[Noisebridge-discuss] learning vs getting shit done

Jeffrey Faden jeffreyatw at gmail.com
Tue Jun 4 01:23:55 UTC 2013


Really? You have all the tools and materials Noisebridge has at your home?
Jeffrey

On Sat, Jun 1, 2013 at 9:09 PM, Nicholas LoCicero <nick.locicero at gmail.com>
wrote:

> I've been to several 12-step type spaces where they are very similar to
> Noisebridge in that they are entirely member funded, have no
> "professionals" running the place, etc.  These places do much better
> selling coffee to their members than having an entire kitchen.  I'd much
> rather see the kitchen go and have some cafe-coffee place like the one you
> suggest.  Even if it's just pay what you can for self-serve, on your honor
> coffee.  The idea works really well and the kitchen really pollutes the
> space in my opinion.  How does this sound?
> On Sat, Jun 1, 2013 at 6:40 PM, Dan Cote <terminationshok at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I wouldn't mind having a slightly more serious working area, physically
>> separate from the rest of the space. I'm thinking of a coffee shop style
>> area. Anyone care to start an rfc for such an area? Is there a pattern for
>> starting RFCs on the wiki?
>> On Jun 1, 2013 9:32 AM, "Robert "Finny" Merrill" <rfmerrill at berkeley.edu>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> So one of the primary complaints that people have about NB is that you
>>> can't get work done without people coming up to you and asking you
>>> tons of questions about what you're doing.
>>>
>>> I think this is a result of the fact that many of the events that
>>> introduce people to the space are learning-type events (CHM, other
>>> classes etc), and as such people tend to (initially, at least) think
>>> of NB as a learning environment.
>>>
>>> nb-as-learning-space and nb-as-getting-shit-done-space are not
>>> entirely opposed but do have some opposing features, so I think we
>>> should keep that in mind and come to a conscious decision on how we
>>> want to balance the two.
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