[Noisebridge-discuss] New in town

girlgeek girlgeek at wt.net
Sun Nov 6 15:17:03 PST 2011


Correction " So, come by any time, day or night, any day." /But not too 
late at night /

-Claudia

On 11/6/2011 3:10 PM, Mitch Altman wrote:
> 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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