[Noisebridge-discuss] Noisebridge Noisy Awesomeness
jareddunne at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 22:53:04 PST 2012
I can confirm that Noisebridge felt quite excellent tonight. THE REPORTS
OF NOISEBRIDGE'S DEATH ARE GREATLY EXAGGERATED.
On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 4:54 PM, 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
> - 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
> - 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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> Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
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