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Herein lies the '''Noisebridge Manual'''. It is an ever-changing tome that hopes to answer an unanswerable question: '''How the heck does Noisebridge work?'''
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{{big}}'''The Noisebridge Manual''' is an ever-changing answer to an unanswerable question: How does Noisebridge really work?
  
= The Prologue =
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It covers [[about|what Noisebridge is about]], [[joining|how to join]], how to [[participation|participate]], and more.
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[[File:NoisebridgeManual2022.jpg|right|thumb|300px|Noisebridge Manual cover is based on an actual [[:File:Heathkit-hd-1422.jpg|Heathkit Electronics Noisebridge Manual]].]].
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= [[About|About Noisebridge]] =
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"No hacker ever steps in the same Noisebridge twice, for it's not the same space and they're not the same person."
  
* [[Noisebridge Vision]] - Whats it all about?
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Are you new to Noisebridge? Have you been coming here for years? Learn how things work as of last edit.
 
* [[About]] - An incredibly broad description of some of our more grandiose mechanisms
 
* [[About]] - An incredibly broad description of some of our more grandiose mechanisms
* [[Testimonials]] - In your own words what is Noisebridge?
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* [[Noisebridge Vision]] - A space for sharing, creation, collaboration, research, development, mentoring, and of course, learning with excellent doocratic consensus.
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[[File:Excellence.png|250px|link=Excellence]] [[File:Do-ocracy Poster - DO IT - 2018-08-11 revision (small).png|245px|link=Do-ocracy]] [[File:Consensus.png|250px|link=Consensus]]
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* [[Testimonials]] - In your own words, what is Noisebridge?
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* [[Oral histories]] about Noisebridge
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* [[Materials]] - Graphics and goodies to promote Noisebridge.
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* [[Testimonials]] - What people say about us.
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* [[Lore]] -History and stories from the old days.
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* [[Photos]] - See cool things happening at the space.
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* [[Hackerspaces]] - learn about the global hackerspace movement.
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* [[Incorporation|501c3]] - We're a non-profit so donations are tax-deductible.
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* [[Press]] - Information for journalists including a [[Press Kit]].
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* [[Help]] - Troubleshooting advice if things aren't working.
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== [[272|272 Capp St.]] ==
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* [[272|272 Capp]] - Facilities of the space.
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* [[Access]] - How getting into the space works and how to get 24 hour access.
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* [[Community_Standards/cleaning|Cleaning]] - How to clean up after yourself and tidy the space.
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* [[Bathrooms]] - We have a wheelchair-accessible bathroom.
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* [[Network]] - The '''Noisebridge''' WiFi network is free and open.
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* [[AV]] - Projectors for giving presentations.
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* [[Audio]] - Sound systems for playing music and events.
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= [[Visitors|Visitors and Guests]] =
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* [[Getting Here]] - How to actually find the space...
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* [[Getting In]] - And what to do when you arrive
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* [[Visitor advice]] - Some advice on what you're getting into
 
* [[Community Standards]] - What we expect from each other
 
* [[Community Standards]] - What we expect from each other
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* [[The Neighborhood]] - What's in the neighborhood around 2169 Mission
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* [[Docents]] - What it means to greet a newbie at the space
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= [[Participation]] =
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[[File:NoisebridgeMeetingPoster.fw.png|right|300px|link=Meetings]]
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* [[Do-ocracy]]: If you want something done, do it, but remember to be excellent to each other when doing so.
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* [[Consensus Process]]: Big decisions are made by consensus process, working out agreeable compromises or blocking and rethinking.
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* [[Philanthropist]]: Become a 24 hour access Noisebridger by donating and helping out
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* [[Membership]]: To become a Member who can sponsor philanthropists and block consensus you need 2 sponsors and consensus after 4 weeks.
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** [[How to join Noisebridge]] - Another view on how membership works
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* [[Meetings]] - Noisebridge meets every Tuesday evening
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** [[Meeting instructions]] - How to run a Noisebridge meeting
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** The [[Meeting Notes Template]]
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* [[Tasks]] - Noisebridge has a task board! Some tasks can be done for little rewards called bounties!
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* [[Guilds]] - Organized groups maintaining resources and events at Noisebridge
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* [[Hosting an Event]]
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** '''[[:Category:Events|List of events and classes]]'''
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** [[ProceduralEventChecklist]] - How to run a big event
  
= Running Noisebridge =
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= [[Channels|Communications channels]] for staying in touch =
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* [[Discuss]] - An open, public forum. [https://discuss.noisebridge.info https://discuss.noisebridge.info]
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* [[Discord]] - Open chat, anyone is welcome to join. Get into contact with us! [https://discord.gg/3NFncdxufQ https://discord.gg/3NFncdxufQ]
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* [[Slack]] - A smaller chat group that is invite only
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* [[Jitsi]] - Live-streamed video channel used for [[meetings]]. [https://meet.jit.si/noisebridge https://meet.jit.si/noisebridge]
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* [[Pad]] - Pad.riseup.net is used for collaborative note-taking during [[meetings]]. [https://pad.riseup.net/p/nbmeeting https://pad.riseup.net/p/nbmeeting]
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* [[Wiki]] - Not a real-time comms tool but the Wiki is how we convey info long term and most things we build are documented as wiki pages which we link to in messages.
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* [[Meetup]] - We maintain a listing of events like classes on Meetup.
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* [[Mailing list]] - A lot of e-mails and stuff. They've got a trove of historical archives!
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** [[Noisebridge-discuss-faq]] - How to not fuck up on noisebridge-discuss
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** [[Mailinglist/Announce_guidelines]] - How to send an announcement mail
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* [[Guestbook]] - Just like a B&B guestbook, leave a note after your visit
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* [[Pub]] - Welcome to our [https://github.com/ssbc/ssb-server/wiki/Pub-servers public channel] for [https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/05/meet-the-counterantidisintermediationists/527553/ Secure Scuttlebutt].
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* [[IRC]] - It's full of bad jokes and robots that go quack
  
