Marcin Log - December 2012

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Mon Dec 31, 2012

Liberation day and birthing.

Sun Dec 30, 2012

Dazed and confused and birthing. Invited to dinner with Jennie Modica, great depth of open conversation.

Sat Dec 29, 2012

Met with Juliette of Breaker Project. Worked on Documentation Standards applied to CEB Press Test. Reviewing Operations Manager candidate.

Fri Dec 28, 2012

Documentation Standards + Agriculture Advisory Team + Technical Advisory Team.

Thu Dec 27, 2012

Working Documentation Standards. Need Contributor and License Standards.

Wed Dec 26, 2012

Beginning Documentation Standards for real. Publishing Operations Manager Role Description.

Mon Dec 24, 2012

Relaxing and finishing Christmas Gift to the World 2012 Blog Post. Published on night of 25th.

Sun Dec 23, 2012

Loose Ends. Writing Christmas Gift to the World 2012 Blog Post.

Sat Dec 22, 2012

Looking forward to Agriculture Plan 2013 and Yoonseo Prototyping Plan 2013 and Aaron Contract. Revisit of Documentation Standards as I am invited to write a chapter on OSH documentation.

Fri Dec 21, 2012

Open Design Engine. Beginning Brick Press One Day Production Run Report. Negotiating with Aidan regarding his potential participation contract. Updated Open H20]] documentation standards at Documentation Standards. Nice article in Low Tech Magazine on Open Modular Structures. Collective Action Toolkit from Frog.

Thu Dec 20, 2012

Met with Gabi regarding Agriculture Plan 2013 and with Yoonseo Prototyping Plan 2013 to begin conversation on their contracts. Met with Jacob Dalton regarding True Fans Platform, to be released Feb. 1, 2013. Met with Aaron regarding Resource Development Plan 2013. Discussed development strategy for 2013 with Catarina.

Wed Dec 19, 2012

Recovering. Wrote article on the Future of Open Hardware with Catarina.

Tue Dec 18, 2012

8 am to midnight production run. Complete.

Mon Dec 17, 2012

The Day Before. Got metal from Sweiger, 5 new welding gas cylinders, welding wire. Clayton delivering the AR plate later. Redoing OSE Shop Design for December 18 Production Run.

Sun Dec 16, 2012

Countdown to Dec. 18. Catarina laser cutting complete model. Looking good - but need major work on workshop power setup: additional 240v extension cords, power management strategy, etc. Need to finish fab files for Hopper Digital Fabrication Diagram, Arms, cam holders, valve mount, and cylinder. Then Quality Control Checklist within Fabrication Diagrams, OSE IKEA style. Finally, Workflow and Ergonomics Design for 1 Day Brick Press Production.

Sat Dec 15, 2012

Conference call on brick press Replicability Standards and Brick Press Viral Replication Checklist with Open Source Hardware Association - major progress on Everywhere Tech. Started OSE Legal Resources. Doing Shaker Digital Fabrication Diagram, plus others for feet, etc. Starting OSE Noun Project. Started Fabrication Icons. Mining Public Interest Design Top 100.

Fri Dec 14, 2012

Picked up laser cut CEB metal from Cloverdale Manufacturing, Omaha, Nebraska. Day trip.

Thu Dec 13, 2012

Using CEB Press CAM Files to generate Brick Press Digital Fabrication Diagrams. Brick Press Viral Replication Checklist - getting serious on taking a single product all the way. Excellent teaching ability from Scale Model for production run participants. March 2013 Shuttleworth Applications - useful for Proposal Construction Set. Check out the new Crowdvoice video. Started Elements of Open Source Hardware. Proposing the Noun Project of OSE. Documenting IKEA Furniture Documentation Standards. Adding to Prototyping Strategy. Amazing Open Source Ecology Rap published independently. NEMA 10-50P Plugs arriving.

Wed. Dec 12, 2012

Submitting CEB Press CAM Files for cutting today, part of Christmas Gift to the World. Talking to Renee to follow up on mediation session of last Friday. One track mind on next steps after Dec. 18: technical lead and operations lead. Updating Brick Press Digital Fabrication Ergonomics. Started Digital Fabrication Diagram Standards. Parker scored big on CNC cutting of brick press in Omaha including metal for aroundc $1800. Started Replicability Standards.

Tue Dec 11, 2012

Succeeded in Shuttleworth Fellowship 2013 Submission for another year of support. Began Prototyping Standards for OSE work. Continuing Christmas Gift to the World with Scale Model from Catarina - Frame_DXF_Files#CNC_Laser_Cut_Model and CEB Press CAM Files including Brick Press Digital Fabrication Ergonomics - deadline by today and can postpone by 1-2 days on production run as backup plan if necessary. Started Open Source Technology Transfer. Began Prototyping Strategy. Need budget and personnel plan. Added to Strategic Collaboration Construction Set.

Mon Dec 10, 2012

Started Remote Prototyping and Modeling. Added to Strategic Partnerships. Started CEB Press CAM Files. Published Shuttleworth November Quarterly Report.

