[Noisebridge-discuss] Fwd: Noisebridge Noisy Awesomeness
robertayoungchu at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 22:57:55 PST 2012
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From: Robert Chu <robertayoungchu at gmail.com>
Date: Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 10:57 PM
Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Noisebridge Noisy Awesomeness
To: Jared Dunne <jareddunne at gmail.com>
and thanks for the hack'o'mation!
Rayc reporting from Noisebridge Proper
On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 10:53 PM, Jared Dunne <jareddunne at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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."
>> Noisebridge-discuss mailing list
>> Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
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