[Noisebridge-discuss] Upstairs door latch mechanism?
shannon at scatter.com
Sat Feb 11 21:47:39 PST 2012
"noisebridge has a lot to offer the homeless" is not at all the point, I
think. Lots of places have lots of things to offer the homeless; and it
seems to be a repeating pattern that wherever people offer a space to the
homeless, the homeless make the space something nobody else wants to be in.
this has happened to the public libraries, it has happened to public
parks, it has happened to all the lovely public squares around city hall.
Honestly, I do not feel at all obligated to provide services to the
homeless at Noisebridge. Lots of spaces provide services to the homeless
here in San Francisco. We should focus on providing services to hackers.
And before someone says "what about homeless hackers" maybe just save your
cleverness for a giant robot, hmmm?
On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 7:52 PM, jim <jim at systemateka.com> wrote:
> Seems to me that Noisebridge has a lot to offer homeless
> and SRO dwellers and others in constrained circumstances: Our
> tools and LAN and library and such seem a really good fit.
> Thanks for the link to Getting_in ; I have to say that
> none of it seemed workable for me, some of it was beyond my
> experience to make sense out of it
> Run this
> cat noisebridge_golf|xxd -r -p|gunzip
> I'm familiar with Unix shells. It makes no sense to me to run
> the text blob; and the cat command makes no sense without
> knowing on what machine and with what current directory to
> pipe the cat command to the xxd command.
> On Sat, 2012-02-11 at 15:33 -0800, Tao wrote:
> > Chris rocks. He was talking about one of the awesome ways listed at
> > I am really deeply offended at the presumption and accusation that he
> was breaking in. We need to treat each other with respect.
> > I have plenty of friends who are homeless or living in an SRO or other
> nonstandard living conditions, and that says nothing about their ability to
> be a hacker or an opera singer. There is no reason to be prejudiced.
> > What matters is your attitude, use of the space, and care for it.
> > Peace,
> > Tao
> > Sent from my iPhone
> > On Feb 11, 2012, at 14:34, Christopher Maujean <cmaujean at gmail.com>
> > > On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 9:31 AM, maestro <maestro415 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> # +1 jim...
> > >> # i am very interested to know this as well...
> > >> # are you breaking into noisebridge hence showing others on the
> street (that
> > >> you don't even know are watching you, and everyone is ALWAYS watching
> in the
> > >> mission and you won't see them) how to get in...
> > >> # perhaps this is why so many dodgy fucks have started getting in and
> > >> attracted to the door...
> > >> # word of mouth is quick on the streets...
> > >>
> > >> end comments
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 1:15 AM, jim <jim at well.com> wrote:
> > >>> ...
> > >>> i'm curious to know how you get in without buzzing.
> > >>> people are different; seems better not to judge, at least
> > >>> not right away.
> > >>>
> > >
> > > As far as getting in goes, I open the front door using the methods
> > > listed on the wiki, meaning, I walk up to the door, manipulate my
> > > phone for a moment, and the door unlocks. I go inside, firmly shut it
> > > behind me, climb the stairs, and use the space, I've never let anyone
> > > in for any reason, and don't plan to until I possibly gain membership
> > > in the future, at which point I'll consider the concept.
> > >
> > > My earlier point about myself was, don't judge people for being
> > > homeless or living in an SRO, judge them for using the space
> > > inappropriately. Having a standard living situation is not a
> > > prerequisite to being a hacker.
> > >
> > > --Christopher
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