[Noisebridge-discuss] Rooster watch, round 1 (documenting sleepers at NB)

Tao Neuendorffer Flaherty neuendorffer at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 2 16:25:35 PST 2012

I think the best thing to do is to put up signs! I slept on the couch of the CS lounge in college; how would I know not to do that here?

Noisebridge is a place for action; come here any time or day or night to sew your pocket belt or read about JavaScript or discuss robot construction. Do not turn the lights out and sleep; that's very bad for the energetic atmosphere.

Have folders or bulletin boards where we can all recommend other local places for getting food or a nap.

Tao Flaherty

On Feb 2, 2012, at 15:42, Christina Olson <daravinne at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
>> solvable.
>> https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Rooster_Brigade
>> 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.
>> -Kelly
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