[Noisebridge-discuss] New in town

Mitch Altman maltman23 at hotmail.com
Sun Nov 6 15:10:16 PST 2011


99.9999% of founders of startups also do not get rich (just stressed out). If you're looking to get rich as a primary goal, then this email list is probably not the best suited for your goals.  On the other hand, if you're interested in exploring and (ultimately) doing what you love, whether or not it makes you money (and with a decent possibility that it may), then you've found the right place!
In any case, welcome to San Francisco.  Since, from your short description, it sounds like it is home for awhile, I hope you will love it here.  You are always welcome at Noisebridge, as long as you follow our one rule:  Be excellent to each other.  So, come by any time, day or night, any day. Not just programming, but also cooking, sewing, craft, art, photography, machine shop, electronics, lock picking, biology, space exploration, science, German language, and many other areas of interest are explored and supported at Noisebridge. Best,Mitch.  ----------------------
 > From: will.sargent at gmail.com
> Date: Sun, 6 Nov 2011 11:53:10 -0800
> To: advocate at gmail.com
> CC: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] New in town
> 
> Ultimately, what defines you as a geek is your involvement in geeky things.
> 
> A good start is learning a programming language.  Noisebridge has
> classes you can attend and a library.  There are also various meetup
> groups that hold "introduction to programming" classes.
> 
> Startups do not (always) mean having fun and getting rich (unless
> you're the founder), and Noisebridge is not really the place to look
> for it.  If you talk to YCombinator, they should be able to point you
> to the right place.
> 
> Will.
> 
> On Sun, Nov 6, 2011 at 11:33 AM, Advocate <advocate at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm not a maker, I'm not an IT guru, I'm not particularly geeky or nerdy or
> > dweeby. I was set off-track for all those things when I was a kid but now...
> > Now I'm in the Bay Area and I'm ready to catch up.
> >
> > I moved here with no plan and no backup. Things are going relatively well
> > but I need help finding work which can accommodate someone who is only a
> > little geeky, a little maker/burnerish, pretty intelligent and well-read but
> > has lead a stupid mundane life for quite awhile.
> >
> > Anyone have a startup I can get in on, do random general
> > creative/intellectual work, have a great deal of fun and get rich?
> >
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