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

Tom noisebridge at flamsmark.com
Thu Feb 16 11:54:43 PST 2012


I am spectacularly interested in QRcode patches, and not just as a
proto-authentication technology for Noisebridge.

On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 9:33 AM, Alexandra Glowaski <alex.glowaski at gmail.com
> wrote:

> 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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