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The Noisebridge Manual is an ever-changing answer to an unanswerable question: How does Noisebridge really work?

It covers what Noisebridge is about, how to join, how to participate, and more.

Noisebridge Manual cover is based on an actual Heathkit Electronics Noisebridge Manual.



This is not general advice for fixing things. If something at Noisebridge isn't working and it needs fixing, then check out Help.

About Noisebridge

Are you new to Noisebridge? Have you been coming here for years?

Either way, you should really read up on what we're all about. Lots of this stuff is the basis for what we do.

  • About - An incredibly broad description of some of our more grandiose mechanisms
  • Noisebridge Vision - A space for sharing, creation, collaboration, research, development, mentoring, and of course, learning with excellent doocratic consensus.
  • Testimonials - In your own words, what is Noisebridge?
  • Oral histories about Noisebridge
  • Materials - Graphics and goodies to promote Noisebridge.
  • Testimonials - What people say about us.
  • Lore -History and stories from the old days.
  • Photos - See cool things happening at the space.
  • Hackerspaces - learn about the global hackerspace movement.
  • 501c3 - We're a non-profit so donations are tax-deductible.
  • Press - Information for journalists including a Press Kit.
  • Help - Troubleshooting advice if things aren't working.

272 Capp St.

  • 272 Capp - Facilities of the space.
  • Access - How getting into the space works and how to get 24 hour access.
  • Bathrooms - We have a wheelchair-accessible bathroom.

Visitors and Guests



Communications channels for staying in touch

Getting along

  • FractalWorkingGroup - Our pattern for getting things done without dragging it to the Tuesday Meeting
  • Community Standards - How to not fuck up at Noisebridge
    • Conflict Resolution - What to do if you fuck up at Noisebridge
      • AskedToLeave - If de-escalation fails, people can ask each other to leave temporarily till it can be resolved later.
      • Mediation - People within the community who have offered their time, tears, and sweat to keep us all together.
    • AskedToLeave - People who have fucked up and have been asked to leave for a while
    • 86 - People who have fucked up and are not welcome at Noisebridge at all
    • FERT - Harassers, predators, and the like who everyone should keep an eye out for
  • CommunityWorkingGroup - Bringing the Noisebridge community together to create a better space for all.
  • Conflict Resolution - What to do when we don't get along.

Day to Day Operations


Inner Mechanizations


About the cover

[[The cover is based on an actual Heathkit Noisebridge Manual.

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