[Noisebridge-discuss] today's noon sleephackers

Rachel McConnell rachel at xtreme.com
Fri Aug 9 20:54:30 UTC 2013


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On 8/9/13 1:52 PM, Rachel McConnell wrote:
> Nicholas, I think it is unfair to say, "noone is doing anything about
> it".  First, lots of people are doing things, but since there is not a
> full consensus about what the problem is nor what is best to do about
> it, sometimes these things counteract each other (e.g. the sleeping
> pods) so it's often hard to see.  Also, the problem (broadly defined as
> non-hackers doing stuff that impedes hacking) is a hard one to solve, as
> it is not obvious how to a) identify non-hackers nor how to b) either
> make them into hackers or encourage them to not-hack elsewhere.
>
> Second, if you want changes to happen, please please please make them
> happen yourself!  You have heard, endlessly, about "doocracy".  It is
> really a thing.  That is really how shit gets done at NB.  Yeah, not a
> lot of shit gets done, and some things that everyone agrees would be
> nice to happen, don't, but that's only because nobody has stepped up to
> actually do them.  You could do them, you know.  (You too, everyone else
> who is reading this.)
>
> Daniel, regarding the donation box: it was stolen some time back
> according to an earlier thread.  I'm in process of making a new, heavy
> and sturdy steel one, but it will take me another week or so.  Anyone
> who wants to provide one in the meantime, feel free.
>
> Rachel1.0
>
> On 8/9/13 1:44 PM, Nicholas LoCicero wrote:
>> Fair enough. I do think a lot of changes at noisebridge need to be made,
>> but nothing is enforceable. Sooo, idk. It's just annoying to keep
>> hearing the same problem and no one is doing anything about it. I agree
>> it's a problem that detracts from other peoples use of the space. I took
>> the picture joke too sensitively. It's friday, be happy!
>>
>> I do love noisebridge and am upset nothing changes accept the slow,
>> entropic demise of the space.
>>
>> On Aug 9, 2013 1:35 PM, "Daniel Kelly" <arrays.tostring at gmail.com
>> <mailto:arrays.tostring at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     Nicholas, I carefully excluded clear pictures of anyone's face from
>>     the photos I posted.
>>
>>     I wouldn't want to accidentally leak the identity of a Noisebridge
>>     bunk bed crasher or couch sleeper.
>>
>>     That could be anyone in the bunk beds.  If it was a couple of body
>>     pillows
>>     plus animated mannequin heads, I apologize.  Excellent hack.
>>
>>     ok snarkiness off.  I'm sorry for being rude. There's a huge bunch
>>     of homeless guys camping in noisebridge again.
>>
>>     In an unrelated item, I wanted to drop off my traditional $10
>>     donation of whenever I walk through the door of 2169 Mission, but I
>>     couldn't find the donation box.
>>
>>     Have a nice day (really).
>>
>>     On Fri, Aug 9, 2013 at 1:23 PM, Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com
>>     <mailto:rachel at xtreme.com>> wrote:
>>
>>         Rules?  What rules?  We have *one* guideline: Be excellent to
>>         each other.
>>
>>         It is of course a matter of debate whether the following are
>>         excellent, or which is less excellent:
>>
>>         * sleeping at NB
>>         * photographing sleepers at NB
>>
>>         Rachel1.0
>>
>>
>>         On 8/9/13 12:54 PM, Nicholas LoCicero wrote:
>>
>>             I wish you'd do something interesting with your time in the
>>             space.
>>             Instead you break the rules photographing people without
>>             their consent.
>>
>>             The guy in camo pants fell asleep reading about calculus and
>>             actually
>>             understands java really well.
>>
>>             Please attend the next meeting, Daniel. I'm not sure you
>>             understand the
>>             rules of this place.
>>
>>             On Aug 9, 2013 12:13 PM, "Daniel Kelly"
>>             <arrays.tostring at gmail.com <mailto:arrays.tostring at gmail.com>
>>             <mailto:arrays.tostring at gmail.__com
>>             <mailto:arrays.tostring at gmail.com>>> wrote:
>>
>>                  They look so peaceful
>>
>>             http://imgur.com/a/UDB1M#__fVTplDL
>>             <http://imgur.com/a/UDB1M#fVTplDL>
>>             http://imgur.com/a/UDB1M#__JdP9laC
>>             <http://imgur.com/a/UDB1M#JdP9laC>
>>
>>                  Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz__zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
>>
>>
>>
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