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

jim jim at systemateka.com
Tue Jan 4 19:25:50 PST 2011


   thanks. i put a fluorescent fixture on a table in 
the turing classroom to use to test bulbs, which i 
hope to do thursday AM and mid-day (among other 
things). 


On Tue, 2011-01-04 at 18:33 -0800, girlgeek_wt wrote:
> 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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