[Noisebridge-discuss] Please make the tube display go away

jim jim at systemateka.com
Thu Feb 16 08:44:28 PST 2012


Rubin's suggestion is do-ocratic. 




On Wed, 2012-02-15 at 19:51 -0800, Tom L wrote:
> Rubin, if you want to make an improvement to the periscope, please do!
> I think several folks in the space would really appreciate something
> that doesn't make ambient noise like that CRT. An LCD would probably
> use a lot less power, and be easier to mount on the wall rather than
> on a table. Do you have an LCD panel which you could hook up to the
> video input? If you know where we could get one, I'd be happy to work
> on it with you tomorrow evening.
> 
> However, It's not okay to threaten to destroy it just because you
> disagree with one of the implementation details (which was limited by
> resource availability). Holding the periscope hostage to coerce
> someone else to implement the fix you want is not acceptable. If you
> really have a problem with the periscope, please bring it up at a
> meeting.
> 
> If you can't switch it off because everyone else wants it to be on,
> that should really be a signal that there are a range of opinions. If
> you're really, seriously concerned about the periscope, come talk
> about it at Policy Wonks, at the access working group, or at next
> week's meeting.
> 
> On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 6:05 PM, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:
>         I can kill two personally opinionated birds with one stone by
>         leaving
>         the horrible tube TV that's by the door along with the camera
>         and cable
>         setup that many Noisebridgers have asked to never be installed
>         in the
>         first place, on the street...
>         
>         OR...
>         
>         Could whoever the group was that setup the TV next to the main
>         door swap
>         it out with and LCD with a sleep time out or something that
>         doesn't emit
>         a high pitched whine that makes me not want to be in the space
>         more than
>         any other social problem Noisebridge has ever faced.
>         
>         The response "just turn it off when not in use" isn't valid
>         and will be
>         ignored, since no one else in the space seems to want to keep
>         it off.
>         
>         --
>         Rubin
>         rubin at starset.net
>         
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