[Noisebridge-discuss] Noisebridge Noisy Awesomeness
rachel at xtreme.com
Thu Mar 8 18:24:17 PST 2012
Rayc, thanks for this. I appreciate the time and energy you have contributed and continue to contribute. This is an excellent State Of Noisebridge report.
On Mar 8, 2012, at 16:54, Robert Chu <robertayoungchu at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Noisebridge Community,
> The intention of this email is to let the community know some of the positive changes that have occurred at Noisebridge.
> This is from my view point and I think that I am able to best give these pointers as I am here the most (as I live two blocks away). I usually get to Noisebridge at around 5:00pm and leave at around 8:00pm; yet it is common for me to pull 16-24 hour days here-yes without sleeping in the space.
> - NOBODY NO LONGER SLEEPS AT NOISEBRIDGE.
> - THE DYNAMICS OF NOISEBRIDGE AT NIGHT HAS DRAMATICALLY CHANGED FROM PEOPLE CAMPING OUT AND JUST BEING HERE FOR A WARM PLACE TO HACKERS ACTUALLY HACKING AT NIGHT.
> - THE MAJORITY OF THE PEOPLE WHO WERE CAUSING THE PROBLEMS OF THE SPACE HAVE BEEN ASKED POLITELY TO NOT CAUSE TROUBLE AND OR LEAVE.
> - "PLEASE HELP KEEP NOISEBRIDGE TIDY BY KEEPING THIS AREA CLEAN" SIGNS HAVE BEEN DEPLOYED ON EVERY HIGH TRAFFIC TABLE, WHICH CONTRIBUTES TO THE CLEAN STATE THAT NOISEBRIDGE IS STILL AND HAS BEEN IN FOR ABOUT THREE WEEKS NOW.
> - PEOPLE ARE CARING ABOUT THE SPACE (AS IT SHOWS PARTLY WITH HOW CLEAN THE SPACE STAYS/PEOPLES POSITIVE ATTITUDES HERE).
> - A LOT OF GOOD, QUALITY, PEOPLE WHO HAVE BACKGROUNDS IN TECH (SOME FORM OR ANOTHER) OFTEN COMPLEMENT THE SPACE, HOW CLEAN, AND TOGETHER IT IS, AND CONTINUE COMING BACK.
> - THERE ARE STILL NEW FILLED OUT APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP.
> - THE NOISEBRIDGE COMMUNITY AT LARGE IS A LOT MORE PROACTIVE AT DEALING WITH SKETCHINESS AND OR SKETCHY/SKETCHY PEOPLE.
> - IT DOESN'T TAKE RAYC A WHOLE DAY TO CLEAN UP NOISEBRIDGE BECAUSE THE PEOPLE KEEP IT CLEAN (AS IT HAS BEEN KEPT CLEAN AFTER CHM AND BUSY WEDNESDAY NIGHTS; EVEN 5OF).
> - WE DON'T HAVE ANYBODY IN THE SPACE THAT DOESN'T CONTRIBUTE/HACK/LEARN.
> - I'VE SPOKEN WITH QUITE A FEW PEOPLE WHO DON'T KNOW TECH BUT USE THE SPACE A LOT, AND ARE ENTHUSIASTIC ABOUT LEARNING DIFFERENT THINGS.
> - WE HAVE PROFESSIONALS WHO ATTEND SOWING CRAFTING OR WHATEVER AND LOVE THE SPACE.
> - IT HAD TAKEN ONLY AN HOUR TO SET UP FOR THE 150 PEOPLE AYAHUASCA EVENT, AND EVEN AFTER THAT NOISEBRIDGE WAS STILL LEFT IN AN IMMACULATE STATE. COOL PEOPLE FROM THAT EVENT HAVE EVEN COME BACK TO LASER, DONATE ELECTRONICS, AND HACK!
> In addition, I am still working with everybody and am openly communicating about the Faux_pas http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faux_pas that I performed by moving the member shelves; however the focus of this email is to shed some light on the negativity at large that I feel is because of the state of what Noisebridge has been in and not the new state that Noisebridge is in now; which to me is a healthier community state in which people can actually come back to Noisebridge to Hack.
> So come to or come back to Noisebridge to hack.
> My name is Rayc and I hack from San Francisco's very own Hackerspace Noisebridge and with the Noisebridge Community.
> AND... I would like to personally like to thank all of the members, supporters, and past supporters, creating such an awesome hackerspace. As it has been said that despite the drama "Noisebridge is the best hackerspace on the West Coast."
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