jokeefe> ok 21:33 < srevilak> I spent a couple hours diagnosting a performance bottleneck, and developing a workaround 21:33 < jokeefe> great 21:33 < srevilak> And I have to do more work on narratives. Little bit of CiviCRM extension writing 21:34 < jokeefe> H.2487 & H.2606 Video Game Production Subsidy - draft petition is up at https://masspirates.org/crew/civicrm/petition/sign?sid=3&reset=1 21:34 < jokeefe> will work on shortening the link 21:34 < jokeefe> aiming to have it done by this weekend if not earlier 21:36 < jokeefe> Newsletter (Kendra) 21:37 < jokeefe> update Kendra? 21:37 < srevilak> Kendra uploaded a copy to https://masspirates.org/wiki/File:MPP_Fall_Winter_2015_Newsletter_2.sla 21:41 < jokeefe> Kendra, would you output it to pdf? 21:43 < Kendra> sure 21:43 < jokeefe> thank you! 21:43 < Bluestreak> Yay 21:43 < Kendra> Did you guys print it for the book fair? 21:43 < jokeefe> I wasn’t able to, sorry. 21:44 < Kendra> We have enough events down the road 21:44 < Kendra> I can do the PDF 21:44 < jokeefe> Once we have that, we can put it up and see about getting more people to work on the next one 21:45 < Kendra> If people have suggestions for adding to let me know what, we can take out the articles that are dated 21:45 < Bluestreak> Once it’s in PDF I will read it. 21:46 < jokeefe> I suggest just getting it out there for now and start work on the next one 21:46 < Bluestreak> Literally too tired to figure out how to read it now 21:46 < Bluestreak> 2nd that. 21:46 < Kendra> sounds good 21:46 < jokeefe> Though I would keep it to four pages and do a two column/page layout 21:47 < jokeefe> Will put a post up about the raw PirateCon 2015 Videos and revisit it in December 21:48 < jokeefe> Tech - srevilak/Kendra - have you had a chance to deal with the Bitcoin + Credit card gateway in CiviCRM? 21:48 < srevilak> jokeefe: nope 21:49 < jokeefe> by EOY? 21:49 < srevilak> perhaps Q1 of 2016. Once most of MAAPl work is done 21:49 < jokeefe> ok, thanks 21:50 < jokeefe> oh joy - http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/citing-terror-threats-state-dept-issues-worldwide-travel-alert-n468581 21:50 < igel> hehe 21:50 < Bluestreak> I’m happy in a way. 21:51 < Bluestreak> Jason’s mom was going to have him travellling at 21:51 < Bluestreak> xmas now he will be home with us 21:51 < Bluestreak> What ever works 21:51 < igel> ah ic 21:51 < jokeefe> Still working on the wiki update 21:51 < jokeefe> will talk with js0000 about the twitter app. 21:52 < srevilak> jokeefe: funny how that happens right around thanksgiving 21:52 < jokeefe> yes 21:52 < jokeefe> hopefully will be done by EOY 21:53 < Kendra> amtrak is laid back as far as travel goes 21:54 < jokeefe> that is all I have. other things people want to bring up? 21:55 < Glen> cryptoparty this wednesday? 21:55 < jokeefe> yes! 21:55 < igel> i was away for a bit of the meeting tonight, we cover.. 21:55 < igel> ^--- 21:55 < Bluestreak> What the theme? 21:55 < jokeefe> good if you can contact Gov. Baker on https://masspirates.org/blog/2015/11/23/urgent-stop-banksters-from-stealing-peoples-houses/ 21:55 < Bluestreak> for Wed? 21:55 < srevilak> I'll be able to attend on Wed (probably arrive ~ 18:30) 21:55 < jokeefe> great 21:56 < Bluestreak> Turnout may be light because of holiday 21:56 < igel> aah do'h 21:56 < Kendra> move to adjourn 21:56 < jokeefe> we are keeping it low key, but will discuss what we want for future ones and when 21:56 < igel> cheers then 21:56 < dcoop> can't make it :( 21:56 < jokeefe> 2nd 21:56 < igel> k 21:56 < jokeefe> all in favor? 21:56 < Glen> good to meet you all - good night 21:56 < Kendra> aye 21:56 < jokeefe> good to meet you too 21:56 < srevilak> aye to adjourn 21:56 < igel> cheers glen, 21:56 < Bluestreak> You too hope to meet you soon 21:56 < jokeefe> aye 21:56 < Kendra> nite all 21:56 < srevilak> Glen: nice to meet you too 21:56 < igel> later all 21:56 < jokeefe> good night 21:57 * srevilak will post minutes 21:57 < jokeefe> thanks