* [[Do-ocracy]] - One of our guiding principles
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= [[GettingAlong|Getting along]] =
* [[Consensus Process]] - How decisions are made within the community
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* [[FractalWorkingGroup]] - Our pattern for getting things done without dragging it to the [[Meetings|Tuesday Meeting]]
* [[Meeting]] - Its every Tuesday. Read up on how to run one.
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* [[Community Standards]] - How to not fuck up at Noisebridge
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** [[Conflict Resolution]] - What to do if you fuck up at Noisebridge
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*** [[AskedToLeave]] - If de-escalation fails, people can ask each other to leave temporarily till it can be resolved later.
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*** [[Mediation]] - People within the community who have offered their time, tears, and sweat to keep us all together.
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** [[AskedToLeave]] - People who have fucked up and have been asked to leave for a while
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** [[86]] - People who have fucked up and are not welcome at Noisebridge at all
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** [[FERT]] - Harassers, predators, and the like who everyone should keep an eye out for
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* [[CommunityWorkingGroup]] - Bringing the Noisebridge community together to create a better space for all.
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* [[Conflict Resolution]] - What to do when we '''don't''' get along.
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= Day to Day [[Operations]] =
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* [[Secretariat]] - The really important things that keep us legal
 
* [[Safety]] - Preventing those old school hardhat accidents.
 
* [[Safety]] - Preventing those old school hardhat accidents.
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* [[Resources/House Keeping|House keeping]] - Weekly chores and other vitals
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* [[Access Control]] - Discussion about how physical access is handled
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** [[SecWG]] - Security Working Group
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** [[AccessControlModeling]] - Draft discussion about access control
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* [[Stickers]] - The ubiquitous stickers and how to restock our supply
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* [[Opening and closing the space]]
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* [[Finances]] - The one social construct we're still party to
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= Infrastructure =
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* [[Resources]] - An overview of the resources, equipment and projects in the space
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* [[Shims and Hacks]] - A list of problems around the space and how they were solved with a clever reminder or choice.
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* [[Network]] - Our IP transmission infrastructure ('''I'''nternet '''P'''rotocol here of course; '''not''' Intellectual Property!)
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** [[Network Troubleshooting]] - How to approach the problem if it '''does''' seem to be broken
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*** See also: '''[[Help]]'''
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** [[New Network]] - Draft discussion about building the next iteration of the Noisebridge networking
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** [[Pony]]
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** [[Stallion2]]
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** [[Quagga]]
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** [[Ratchet]]
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** [[Pegasus]]
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*[[Infrastructure To Do List]]
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==Troubleshooting==
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*[[Help]] - If something at Noisebridge isn't working and it needs fixing/
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*[[Network Troubleshooting]] - what to do if the network is acting up or down.
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= Inner Mechanizations =
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* [[Secretaribot]] - Used to do some secretary things for us but then died
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** [[User:Phong]] - Just as useless
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= [[Lore]] =
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* Locations
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** [[Dorkbot]] - Noisegbridge's meetup point before physical locations.
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** [[83c]] - Noisebridge's first location
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** [[2169]] - Noisebridge's second location
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** [[272]] - Noisebridge's new current location.
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* [[:Category:History of Noisebridge]]
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* [[Noisebridge Experiments]]
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=== About the cover ===
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[[The cover is based on an actual [https://www.manualslib.com/manual/466723/Heathkit-Heathkit-Hd-1422.html#manual Heathkit Noisebridge Manual].
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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.

.

About Noisebridge[edit]

"No hacker ever steps in the same Noisebridge twice, for it's not the same space and they're not the same person."

Are you new to Noisebridge? Have you been coming here for years? Learn how things work as of last edit.

  • 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.

Excellence.png Do-ocracy Poster - DO IT - 2018-08-11 revision (small).png Consensus.png

  • 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.[edit]

  • 272 Capp - Facilities of the space.
  • Access - How getting into the space works and how to get 24 hour access.
  • Cleaning - How to clean up after yourself and tidy the space.
  • Bathrooms - We have a wheelchair-accessible bathroom.
  • Network - The Noisebridge WiFi network is free and open.
  • AV - Projectors for giving presentations.
  • Audio - Sound systems for playing music and events.

Visitors and Guests[edit]

Participation[edit]

NoisebridgeMeetingPoster.fw.png

Communications channels for staying in touch[edit]

Getting along[edit]

  • 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[edit]

Infrastructure[edit]

Troubleshooting[edit]

  • Help - If something at Noisebridge isn't working and it needs fixing/
  • Network Troubleshooting - what to do if the network is acting up or down.

Inner Mechanizations[edit]

Lore[edit]

About the cover[edit]

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


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