[Noisebridge-discuss] Classroom use: Ben & Shannon

jim jim at systemateka.com
Sun Feb 12 14:43:10 PST 2012


    By "Church" do you mean the eastern-most classroom 
that's open to the windows? I believe that's the Church 
classroom and the inner classroom is called Turing. 
    Good point about whiteboards. 



On Sun, 2012-02-12 at 12:13 -0800, Mike Schachter wrote:
> I've been holding classes in the Church room for like a year
> or two, and never had a problem with people camping out
> in there. If they are, I let them know a class is about to go
> on, and that they're welcome to stay. John has attended
> several of these classes and has never caused any issues.
> 
> The real problem with the Church room is how dark it is,
> and how many whiteboards there are not. The lack of
> whiteboards is really devastating to a worthwhile classroom
> environment.
> 
>   mike
> 
> 
> On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 11:13 AM, John Ellis <neurofog at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Jim,
> >
> > The problem is that Ben & Shannon decided the "rule" is that room should be
> > vacated and available incase a group wants to meet, hypothetically, as no
> > actual group was scheduled. And told us to get out of there. We never
> > claimed to be having a group meeting, and they didn't claim to have a group
> > either. It's a relatively quiet area of Noisebridge, usually.
> >
> > If they had a problem with a particular person, they need to speak up, not
> > hide behind their created rules enforced onto others.
> >
> > -John
> >
> >
> > On Saturday, February 11, 2012, jim wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>    There is only one rule: be excellent to each other.
> >>
> >>    Did they claim you were presenting a non-existent class
> >> or did they claim to be presenting a non-existent class?
> >>    I've claimed the Turing classroom for some class-like
> >> events (study groups, linux discussion) and occasionally
> >> have shared the room with others who had separate
> >> interests but wanted to be in that space. No problem in
> >> those cases.
> >>    What problem existed in your case?
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On Sat, 2012-02-11 at 15:44 -0800, John Ellis wrote:
> >> > I find Ben & Shannon's behavior in ordering myself and Laurent out of
> >> > the classroom for a non-existent class totally unexcellent.
> >> > Who made this rule?
> >> >
> >> > -John
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
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