[Noisebridge-discuss] /missing/...

jim jim at systemateka.com
Thu Mar 1 10:00:39 PST 2012



    On Tuesday afternoons, starting at 3 PM and going 
until sometime after 6 PM, there have been people 
gathering for related stuff. Would you be willing 
and able to show cable lacing then? 




On Thu, 2012-03-01 at 07:25 -0800, Martin Bogomolni wrote:
> Now that's something I can get behind.
> 
> One of my skills, learned when I was just a young NOCmonkey, is
> professional cable lacing.  When done right, it's art.
> 
> -M
> 
> On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 1:36 AM, Ronald Cotoni <setient at gmail.com> wrote:
> > That is what I was suggesting.  Getting a bit more formal with it. Perhaps
> > even arranging tours of some datacenters in the bay area eventually.
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 12:00 AM, Ben Kochie <superq at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> The rack is mostly noncritical, but the rack list would prefer if it
> >> wasn't hacked on.
> >>
> >> I would be down with organized classes.
> >>
> >> On Feb 29, 2012 11:32 PM, "Ronald Cotoni" <setient at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Hmm.  I like the idea of a place to learn how to properly rack servers
> >>> and even moreso of proper cabling.  Now, I am wondering if we could use the
> >>> rack in the electric closet as an example or something like that.  I mean it
> >>> would be just like working with live stuff.  Would breaking something in the
> >>> electrical closet break internet for everyone?
> >>>
> >>> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 10:25 PM, jim <jim at systemateka.com> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> On Wed, 2012-02-29 at 22:16 -0800, Brian Morris wrote:
> >>>> > I'd sort of reconciled myself to laptops, somebody gave an ancient one
> >>>> > (900mhz) but I need a 15volt 4 amp powerbrick. I already went through
> >>>> > the bins on Tuesday afternoon. It could use a stick of pc100 256mB or
> >>>> > two as well. The main problem is parts are expensiver and hard to find
> >>>> > and graphics cannot be updated.
> >>>> JS: seems to me easy enough to make a power supply that's 15V at 4A
> >>>> with what's lying around. Not pretty, only clumsily portable, but
> >>>> do-able. Finding the RAM is a matter of luck, I'm guessing.
> >>>> >
> >>>> > If there is space in an electrical closet for storage, perhaps we
> >>>> > could establish some basic policy and post it where people can see it.
> >>>> > Labels including a recent date and contact info - or else
> >>>> JS: I'm confused. why an electrical closet? to store what?
> >>>>    The bins and shelves around the electronic equipment
> >>>> have various hackable gizmos. I think the policy is to grab
> >>>> something and tear it apart, use what you like, then put
> >>>> what you've built in some safe place (like your house or,
> >>>> if you're brave, "your member shelf"). I'm guessing you
> >>>> have something different in mind.
> >>>>
> >>>> >
> >>>> > On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 9:44 PM, jim <jim at systemateka.com> wrote:
> >>>> >
> >>>> >
> >>>> >            What I would like a lot is that we all stop being
> >>>> >         hasty. It's easy to get off on doing stuff and making
> >>>> >         things better and fighting evil-doers and making things
> >>>> >         more in our images and so on.
> >>>> >            Take it easier, don't take things too seriously,
> >>>> >         relax, accept, focus on a personal creation, even if
> >>>> >         the FBI or Salvadore Dali Lama or some pornographers
> >>>> >         show up....
> >>>> >            I like that the place gets clean and cleaned of a
> >>>> >         bunch of crap that piles up, but in the fervor to
> >>>> >         accomplish goodness a bunch of people have been hurt
> >>>> >         and there's been toxic division. How about making a
> >>>> >         point to take more time, not one week but one month.
> >>>> >         Sure it takes more time to get less done, but it's
> >>>> >         worth protecting the things that matter most--each
> >>>> >         others' reasons to be here, no matter how wacky.
> >>>> >
> >>>> >
> >>>> >
> >>>> >
> >>>> >
> >>>> >         On Wed, 2012-02-29 at 20:33 -0800, Ben Kochie wrote:
> >>>> >         > I talked to jim and it is likely the 1U computer was put in
> >>>> >         ewaste.
> >>>> >         > This is my fault for not reviewing things more closely. My
> >>>> >         criteria
> >>>> >         > for ewaste is fairly harsh.  I have already offered to
> >>>> >         replace the
> >>>> >         > machine.
> >>>> >         >
> >>>> >         > On Feb 28, 2012 5:57 PM, "maestro" <maestro415 at gmail.com>
> >>>> >         wrote:
> >>>> >         >         # in the bullshit taking shit out of turing the tote
> >>>> >         has been
> >>>> >         >         found and seems to have things in tact, however...
> >>>> >         >         # the pc tower that was with it has NOT been found
> >>>> >         and was
> >>>> >         >         clearly tagged turing and had cardboard taped over
> >>>> >         that...
> >>>> >         >         # where is this computer?...
> >>>> >         >         # jim has a single unit computer that belongs to his
> >>>> >         friend
> >>>> >         >         that was in the "rack" room adjacent to the library
> >>>> >         where the
> >>>> >         >         house rack(s) are...
> >>>> >         >         # where is this computer?
> >>>> >         >
> >>>> >         >         end comments
> >>>> >         >
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