Noisebridge

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We are Noisebridge

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
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2 blocks South of 16th & Mission BART
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Proudly providing hack nights for the Occupy Movement in SF, OAK & CAL. Find other hackerspaces helping.
Five Minutes of Fame
5MoF is our monthly variety talks night. Ten 5 minute talks within an hour. Talks can be shorter, but not longer, than five minutes. Subjects are anything and everything, if you get bored of one, it's ok, it'll be over in less than 5 minutes. Come and join us. Thursday, March 15th, 8pm! Sign up!.
Create With Us!

Our 5,200 square-foot space (483m2) 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 (all ages, all skill levels), 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.

Front door to our space at 2169 Mission
Arduino for Total Newbies Workshop at Noisebridge
A space to learn and create neat things
Soldering Workshop at Noisebridge
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Hacking, it's more than just electronics
Craft hacking
Cover of the current issue of ZiP, a Noisebridge Zine in Progress
Weekly Tuesday speed-dating night

Events and Classes

Full Event Listing | Unofficial Google Calendar

Represent Yourself! An Unconference for Horizontalist Organizers

Happening at Noisebridge March 15-18.

You don't need to be a member to take or give a class or workshop at Noisebridge. All are welcome! Please see our events hosting page for more details.

Key:
E - Every week.
1st - Certain weeks, e.g. 1st week only.
-2nd - Except certain weeks, or other schedule exceptions.

Sundays


Mondays

(We need someone to commit to opening/closing on Monday!)

Super Tuesdays!

  • E 7:00 pm Noisebridge Weekly Meeting - Introducing new people and events to the space, general discussion, and decision-making on key issues. 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 also join online via Jitsi.

Wednesdays

  • (Looking for a Wednesday host!)

Thursdays

  • E 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm Space is open!
  • E 6:00 pm NeurotechX SF hacknights, check on NeuroTechSF meetup, https://www.meetup.com/NeuroTechSF/
  • 3rdE 8:00 pm to 9:00pm Five Minutes of Fame a.k.a. 5MoF - Ten 5min talks in an hour, on any topic on the 3rd Thursday of the month.
  • TRASH NIGHT - Please take out all three large [trash] bins!! They are behind the front stairs.

Fridays

  • E 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Open Open for FreeCodeCamp with Paul_H as host
  • * E 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm: Open We are open Friday evenings!

Saturdays

  • E 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Noisebridge is open! Come hack and we may stay open later
  • August 14, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Art opening party for sailorhg's beautiful circuit hacking mural! There will be cookies shaped like electronic components! Mural is upstairs; eating and drinking on first floor outdoors only.
  • August 21, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm HackComedy! Comedy night run by Victor! Donations welcome! Details to come.


You don't need to be a member to take or give a class or workshop at Noisebridge. All are welcome!

Want to host your event at Noisebridge? We like seeing classes and talks on interesting things pertaining to various subjects 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

Intro Poster: How we explain ourselves to new visitors.

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

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

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

Identity: A collection of resources revolving around our identity and logo.

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

Get in Touch

          Noisebridge
          2261 Market Street #235-A
          San Francisco, CA 94114

Hackerspace Passports accepted here
  • Or just drop by the space. We're open almost all the time (24/7), and everyone is welcome -- all ages, all skill levels:

          2169 Mission St, 3rd floor
          San Francisco, CA 94103

  • Here is a digital blueprint of the Noisebridge space as of the end of December, 2011.

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.