[occupyaustin-it] Meetup Today & Tonight @ AllCity
nolan at thewordnerd.info
Wed Nov 16 14:59:43 CST 2011
I'll be there closer to 5 than 4. Sorry, change of plans today.
On 11/16/2011 02:42 PM, Gregory Foster wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> This is a quick message confirming that we are on for our regular
> Wednesday night weekly meetup at AllCity Technology
> <http://www.allcitytech.com/> [ map
> ]. Charles (FreedomNetwork, Power) and Nolan (Apps) are working at
> the space this afternoon, so feel free to head over whenever. The
> formal meetup is scheduled to begin at 6pm; last week we socialized
> until 7pm waiting for additional folks to show; I'm going to push us
> towards a 6:30pm start tonight, so aim to make it by then.
> I suggest we pony up for pizza from The Parlor
> <http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-parlor-austin-2> this time, which will be
> more expensive and perhaps less threatening to our GI tracts unless
> y'all are up for the death BBQ sauce again ;) So bring some cash to
> help out with food if you want to eat, and consider bringing drinks
> and other snackage to share.
> Suggested Non-Agenda follows, we'll play it by ear of course; chime in
> on this thread with additions and corrections:
> * James Casey will give us an update on the status of the local
> occupation and progress towards addressing perceived challenges.
> * Convo re: IT representation at GAs and scheduling to share the
> responsibility. I feel we've gotten a little disconnected from
> the happenings on the ground at CH. We need to exert greater
> presence to continue building IT momentum while better guiding our
> prioritization and decision making.
> * Given Morlog's departure this week I'd like to open an opportunity
> to discuss. John T, will you be able to attend tonight? I'd like
> to hear how the livestream team is regrouping and how we can
> help. The livestream is absolutely vital and must be supported.
> * I will give an update on my status & availability. In short, the
> greater portion of my attention & energy must shift back towards
> professional work. I'll outline the project I am heading up to
> explain how it will directly support the movement. This is how I
> can make my strongest and most lasting contribution, with
> development GO as of today.
> * Printers. We need to follow through on our commitment to supply
> the welcome desk w/ a working printer.
> * Task Management System: where are we at?
> * Big Picture Convo. What have we learned from the raids &
> evictions around the country in the past week? What do we need to
> do to be better prepared here in Austin?
> Finally, a word for this mailing list's lurkers. I encourage all
> people on this list (there are 50 members at the moment) to either
> show up tonight or introduce yourself to the list with details about
> your interest and areas of expertise. There are manifold reasons for
> lurking on lists, but this team and list are focused on DOING THINGS
> to support the local occupation. I want people here who are
> interested in contributing and *transparent* about how they are doing
> so. If you are looking for a way to plug in, state what you bring to
> the table so we can help you become an effective, vital part of the
> team. If you are confined to remote participation, there are just as
> many roles to fill as there are AFK. In other words, it's time to put
> up or unsub <http://foojutsu.org/mailman/listinfo/occupyaustin-it>.
> Make no mistake: we need and want your help. Step up and engage.
> See y'all in a few hours,
> Gregory Foster ||gfoster at entersection.org
> @gregoryfoster<> http://entersection.com/
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