[Noisebridge-discuss] $500 donation - How many geeks does it take to change a light bulb?

girlgeek_wt girlgeek at wt.net
Tue Jan 4 18:33:47 PST 2011


Jim,
I replaced the bulbs in the light in Turing that is adjacent (and on the 
same line) as the light that works.  They don't work, but at least the 
bulbs are new.
-Claudia
On 1/4/2011 10:18 AM, jim wrote:
>
>     good point. however, my guess is that we can save
> more money on electricity by improving lights than
> by improving computers. doing both seems a good
> thing.
>     as to lights, LEDs are relatively expensive and
> their reliability is as yet unproven (i think a
> matter of assembly in the manufacturing process
> rather than intrinsic failure of LEDs themselves).
> Seems to me best that we figure out places where
> LED lamps can be well-used and then beg for
> donations rather than spend money from noisebridge
> coffers.
>
>
>
> On Tue, 2011-01-04 at 09:18 -0800, Dr. Jesus wrote:
>> Replacing the existing servers with lower power models like
>> pandaboards might provide the most long-term benefit to the
>> organization.  Our power rate goes up in March and I'd like to do what
>> I can to reduce consumption before then.
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 1:44 AM, Patrick Keys<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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