Victoria Jun13,2012

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Agenda[edit]

  • Accreditation/Certification organizations: good, bad, new? (E)
    • Which ones provide useful/accurate information to consumers
    • What do all those letters mean?
  • Journey to Balance event July 8 (E)
  • Global Buckets (S)
  • Obscurity by Design (CP)
  • ALPR Update (CP)

Minutes[edit]

  • Journey to Balance event July 8 (E)
    • The same things will attract some people and repel others
    • Make it clear how money is spent (donated, admin costs, etc)
  • Eyes and juice (E)
    • Google goggles and augmented reality
    • New audio algorithms, surround 9.3 and directional subs, "Sound Sphere" Kieran Koulter (UBC)
  • Global Buckets (S)
    • Global Buckets
    • Earth Box
    • Put egg shells or bone meal in the soil to prevent calcium rot
    • Windowfarms
    • Swiss Chard grows very easily,
  • Accreditation/Certification organizations: good, bad, new? (E)
    • Which ones provide useful/accurate information to consumers
    • What do all those letters mean?
    • First past the post now enforces their qualifications as follower hazing
    • Certs are weeding people out, not qualifying them
    • Licensing vs Credentials
    • Liability deferral, can blame failures on someone else since "I checked for the sticker"
    • Infiltrated regulatory bodies
    • If an independent org tries to say some large organization is "bad", they'll be shut down to lack of funding to defend against a SLAPP suit or slander, etc.
    • Just start it, see how long it takes to get people coming to us to get in!
    • Assertion system for trust (LinkedIn somewhat does this) Personal reputated/Socratic based method, use a reputational currency (# of points allowed to be assigned to someone per time eriod)
  • Obscurity by Design (CP)
  • ALPR Update (CP)