[Noisebridge-discuss] A modest proposal.

Shannon Lee shannon at scatter.com
Thu Feb 9 14:40:05 PST 2012


I really like the idea of coming up with measures we can implement with
specific and short sunset clauses -- "we're having members-only hours for
two weeks" or "we're cutting the buzzer wire for two week" that way we
don't have to feel like whatever we do is Forever (and therefore Dangerous
and Important and stuff).

--S

On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 2:17 PM, Ronald Cotoni <setient at gmail.com> wrote:

> I like Kelly's solution to this problem.  The biggest problem I see is
> doing nothing at all and people blocking it for silly and illogical
> reasons.  I also like the idea of a member or a trusted person being
> responsible for a guest.  The way I see it is if we want a 24/7 space it is
> a great thing.  With all great things, come great responsibility and we are
> avoiding that.
>
> What I would suggest is temporarily closing at night until we implement
> something better than what is going on now(nothing).  We could vote every
> week on it.  This way Nosebridge is a safer drama free place for now and
> will hopefully motivate the "No members hours" people to get going.
>
> Please be aware I am not a member and would most likely be affected by
> Nosebridge not being open at night.
>
>
> On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 2:09 PM, Wladyslaw Zbikowski <
> embeddedlinuxguy at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Guys, I don't know if you're all unaware of this, but a number of
>> people who chronically use Noisebridge for not-hacking already have
>> the damn keys.
>>
>> I propose a simple question as shibboleth: "Do you want to hack?"
>> Those who answer rightly may pass.
>>
>> What's the point of securing the door without a clear criterion of who
>> belongs on which side?
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 4:45 PM, Shannon Lee <shannon at scatter.com> wrote:
>> > +1
>> >
>> > On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 1:43 PM, tedward <arbzed at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Proposal:
>> >>
>> >> After a certain time in the evening, the buzzer is automatically
>> disabled.
>> >>  If you want to access the space after that time, you need to either
>> have a
>> >> key (meaning presumably you have been around the community for a bit
>> and
>> >> gained someone's trust) or else interact via telephone with someone
>> who is
>> >> already inside and convince them to let you in (maybe this person has
>> to
>> >> actually walk downstairs to open the door).  It seems to me that this
>> would
>> >> satisfy our minimal trust criteria without greatly altering the
>> >> space's accessibility for users who don't intent to burgle, assault, or
>> >> inhabit.
>> >>
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>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Shannon Lee
>> > (503) 539-3700
>> >
>> > "Any sufficiently analyzed magic is indistinguishable from science."
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>
>
> --
> Ronald Cotoni
> Systems Engineer
>
>


-- 
Shannon Lee
(503) 539-3700

"Any sufficiently analyzed magic is indistinguishable from science."
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