[Noisebridge-discuss] $500 donation - what would noisebridge do with it?

Glen Jarvis glen at glenjarvis.com
Tue Jan 4 14:58:34 PST 2011


I downloaded blue-prints for a tardis ages ago. I'm certain I still have
them in my projects folder if people are serious in  building.

Cheers,


Glen

On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 2:08 PM, Sean Cusack <sean.p.cusack at gmail.com> wrote:

> So, I wouldn't be able to do much (any?) of the inside work, but I'd
> probably be OK at building the actual blue box. But I think your idea sounds
> pretty neat Patrick.
>
> If one or two other people are interested in helping to build the tardis
> shell (like the blue box itself), and if you'd be willing to help support a
> portion of it Patrick, I wouldn't mind getting started on it. If there is
> some interest, hit reply, and I can set up a wiki page when I'm home from
> work.
>
> Sean
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 1:33 PM, aestetix aestetix <aestetix at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Incidentally, we actually did this about a year ago for an act of positive
>> civil disobedience:
>>
>> http://oneletterwonder.com/2010/04/19/the_video_from_call_the_mayor/
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 12:56 PM, Patrick Keys <citizenkeys at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> I'm all for a phone booth with a closing door to take private phone
>>> calls in peace.  Google has one in their lobby in Mountain View (we saw
>>> it on our fieldtrip there the other day), complete with a "Google Voice"
>>> label on it.  Theirs is red, though, so technically it can't be a tardis
>>> (which, by definition, must be blue).  It looks exactly like this:
>>> http://techcrunch.com/2010/08/25/google-voice-phone-booth/
>>>
>>> If we got the booth itself, we already have payphones, and could wire it
>>> with video chat and free voice-over-ip.
>>>
>>> Hmm...
>>>
>>>
>>> Patrick
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 1/4/2011 10:55 AM, Sean Cusack wrote:
>>> > Ummm...the case could be used to start building a TARDIS to be entered
>>> > into this competition. If we win we get a private Dr. Who screening and
>>> > all the Doctor Who DVDs ever made (which is a metric shitload):
>>> > http://www.wheresthetardis.com/
>>> > We could put it next to one of those public toilets in union square or
>>> > someplace for awhile to distract the tourists (and then we would have a
>>> > little private room too after we're done making it!)
>>> > And even if we don't win, we could use it to go back in time by a week
>>> > and enter again.
>>> > Sean
>>> >
>>> > On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 10:36 AM, aestetix aestetix <aestetix at gmail.com
>>> > <mailto:aestetix at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>> >
>>> >     Velvet pillows in the tea room? ;)
>>> >
>>> >     On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 10:30 AM, Patrick Keys <
>>> citizenkeys at gmail.com
>>> >     <mailto:citizenkeys at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>> >
>>> >         [...]
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >         I'd like to spend the money on at least several different
>>> >         things, for
>>> >         example $100 on the electrical materials, $200 on computer
>>> >         equipment,
>>> >         and $200 on something else.
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >         Patrick
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >         On 1/4/2011 10:23 AM, jim wrote:
>>> >          >
>>> >          >     $500.00 is significant money for which patrick may
>>> >          > want 501(c)3 tax credit, in which case he should give
>>> >          > the money to the treasurer.
>>> >          >     i am sympathetic to respecting donors' wishes to
>>> >          > donate things and/or money for specific purposes. i'm
>>> >          > also sympathetic to rejecting such dedicated
>>> >          > donations if they're more hassle than valuable. but
>>> >          > i'm not aware of any way-inappropriate or high-hassle
>>> >          > factor donations so far.
>>> >          >
>>> >          >
>>> >          >
>>> >          >
>>> >          > On Tue, 2011-01-04 at 01:52 -0800, Albert Sweigart wrote:
>>> >          >> Honestly, I think rent would be the best way that money can
>>> >         be used
>>> >          >> even if it is not the most visible. We currently don't
>>> accept
>>> >          >> donations for specific projects because it creates an
>>> >         overhead for the
>>> >          >> treasurer&  co. If you know of some people working on
>>> things
>>> >         at NB,
>>> >          >> it'd probably be easier to give them the money directly.
>>> >          >>
>>> >          >> -Al
>>> >          >>
>>> >          >> On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 1:44 AM, Patrick
>>> >         Keys<citizenkeys at gmail.com <mailto:citizenkeys at gmail.com>>
>>>  wrote:
>>> >          >>> Long story short, I get paid next week.  I had planned and
>>> >         budgeted a
>>> >          >>> month ago to donate $500 to Noisebridge, with the
>>> condition
>>> >         that the
>>> >          >>> money be spent on some sort of improvements, projects, or
>>> >         combination of
>>> >          >>> things that we generally agree (members and non-members
>>> >         alike) would
>>> >          >>> improve the space (not rent).
>>> >          >>>
>>> >          >>> So use this thread to discuss and reach a consensus.
>>> >          >>>
>>> >          >>>
>>> >          >>> Patrick
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