[Noisebridge-discuss] Semantics

Naomi Most pnaomi at gmail.com
Tue Apr 2 07:56:52 UTC 2013


If you start seeing patterns of human behavior, look to the environment,
not the individuals.  The chances are not high that all of those people are
"stupid".  The chances are much higher that Noisebridge has a bad user
interface.

For further reading, I suggest the first 3 chapters of The Design of
Everyday Things by Donald A Norman.




On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 4:56 PM, Mitchel McAllister <xonimmortal at yahoo.com>wrote:

> The "stupid-free zone" lasted about 12.3 minutes, if you recall. That's
> about the time that the "Steve Jobs was teh gay" conspiracy talk started
> back up again.
>
> - Reverend Mik McAllister
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> --- On *Mon, 4/1/13, Robert Benson <sf99er at gmail.com>* wrote:
>
>
> From: Robert Benson <sf99er at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Semantics
> To: "NoiseBridge Discuss" <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
> Date: Monday, April 1, 2013, 3:18 PM
>
>
> while i agree that people talking while i am trying to focus is
> bothersome, i realize that noisebridge is quite large & there is usually
> another less used area in which i can retreat to; perhaps installing a few
> more ethernet cables would expand the usable space.
>
> as to the newcomers & their inquiries, perhaps a well placed welcome board
> could be installed that could serve as a noisebridge primer in the event
> nobody is available or inclined to give a tour. dan has do-ocratically been
> greeting people at the upstairs door & he gives a damn good tour, imho. if
> people are really bothering you, maybe a do not disturb sign could be set
> up by you...kinda like your 'stupid free zone' sign.
>
> me thinks, anarchy demands tolerance & communication
>
> wishing you all the best
>
> ~robb
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