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[[Diversity|Everyone]] is welcome to use [[Resources|our many resources]].  Find others to create with.  Find help with your projects.  Help others with their projects.  Learn, teach, share.  Come to Noisebridge and create!
 
[[Diversity|Everyone]] is welcome to use [[Resources|our many resources]].  Find others to create with.  Find help with your projects.  Help others with their projects.  Learn, teach, share.  Come to Noisebridge and create!
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Noisebridge's [[Hours|hours]] are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  New visitors are welcome any time, but it's best to visit in the evenings or during an event to make sure we have a volunteer to show you around and make introductions.
  
 
== Events and Classes ==
 
== Events and Classes ==

Revision as of 19:32, 7 June 2011

Noisebridge is an infrastructure provider for technical-creative projects, collaboratively run by its members. We are incorporated as a non-profit educational corporation for public benefit. We operate primarily in a 5,600 square-foot space located in the heart of San Francisco. We teach, we learn, we share.
Read more about Noisebridge or watch a short video...

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We're located at:
2169 Mission St, San Francisco
OpenStreetMap - Google Maps
2 blocks South of 16th & Mission BART


A space to learn and create neat things
Front door to NEW space at 2169 Mission
Soldering workshop at Noisebridge
Members at Noisebridge
Hacking, it's more than just electronics
Craft hacking

Create With Us

Our 5,600 square-foot space contains an electronics lab, machine shop, sewing/crafting supplies, two classrooms, conference area, library, darkroom, and kitchen. Everyone is welcome to use our many resources. Find others to create with. Find help with your projects. Help others with their projects. Learn, teach, share. Come to Noisebridge and create!

Noisebridge's hours are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. New visitors are welcome any time, but it's best to visit in the evenings or during an event to make sure we have a volunteer to show you around and make introductions.

Events and Classes

Full Event Listing | Unofficial Google Calendar


A subscribable calendar of events can be found here.

Key: W: Weekly 1st 2nd 3rd 4th: Certain weeks -2nd: Except certain weeks S: Streaming

Upcoming Events

Five Minutes of Fame: 10 5 minute talks every third Thursday! Spread this poster around.
Introduce yourself and meet the community at meetings
  • HackComedy May 14: Comedy night resuming a monthly schedule after re-debuting at NB14.
  • Resident Electronic Music May 10 8pm: Resident Electronic Music Monthly. an electronic music open mic.
  • 5 Minutes of Fame: May 19, 6pm-9pm Talks at 7pm. 10 5 minute talks in an hour! Sign up to talk on the wiki.

Mondays

  • W 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm Noisebridge is open!
  • W 6:30 pm Circuit Hacking Monday -- learn electronics, and how to solder

Super Tuesdays!

  • W S 7:00 pm Noisebridge Weekly Meeting - (In person & online) - Introducing new people and events to the space, adding new members / philanthropists, announcements, general discussion, and decision-making.
    This is your space, folks. Come on out here in person to express what you think about what's going on with it! You can join the meeting remotely by clicking the online video link chat via Jitsi (similar to Zoom).
  • June 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm 80 engineering students from Barcelona are coming for a tour! (Lizzard to host)


Wednesdays

  • W S 8:00 - 10:00 pm Machine Learning AI and RL Meetup at Noisebridge until 10!
  • W S 6:00 - 8:00 pm Gamebridge game development mentoring & coworking meetup for gamedev beginners and indies alike.

Thursdays

  • W S 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm To-do-ocracy Thursdays, where work together on our task list.
  • W S 6:00 pm NeurotechX SF hacknights for mind-machine interfacing with EEGs.
  • 3rd S 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Five Minutes of Fame a.k.a. 5MoF - Ten 5min talks in an hour, on any topic on the 3rd Thursday of the month.
  • W 7:00pm-8:30pm BookBridge! - Informal book club, no assigned reading. Talk about books. Meetup.
  • W TRASH NIGHT - Please take out all three large trash bins!! They are behind the front stairs.

