[Noisebridge-discuss] badges? we don't need no stinkin badges!

Alexandra Glowaski alex.glowaski at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 09:33:28 PST 2012


I'm working on a way to make QR code (as well as RFID/etc) patches. I
figure that, once the process is down, any kind of small, wash-safe
technology can be made wearable this way. Any interest?

On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 8:32 AM, rachel lyra hospodar
<rachelyra at gmail.com>wrote:

> I had an idea...
>
> One of the things we've talked about WRT to the gate is using it to sort
> and filter people who are already part of the community, by making it more
> unusual for people to buzz in, we would be alerting people inside that a
> noob was coming..  I have been thinking about how it would be great to be
> able to do a little visual sorting this way, within the space, above and
> beyond "oh, that person has a laptop and doesn't smell too bad, must be a
> hacker"
>
> I am NOT talking about RFID at all, although using QR codes would be super
> cool.  I am envisioning something kind of related to the light-up name tags
> that Miloh's friend makes.  What if we had a special edition of those, or
> something else entirely, that we issued to members and key-trusted people
> in the larger community?  there could be a whole ecology of designs, and if
> you are leet enough to make one then you are hacker enough to stay.  It
> would have to be something that was feasible to carry around a lot of the
> time, so we could build a culture of people displaying their nametag/QR
> code/whatever when they were at noisebridge.  Eventually, if you didnt have
> one it would be because you were either a noob or an oogle.
>
> If we 3d printed the door key, one edition of the badge could somehow
> incorporate it even?  There could be a fun thing where the badges can click
> together, 'mate' if you will, that would provide some sort of peer-to-peer
> authentication.
>
> R.
>
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>
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