[Noisebridge-discuss] Rooster watch, round 1 (documenting sleepers at NB)
daravinne at gmail.com
Thu Feb 2 15:42:28 PST 2012
uh, wat. talking directly to people who are actively sleeping at the
moment is one thing, but calculated gathering of data, whether
photographs, descriptions, or lists of belongings, without permission
is a completely different thing. this is a privacy invasion and a
witch hunt. i do not support this.
PS plz append [drama] tag as necessary kthx
On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 1:39 PM, Kelly <hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi noisefolks,
> Since the sleeper controversy seems to be especially problematic
> lately, I'm trying to coordinate some data collection about the
> sleeping problem. Clearly, once we can graph the problem, it will be
> I've made a wiki page for the Rooster Brigade, a volunteer group of
> noisebridgers who are willing to stand up (or sit down and type) and
> name people who are sleeping at Noisebridge. The goal of this effort
> is partly so daytime noisebridgers can learn about the nocturnal
> community, but also so that the nocturnal community can learn about
> the goals of the larger community. Hopefully if we pool our collective
> knowledge about frustrating confrontations and habitual sleepers, some
> sort of consensus can arise about how to address the problem.
> Here's how you can help!
> 1. If you see someone sleeping at noisebridge, find out who they are.
> This can be accomplished by asking others in the space, photographing
> them and asking someone later, or waking them and asking yourself.
> 2. Write their name on the wiki on the day and time you encountered
> them sleeping. A brief description of the situation is also helpful.
> Were they faceplanted in a soldering iron? Did they have a sleeping
> bag, luggage or houseplants?
> Thanks very much for your participation. When we have enough data, I
> will fit it to a general linear model and we can all argue about
> correcting for multiple comparisons.
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