First Friday Minutes: September 4, 2020

First Friday Minutes: September 4, 2020 – ZOOM
Attending: Eli, Cait, Arlen, Erin, Kent, Lisa, Mem, Morland, Joe, Jack, Rosa, Ted, Robyn, Wes, Cyndi, Tim, Sheila
Presiding: Eli – 20:05
President’s Report: Eli – NTR
Vice President’s Report: Morland-NTR
Secretary’s Report: Jack – Minutes of previous Meeting posted to Facebook. And posted to Website!
Social Media Secretary’s Report: Robin-NTR
Treasurer’s Report: Lisa – We have money. +$.78
Trustees Report: Karen/Mem/Richard Karsh – NTR
Book Committee: Cary/Erin/Eli – NTR
Insurance Committee: Kent- NTR
Photo Committee: Jack/Joe/Mem – NTR
Refreshments Committee: Self-supplied
COSine 2022: Arlen/Morland -CoChairs
A Long time from now
Planning on a video clip to promote 2022
Old Business:
Next Zoom will need password. Check the facebook page or email for details.
New Business:
No November Movie meeting planned.
Viral grade implants that grow with you.
It’s pretty quiet here.
Iain Banks “Culture” books will not be adapted.
Asimov’s “Foundation” shows don’t look promising.
“Dune” is coming back.
Next Meeting: October 2, 2020 – ZOOM
Book: Decision at Doona by Anne McCaffrey
November: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
December: Callahan’s Crosstime Saloon by Spider Robinson
January: The Martian by Andy Weir
Adjourn: 20:38
Book Discussion: Book: Old Man’s War by John Scalzi
Interstellar graphics were good physics.
Launching to ISS
Sequel to Labyrinth
We didn’t re-read the book.
There were sequels!
Medical devices are named “Bob”
It was a good book.
How do you manage to live with a clone of a loved one who has no connection to the original?
Cultural clashes over video content (free/pay)
Content isn’t free.
Watch “Enterprise” to find out about Vulcans.
Camera work differs with different Star Trek shows.
“Below Decks” show? Comedy? Star Trek related? Animated?
What is the business model for the future of publishing?
What is the business model for the future of TV production?