[Noisebridge-discuss] Semantics

Andrew Byrne andrew at pachakutech.com
Tue Apr 2 18:48:43 UTC 2013


On a slightly more sociopathic note that only mirrors Naomi's well-founded
advice, why do you seek the living amongst the dead? Shaming people effects
little change--it assumes an agency that's often lacking--but moving a
chair can have profound social consequences. -dru
On Apr 2, 2013 12:57 AM, "Naomi Most" <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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>> *First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you,
>> then you win*.
>> - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
>>
>> *But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably
>> the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism,
>> it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to
>> provide new Guards for their future security.*
>> - Declaration of Independence*
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