Sun Dec 9, 2012

Slept in till 11:30, lots of heavy lifting yesterday. Dump of Org Stabilization Tasks + down periscope on OSE Christmas Gift to the World - according to system defined in Frame DXF Files. Started Existing Open Source Design Repositories.

Sat Dec 8, 2012

From 10 AM to 8:30PM, prepared CEB press for video shoot on Monday - mounting cylinder, drawer, and frame inside arms. Complication due to 4" u-channel lip on verticals. Kavitha left at 3 PM. Modular supports, cam holders, and sensor holders are a welcome simplification and key to parallel development.

Fri Dec 7, 2012

Mediation Session today successful. 14 people so far lined up for December 18. Started Strategic Advisory Team.

Thu Dec 6, 2012

FellowUp at 9, got a copy of Francois' proposal for Crowdcrafting-related mashups, and started Proposal Contruction Set after thinking about the usefulness of others' proposals, even if failed. Working on Torch Table Digital Fabrication Process for torch table cutouts based on LibreCAD and library files for unique parts. Started Frame DXF Files of the Christmas Gift to the World.

Wed Dec 5, 2012

Day Goals: Continue Christmas Gift to the World. Deploy Modeling Team for CNC laser/router cutouts of CEB press frame. Finish Frame and Hopper interface plate. Make another order from SurplusCenter for CEB parts. Make MoKan fastener order.Goal Assesment from Yesterday: Frame done for front and back face, but not u-channel lips or vertical u-channel web. Success in importing libraries to LibreCAD, such as elongated frame holes. Beginning evidence of crowd collaboration possibility as in CEB drawer building - where fab drawings may be converted to DXF files for CNC torch table - using a ubiquitously accessible LibreCAD 2D package. Otherwise, drawer DXFs not done. Overall assessment: 8 hour build of complete CEB press including electronics looks completely feasible. 11 people participating so far. Started Community Manager Role Description. Conceptualized 2D CAM File Flash Mob and CAM Flash Mob within context of CEB Press 1-day production run. Started Strategic Collaboration Construction Set. Sending out CEB Frame Test CAM Flash Mob Request. Touching on Development and Documentation Standards. Found Manufacturing Category at P2P Foundation

Tue Dec 4, 2012

Continuing Frame and Drawer of Christmas Gift to the World. Goal: full CAD DXFs for Drawer and Frame. Began using LibreCAD. Scored our 4th Millermatic 200 Welder from Ohio care of Aidan.

Mon Dec 3, 2012

Working on DXFs for CNC torch cutout in Christmas Gift to the World. Rough cut of Project Manager Role Description. Edited first 12 pages of Character Stand and Promise. Secured CNC Torch Table cutting ability from Ben Horton. Reworked frame design for CNC Torch Table fabrication, including compression chamber spacers to eliminate unique part count for spacer. Going to 3.5" u-channel weldment lips to ensure no warping occurs. Week Goals: full CAD ready and shipped to Ben Horton for entire CEB Press. Cylinder and Hydraulics and Power Cube arrive at FeF. Secure CEB controller fabrication by Tuesday, 8PM. 5-10 Prototype requests sent by 2PM Thursday to Modeling Team. Edmund Harris, Catarina, Addie, Smari, Vinay, Ilya, Tom Bamford, Joe Justice, Jamie Morken, Colby, Detroit Fab Lab, CowTown Computer Congress Hackerspace, Vienna Hackerspace, Giovanni Ponce, Sohil Solani, Craig at Dallas Makerspace, Tom Griffing, Dan S, David Uhlman, Kristen Turner (Ponoko), Frederico Filho, Nikolai Georgiev, Mikey Sklar, Isaiah Saxon, Rob Forney*, Peter Fox, Rahul Dinakaran, Ted @ Shopbot - 1000 Garages, Richard Lundy*. Further - negotiate mediation session effectively on Friday to keep smooth flow of operation. Last week review: goals accomplished 100%: Shuttleworth submitted, 1-day run preparation began, and Tristan's video production plan approved. Curve: team conflict on revenue sharing.

Sun Dec 2, 2012

LifeTrac III Replication in Turkey occured, bringing total number of machines built to 65 - another Power Cube VI + Turkey. Started Open Source Icons. Working on Christmas Gift to the World.

Sat Dec 1, 2012

Adding to Strategic Partnerships. Talked to Emily for 2 hours on branding work - concluding on campaign to recruit Project Director as a specific campaign. Will visit Emily about Jan 17, first half of January on Documentation and Development Guidelines development with Catarina - in preparation for graphic design with Emily. We will work out media strategy/chapters strategy at that time as well. Wrote section on Radical Transparency of Conflict Resolution Process at Conflict Resolution#Radical Transparency. Beginning on the OSE Christmas Gift to the World 2012. Getting introduced to Leslie Koch on potential Governor's Island project on urban ag + tractor. Staring Documentation Standards. Parker finishing True Fans Handling Process - sending out first email since months re 1-Day Production Run.