[Noisebridge-discuss] What has become of the bedbug issue?

Danny O'Brien danny at spesh.com
Sat Jul 9 12:45:41 PDT 2011


I am an anarcho-decentralist-shaman, the answer you need is held in a
distributed hash table (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Distributed_hash_table)
scattered across the Internets. Indeed what you might be finding is *bits*
of distributed hash...

d.


On Sat, Jul 9, 2011 at 12:17 PM, rachel lyra hospodar
<rachelyra at gmail.com>wrote:

> What if the concern I want the shaman to address is all the dirt that
> someone keeps sprinkling in all the textiles?  Design *that* experiment!
>
> mediumreality.com
> On Jul 9, 2011 11:51 AM, "Shannon Lee" <shannon at scatter.com> wrote:
> > I think that we should appoint Danny to the position of Bedbug Shaman,
> and
> > that he should conduct weekly rituals in which we dance around the
> > space, sprinkling diatomaceous earth on all the textiles while loudly
> > chanting "Somehow I doubt that pests are impressed by plans and
> discussion."
> >
> >
> > Obviously the sniffing dogs should play a prominent role.
> >
> > We can call this the Ritual Purging of the Eisenbugs; we'll have a
> section
> > of the ceremony where everyone can publicly air their unfalsifiable -- or
> > difficult to reproduce -- fears, concerns and problems; the Bedbug Shaman
> > can carefully listen to each concern, and then either declare the concern
> > Unfalsifiable, and thus Banished into the Outer Darkness, or can
> prescribe
> > an Experiment by which the fear, concern, or problem can be confirmed or
> > falsified; the person bringing the Concern to the Bedbug Shaman is then
> > required to perform the experiment, bearing the cost in time and treasure
> > him or herself, and to publish the result, before he or she is permitted
> to
> > publicly bring up the Concern again.
> >
> > When the Eisenbugs have been Purged, we can partake in a ritual drinking
> of
> > Kombucha and sing the Eisenbug Song.
> >
> > All hail Danny, His Holiness the Bedbug Shaman!
> >
> > --S
> > On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 4:57 PM, Aya Shirai <ashirai at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Sounds like everything is clear, but in the event we need it, I have
> >> access to a large bag of diatomaceous earth.
> >>
> >> On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 10:58 AM, Rameen <emprameen at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > Hooray!
> >> >
> >> > On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 10:45 AM, Danny O'Brien <danny at spesh.com>
> wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 10:41 AM, Jay Reynolds Freeman
> >> >> <jay_reynolds_freeman at mac.com> wrote:
> >> >>>
> >> >>> The only on the mailing list were a "mostly clear but maybe
> >> >>> in this couch" by a sniffer dog in late May, and that there were
> >> >>> some bedbug traps set out. There was a plan to retest in late
> >> >>> June, which was what prompted my original mailing -- has that
> >> >>> happened?; I was also wondering whether anyone had checked the
> >> >>> traps, and how often ...
> >> >>
> >> >> The bedbug traps haven't caught anything -- the first ones were
> >> actually,
> >> >> by accident, right next to the couch in question, and didn't catch
> >> anything.
> >> >>
> >> >>>
> >> >>> Somehow I doubt that pests are impressed by plans and discussion;
> >> >>>
> >> >>> I was asking what had happened.
> >> >>>
> >> >>> -- Jay Reynolds Freeman
> >> >>> ---------------------
> >> >>> Jay_Reynolds_Freeman at mac.com
> >> >>> http://web.mac.com/jay_reynolds_freeman (personal web site)
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>> On Jul 8, 2011, at 10:30 AM, Christina Olson wrote:
> >> >>>
> >> >>> It has been confirmed that there are none at the space in reality
> and
> >> we
> >> >>> discussed ways to make sure bedbugs don't end up in the space, such
> as
> >> not
> >> >>> bringing random couches in and not leaving your backpack sitting on
> the
> >> >>> furniture. Sometime in the future we could have a class to make
> custom
> >> >>> furniture to replace the current janky adopted couches and chairs,
> but
> >> >>> that's nebulous and distant at the moment.
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>> NOW CAN WE ALL STOP TALKING ABOUT BEDBUGS KTHX
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>> On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 10:16 AM, Jay Reynolds Freeman
> >> >>> <jay_reynolds_freeman at mac.com> wrote:
> >> >>> Speaking of things that seem to have fallen off the mailing lists,
> >> >>> what has become of the issue of the possibility of bedbugs at
> >> >>> Noisebridge?
> >> >>>
> >> >>> -- Jay Reynolds Freeman
> >> >>> ---------------------
> >> >>> Jay_Reynolds_Freeman at mac.com
> >> >>> http://web.mac.com/jay_reynolds_freeman (personal web site)
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
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> > --
> > Shannon Lee
> > (503) 539-3700
> >
> > "Any sufficiently analyzed magic is indistinguishable from science."
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