Sunday, November 4th, 2018, 7:00pm (1900) PT
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1 19:00 < nhaines> Welcome to the November 4th Ubuntu California meeting! We have only two more left in the year, I think. :) 2 19:00 < nhaines> Tonight's agenda is availble here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CaliforniaTeam/Meetings/18November04 3 19:00 < nhaines> #topic Upcoming events 4 19:00 < nhaines> First up, are there any events that are coming up soon? 5 19:01 < hangar18> nothing on my end. 6 19:02 < nhaines> Nothing I'm aware of. The call for papers of the Southern California Linux Expo has ended, but UbuCon is still accepting papers at the moment. 7 19:02 < hangar18> question! 8 19:02 < nhaines> Yes! 9 19:02 < hangar18> about those papers. 10 19:03 < hangar18> are those like essays that you write? 11 19:03 < hangar18> that explains the talk that you want to do or something? 12 19:03 < nhaines> They are abstracts the propose a presentation 13 19:03 < nhaines> Basically the same as the descriptions you see on the conference websites, with a tiny bit more detail. 14 19:04 < nhaines> But mostly more metadata, not so much more detailed blurbs. 15 19:04 < hangar18> so are they to get permission to do a presentation or details a presentation that'll take place? 16 19:05 < nhaines> Yes, you submit them for consideration, and then the expo committee selects the talks they want. For UbuCon, Richard Gaskin and I make the selections. 17 19:06 < lynorian> hello 18 19:06 < nhaines> Hi, lynorian. 19 19:06 < hangar18> oh cool. sounds like fun. If I ever come up with something interesting to discuss, I may do that. 20 19:06 < hangar18> Hey, lynorian. 21 19:06 < lynorian> oh really I did sumbit my first ubucon submission 22 19:07 < hangar18> lynorian: cool! Congratulations! 23 19:07 < nhaines> hangar18: SCALE is a great place to give your first talk! It's a real, giant conference, but it still feels like a user group. A great way to get experience. Same for booth volunteering! 24 19:07 < nhaines> lynorian: we did receive your submission, thank you. :) 25 19:07 < hangar18> I may get to volunteer this time around.\ 26 19:08 < hangar18> i asked my wife if she'd be interested in going with me and i think she's going to. 27 19:08 < nhaines> That's great! :) 28 19:09 < nhaines> Okay, moving on... 29 19:09 < nhaines> #topic Announcements 30 19:09 < nhaines> Any community announcements this week? 31 19:10 < hangar18> none here. still working on interview questions to hand out for future articles for full circle magazine. my free time gets divided up a lot with a lot of things. 32 19:10 < hangar18> oh! 33 19:11 < hangar18> I may have made a new contact for a future new team member on an app totally unrelated to ubuntu 34 19:11 < nhaines> Oh, that's good news! 35 19:11 < hangar18> i plugged away for our team and i think this gentleman may show up sometime 36 19:11 < nhaines> Send them to the mailing list, definitely. 37 19:12 < nhaines> #topic Agenda 38 19:12 < nhaines> The agenda is empty for this meeting. 39 19:12 < nhaines> #topic Other business 40 19:12 < nhaines> So first off, I want to say how great the LoCo's Twitter feed is doing this past month. 41 19:12 < nhaines> Giant thanks to hangar18 for taking that on. :) 42 19:13 < nhaines> You've really struck the right tone, I think. 43 19:13 < pleia2> I did hop on a couple times to add the scale cfp, but otherwise it's been all hangar18 :) 44 19:13 < pleia2> so yes, thank you \o/ 45 19:13 < hangar18> nhaines: THANK YOU!!! I was hoping to do a good job for everyone 46 19:14 < hangar18> pleia2: thank you for letting me have the reins for it. I enjoy doing it a lot and I do my best to bring the tone and vibe for it. 47 19:14 * pleia2 thumbs up 48 19:14 < nhaines> I'm not on Twitter a lot, but my phone has pinged me often the past two weeks, so I've run into it. They're great. 49 19:14 < nhaines> Thanks again. :) 50 19:14 < nhaines> Is there any other other business this week? 51 19:15 < hangar18> I'd like to ask something about the tshirts I put togethe. 52 19:15 < hangar18> oops. together 53 19:15 < nhaines> Please! 54 19:15 < pleia2> nhaines: lmk if you or Richard need any scale help (including rounding up more speakers), I can't attend so I'd like to do *something* before the kiddo arrives in january :) 55 19:16 < hangar18> do you need more details about it because I'd love to get that out into the open for everybody to have the chance to buy at cost. 56 19:16 < nhaines> pleia2: thanks! :) We are light on submissions, as we always are late in the year. :) 57 19:18 < pleia2> ok, we'll chat 58 19:18 < nhaines> Can you send along the latest design? 59 19:18 < hangar18> maybe some of us can meet somewhere in the middle for a team party or something before the baby comes. 60 19:19 < nhaines> pleia2: I have an impossible deadling on the 15th and little time before that. If you like the shirt design, I'm good with that. 61 19:19 < hangar18> nhaines: yeah, I'll pull it up and get it over to you. I did change the font on the wording. 62 19:19 < pleia2> I don't have a strong opinion design-wise, not my forte :) 63 19:20 < hangar18> nhaines: ok, that's cool. I do like it so I'll get the details out to everyone 64 19:20 < pleia2> hangar18: alas, probably not being very mobile after thanksgiving ;) 65 19:20 < nhaines> Okay, I'll carve out some time. Thank you. :) 66 19:21 < hangar18> pleia2: that's cool. 67 19:21 < nhaines> pleia2: we'll hold the party via blue hologram! :) 68 19:21 < pleia2> hehe 69 19:22 < hangar18> lmao as Luke said in "The Last Jedi," to R2, "that was a cheap move." 70 19:22 < hangar18> that'd be an awesome way to hang out 71 19:23 < nhaines> And as Johnny Depp said to Orlando Bloom in Pirates of the Carribbean, "Ah! Pirate!" 72 19:23 < nhaines> Okay, so I think that about wraps things up. Thanks to everyone for attending. :) 73 19:23 < hangar18> nhaines: lmao i remember that! 74 19:24 < hangar18> you're welcome! i'm glad i was able to be here this time. i hope everyone has a great week. 75 19:24 < hangar18> and i'll get information out on the mailing list for items discussed here. and more on twitter/facebook, too. 76 19:25 < nhaines> I'm glad you could make it. :) The LoCo is better for having you around. 77 19:25 < nhaines> #endmeeting