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

Ben Kochie superq at gmail.com
Thu Feb 2 18:45:05 PST 2012


I don't think signs are going to help.  It is a repeatedly stated policy
that noisebridge is not for sleeping.

We have warned specific repeat offenders.  They continue to ignore the rule
because we have no will to enforce it.

This is a step towards enforcement.
On Feb 2, 2012 4:25 PM, "Tao Neuendorffer Flaherty" <
neuendorffer at googlemail.com> wrote:

> 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.
>
> Peace,
> 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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