[Noisebridge-discuss] Entry & Security
girlgeek at wt.net
Fri Feb 10 19:35:57 PST 2012
I certainly wasn't criticizing the video. It's awesome.
Last meeting, with all that mass of members.....There were a half dozen
oogles on the couches, not hacking, not doing any harm. NO ONE
(including me) invited them to leave.
I had the distinct feeling that they were waiting for the place to clear
out so that they could get some sleep.
On 2/10/2012 5:17 PM, Jake wrote:
> the answer to your very valid question is that at least with the video
> at the door, people can make an informed decision whether to let
> someone in or not. If the person looking at the monitor decides that
> it's a fine time to invite a young oogle with his backpack & dog into
> the space, they can decide to buzz them in.
> if the person in the space doesn't think it's a good time, because
> there were recently problems with that sort of thing, they have the
> option of deciding not to buzz the person in.
> ants, being very social creatures, have a great method for deciding
> what food to bring home. When an ant finds a food they like, they
> bring it home (in their stomach) and leave a trail of tiny deposits of
> the food leading back to where they found it.
> When an ant is leaving the nest in search of food, they can sample the
> various trails leading away from the nest and use their own judgement
> as to which trails to follow, or which to ignore.
> We at noisebridge have the option to do the same; make our own
> decisions about who we let in, based on our own judgement and knowledge.
> By the way, please remember that the alternative to the video monitor
> is having ZERO visual information about who is buzzing the door.
> IT COULD BE THE COPS.
> Claudia wrote:
> Excluding the couple of people who have been ostracized by consesus
> In the history of Noisebridge how many people have been refused entry?
> My guess is maybe 2.
> What about video at the door is going to convince anyone upstairs to
> refuse entry to a young oogle with his backpack & dog in tow?
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