Fridays

  • W 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Open Open for FreeCodeCamp with Paul_H as host
  • W 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Open Open for Chess Meetup!
  • W 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm: Open We are open Friday evenings!
  • W 6:00-7:00 pm Sewing Project Night - Sewing project meetup with free starter fabrics where you can learn how to use our sewing station.

Saturdays

  • W 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Noisebridge is open! Come hack and we may stay open later
  • W 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Let'sMakeStuff: Engineers+Designers+Artist+Make (Meetup Page)
  • W 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Hack on Noisebridge!

Sundays

  • W 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Noisebridge is open!
  • 2nd 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Fabrication 101 2nd Shop Sundays class on safety and basic techniques
  • 3rd March 20, April 17, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm TOOOL-SF locksport meetup of The SF Chapter of the Open Organisation Of Lockpickers.
  • 2nd S April 10, May 8, June 12, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BAHA: Bay Area Hackers' Association Security Hacking Meeting 2nd Sundays at 272 and via Jitsi

Other Bay Area Consortium of Hackerspaces Events

  • Circuit Launch: 3rd Friday 5:30pm-8:30pm Robot Build Night & Fixit Clinic
  • SudoRoom: Hardware Hacking Tuesdays 6:30pm


Want to host your event at Noisebridge? We like seeing classes and talks on interesting things pertaining to wide subject of hacking. Most of all we like seeing familiar faces, please participate in the space and our weekly Tuesday meetings to see if we're the right audience for what you want to share before announcing a new event. Additionally here are some Hosting an Event tips.

Info

Getting Here: How to get from your location to our location.

Intro Poster: How we explain ourselves to new visitors.

Guidelines: History shows that the space runs more smoothly if visitors do (and don't do) certain things. This is a list of them.

Planet Noisebridge: Our blog aggregation service.

The Neighborhood: Nearby restaurants and other businesses.

Vision: Our vision - what our space is all about!

Safety in the Space: What to do in case of an emergency.

Resources: Stuff in the space -- computer network & servers, project areas, tools, bulk orders from Digikey/McMaster/Mouser...

Library: Information pertaining to projects we're working on.

Concepts: A place to share your project ideas and to find like-minds.

Donate or Pay Dues: Here is where you can see how easy it is to Donate to Noisebridge or to pay your monthly Membership Dues.

House Keeping: Information on Housekeeping.

Identity: Logos, stickers, t-shirts and stuff.

Press Coverage: mentions of Noisebridge in the media (both blog and dead tree).

Hackerspace Infos: Howtos, Background, and friendly Hackerspaces elsewhere.

Board and Officers: Information about our formal organization.

Meetings

Meetings every Tuesday at 8 PM US/Pacific at 2169 Mission St., San Francisco This meeting is for members and non-members alike, everyone is welcome. Agenda items tend to typically include introductions, updates on projects happening in the space and upcoming events. Meetings normally end with general socializing and in depth discussion of any topics brought up earlier. We try to keep the formal part under 1 hour and socialize the rest of the evening. Use the Meeting Notes Template to create a new agenda for next week.

Get in Touch

Or just drop by the space. We're here almost all the time, although evenings are best.

Incorporation

Noisebridge is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational membership organization, incorporated in the state of California.
Noisebridge's EIN is 26-3507741.

Scans of our complete 501(c)(3) application are available for download.
Please feel free to use them and hack them for your group's 501(c)(3) application.

Our bylaws are also freely accesssible to all.

i3 Detroit is a hackerspace that is filing for 501(c)(3) status. They have a very nice tutorial on the 501(c)(3) process:
Non-Profit Basics


Status

Noisebridge is up! We began building Noisebridge in February 2007. Since December 2007 we've had regular Tuesday meetings, and rented our first physical space as of October 1st 2008. We quickly outgrew our first space and have been at our much larger 5,200 square-foot second location since October 1st 2009. We are a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization as of July 2009, retroactive to October 2008....

Emergency

In Case of Emergency